| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Chicago is seeing its fourth straight month dominated by below-normal cold, a pattern that seems locked into place at least through next week.
Temperatures dipped below zero in some western suburbs starting Wednesday night, with wind chills ranging...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
DirecTV on Monday unveiled a suite of new weather services for its subscribers, including a feature that allows customers to gain access to local weather information at any time, in a move likely to undermine the position of The Weather Channel, which was...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:42 AM
It should be nice and warm today and Wednesday - then considerably cooler on Thursday and Friday.
The forecast calls for the mercury to dip into the low 50s on Thursday night and Friday morning across the region. High temperatures on Thursday and Friday...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The storm system that soaked much of Northern California over the weekend didn't end the state's punishing drought. But it just may have kept it out of the record books.
"We're out of the cellar, I think," said chief state hydrologist Maury Roos, a...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:38 PM
During dinner service at a Santa Monica restaurant a few years ago, a sushi chef known to customers as Yama disappeared out the back, car keys in hand. A few moments later, he reemerged clutching a package tightly wrapped in plastic.
| Feb 14, 2014
Sunday, Feb. 16
Concert The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum presents the Anne Arundel Community College Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Singers in a "Salute to the Pops" at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Scientists have cracked a cellular biology mystery underlying a harmful effect oil spills have on fish: irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest.
In studying the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on bluefin tuna spawning in the...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The changing climate is expected to make Connecticut a different place with more extreme weather, hotter summers and more precipitation, disrupting the natural world around us and testing our ability to respond and adapt.
Some changes will be volatile...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Shrimp fishermen were in for a shock when they pulled in an incredibly rare goblin shark off of Key West, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
This marks the second time a goblin shark has ever been recorded in the Gulf of...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Overfishing and warming waters are combining to create a potent one-two punch that threatens significant harm to New England's already beleaguered fish and fishermen. Fortunately, there is one thing we can do to help cushion both blows: protect ocean...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
— With oysters showing signs of revival in the Chesapeake Bay, some are trying to bring the bivalves back in the bay's second largest tributary, the Potomac River.
Just two years into their fledgling effort to restore the river's once-bountiful...