| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll.
It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia.
On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
| May 2, 2013
| 9:07 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled 5-2 Thursday that police must first obtain a search warrant if they want to look through a cell phone.
The case centered on a Jacksonville case where police seized the phone of a man identified as the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A 16-year-old Belcamp boy has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with a Craigslist robbery earlier this month.
Rodney Parker Jr., 16, of the 1300 block of Liriope Court, is charged with armed robbery, robbery and theft. He was arrested...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:20 AM
In the midst of one of our nation’s hardest weeks, just after the Boston Marathon the La Cañada Unified School District presented an uplifting program titled “Cliques, Conflicts, Connections: Empowering your daughter to navigate her social and...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly session adjourns at midnight.
Bills that could affect every dog owner and every driver who talks on a...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:39 PM
It was probably my fault that he did it. Because I happened to mention that he sounded so young on the message made two years earlier.
He sounded young and sweet and surprisingly polite, and sometimes I was happy he didn't pick up right away, because...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Home is where the heart is. But it's also a place where families can be more conscious of their energy use. While conserving energy helps save the planet, it also helps homeowners save money.
According to Christine Ackerson, sustainability manager at LG...
| Apr 11, 2013
My son wants a cell phone.
He's 10, and a lot of his friends have them.
When he first asked me, my initial reaction required no thought: absolutely not.
"You are too young," I said. My husband agreed.
I told him I was 21 and working my first job...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:57 AM
We know it's wrong. We know it's distracting and can end with devastating, even deadly consequences. Yet we still do it. And we need to stop.
In March, Kelsey's Law went into effect. The law bans hand-held cell phone use for young drivers with a level...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A man charged with killing his wife has taken the stand in his own defense, answering questions about the couple's relationship leading up to her death.
The defense called Brett Seacat to testify in Kingman County District Court just after 3 p.m....
| Mar 15, 2013
Some clarification needed about smart meters
To the editor:
In reference to a March 12 letter about smart meters, the alarmist websites the writer apparently has been relying on seem to contain a few overblown panic alarms. The assertion that smart...