| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:43 PM
John Conser of Costa Mesa, a designer and builder of the Conser 47 catamaran, greeted David Pollitt, proud owner of the Conser 47, Shearwater, upon David's completion of a three-year, solo circumnavigation around the world.
"Congratulations, David, on...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:54 AM
New Orleans lost an icon in the architectural world. 91-year-old Arthur Q. Davis died Wednesday.
You can just look at the New Orleans skyline and see Davis' blueprint along with his partner Nathanial Curtis.
The Curtis/Davis firm is best known for...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Ronald Magee sued a half-dozen Chicago police officers in 2009, claiming, among other things, the officers had falsely arrested him a year earlier.
Magee’s federal lawsuit ended with a mistrial, and it was eventually dismissed in 2011. On Tuesday,...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by James Oliphant Rep. Charles Rangel, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee who has been dogged by ethics questions, said today that he would temporarily surrender his powerful post. In a brief letter to House Speaker Nancy......