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  • Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Cherie Morton, 40, Bakersfield; found dead in Bahrain

    Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Cherie Morton was, among other things, a bingo player. She played it regularly and, as colleague Millie Slamin recalled, seemed to always leave a game with either a cash or door prize. "We used to tease her," Slamin said....
  • Coping with the deluge

    The storm system that has pounded California since last week was expected to weaken today into a series of sporadic but intense showers, with the possibility of more rain Tuesday night. Emergency preparedness officials, who had geared up for the worst in...
  • Celebrating a shared history

    Celebrating a shared history
    On an uninviting swatch of arid desert, marked by sagebrush and mesquite trees just east of the California border, the winds of war blew together the fates of two beleaguered peoples. In a now familiar tale, 120,000 Japanese Americans were removed from...
  • Letters to the Editor

    Journalism and terrorism Re "A byline for Hamas?" Opinion, July 22 I would rather that people write Op-Ed articles than fire rockets or build illegal settlements. The protests of Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper are heartfelt, but their claim to moral...
  • Republicans slam Obama for spending

     
    by Mark Silva California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, delivering the Republican Party's weekly address today, maintained a steady drumbeat of GOP criticism for President Barack Obama's record spending. This capped a week, featuring the deadline for federal income...
  • Huskies Host Seattle U In Non-Conference Battle

    SEATTLE -- Lorenzo Romar didn't need any prompting to recall his playing career at Washington, when the Huskies biggest rival wasn't necessarily Washington State but often Seattle University. "Seattle U was two, because we played them twice, that we...
  • Prop 8 Opponents Boycott Businesses

    LOS ANGELES - More than a week after the passage of Proposition 8, activists opposed to the ban on gay marriage have shifted their protests to new arenas -- using boycotts to target businesses and individuals who contributed to the winning side. The...
  • Tiffany McElroy

    Tiffany McElroy
    Tiffany McElroy is co-anchor of the early edition of "The CW11 Morning News," the weekday news program seen on Tribune Broadcasting's CW Television Network Affiliate, WPIX Channel 11 (The CW11), here. She and colleague Craig Treadway are seen Monday...
  • Cathy Hobbs

    Cathy Hobbs
    Cathy Hobbs is a General Assignment Reporter and substitute anchor for WPIX-TV Channel 11 in New York City.  Cathy is also the host and executive producer of NY Residential, WPIX's weekly real estate series. She joined WPIX in April 1997; from WRC-TV...
  • Foreclosure filings soared 81% last year as mortage crisis proves worse than expected

    More than 2.3 million American homeowners faced foreclosure proceedings last year, an 81 percent increase from 2007, with the worst yet to come as consumers grapple with layoffs, shrinking investment portfolios and falling home prices. Nationwide, more...
  • Hundreds of Stations Cut Analog Signals

    NEW YORK (AP) - About a quarter of the nation's TV stations cut off their analog signals Tuesday, causing sets to go dark in households that were not prepared for digital television despite two years of warnings about the transition. Though most...
  • Gas Prices Down in U.S., Up in California

    LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. average retail gasoline price fell for the 25th straight week to a level not seen since early 2004, the Energy Department said Monday. But California's gasoline prices inched higher by nearly half a penny over the week as supplies...