| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Frederick Franklin Otto, 87, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.
Fred was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Big Pool, Md. He was the son of the late Joseph Ronald Otto and Viola Ruth Otto. He was the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Bob Borngesser, the longtime news director and anchor of WHAG-TV, died Wednesday morning at his Hagerstown home at the age of 79, his daughter Cathy Bromwell said.
"He was gloriously imperfect. He was a wonderful father," said Bromwell of Virginia Beach....
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Roanoke County's police chief is retiring.
Chief Ray Lavinder made the announcement Friday. He's been chief since 1997.
Assistant Police Chief Terrell Holbrook will step in as acting chief when Lavinder's retirement becomes effective on November 1st. ...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:27 AM
How hot is honey? Well, hives nudge the edges of fruit orchards and flower-filled fields and in backyards across the country, as a story in the Tribune's Good Eating section reports. And you'll find them perched atop restaurants, high rises and civic...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In recent decades, gun rights and gun control have been high on the list of issues in the cultural war sharply dividing Americans. Gun control's passionate proponents and opponents clash in the media, city council chambers, state legislatures, Congress,...
| Jul 24, 2011
Retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who became the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and guided military and humanitarian efforts in the post-Cold War era of the 1990s, has died. He was 75.
Shalikashvili died Saturday...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:39 AM
Although he hasn't lived in Johnstown since the mid-1980s, Tom Walter still makes frequent return visits to his hometown. Few of those trips, however, are likely to be as memorable as Walter's upcoming return to Johnstown next week, when the Wake...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:43 AM
Name — Elliot Hirshman
Age — 50
Hometown — not given
Education — I earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology at UCLA.
Experience — Most...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:41 PM
Newport Beach resident CoCo Vandeweghe won her first-round match at tennis' U.S. Open on Tuesday, defeating Alberta Brianti of Italy, 7-5, 6-3, in Flushing Meadows, New York.
It was the first win for Vandeweghe, 19, in the singles main draw of a Grand...
| Mar 6, 2007
IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, it is a punishable offense to deny the Holocaust. In contrast, Japanese war crimes have never been fully prosecuted or acknowledged, nor have most victims been afforded redress. Last week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
| Jul 13, 2008
Daily Kos. Little Green Footballs. Talking Points Memo. Instapundit. Firedoglake. Captain's Quarters. These are among the thousands of political blogs that are increasingly a factor in U.S. politics. Bloggers and their readers are courted by politicians,...
| Aug 6, 2007
Did you see that YouTube video of an Australian priest hurling abuse at a motley crew of skateboarders in front of Melbourne's St. Patrick's Cathedral? Well, his superiors did, and last week the Rev. Mgr. Geoff Baron was placed on indefinite leave....