| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:37 AM
WEST ATHENS, Calif. -- A motorcyclist fleeing a California Highway Patrol officer was killed in a crash in the West Athens area early Thursday.
The incident began around 12:41 a.m. when a CHP officer in a patrol car spotted three motorcyclists driving at...
| Sep 12, 2010
A 20-year-old man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident in Calhoun County early Sunday.
At 8:30 a.m. Sunday, troopers from the Michigan State Police's Battle Creek Post responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on M-66 near N Drive...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:06 AM
A report just released by the U.S. Air Force concludes that a combination of military errors played a role in the death of Senior Airman James or "Jimmy" Hansen, of Athens, near Battle Creek.
In a 29-page report, the U.S. Air Force Ground Accident...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:13 PM
25-year-old Jimmy Hansen was killed earlier this month after something went wrong with a controlled demolition. Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for the airman from the Battle Creek area who died in Iraq.
There will be a...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 3:36 PM
The ashes of Senior Airman Jimmy Hansen arrived home in West Michigan today.
Family members of the 25 year old held a private ceremony at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base before heading to Athens High School where Jimmy graduated back in 2003....
| Feb 13, 2011
When a crisis strikes a country you're visiting, it pays to have friends. By the time the U.S. government began evacuating its citizens from troubled Egypt last month, some tour operators, travel agents and private security firms had already moved their...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 5:03 PM
I believe that due to American exceptionalism, the United States is on the verge of another dramatic period of economic growth. Our nation is far from perfect, but we learn from our mistakes, change dramatically and move on.
After three years of failed...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 10:29 AM
It's time for the travel two-step: First, deciding where in the world you'd like to go for your summer vacation. Second, finding the perfect travel guide to accompany you. I've been known to stand in a bookstore aisle for long agonizing stretches, reading...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The Florida Gators picked up their 14th commitment of the 2012 recruiting class with the pledge of Boiling Springs (N.C.) Crest safety Rhaheim Ledbetter on Friday morning. A happy day in Gainesville, no doubt.
That all changed Friday night.
A pair of...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Now is the summer of our discontent. If you'd like a little theatrical relief from all that's ailing America's body politic, Anne Bogart and SITI Company are probably not your ticket.
FOR THE RECORD:
Tragedian's name: The...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 2:38 PM
ATHENS, Greece -- Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will step down as his government's leader, the country's president announced Sunday night -- agreeing to do so on the condition that the controversial 130 billion euro bailout deal is approved.
| Nov 5, 2011
In Athens, meanwhile, Greece's prime minister survived a confidence vote in parliament, calming a revolt in his Socialist party with a pledge to seek an interim government that would secure a vital new European debt deal.
In the end, only vague offers to...