Jim Krumel: When trains tangle with cars, trains win

Jim Krumel: When trains tangle with cars, trains win

You’ve driven across these railroad tracks hundreds of times without seeing a train. You slow down, give it the obligatory look both ways, and s...

January 11th, 2016 |  


Jerry Zezima: Remembrance of a cool guy

Jerry Zezima: Remembrance of a cool guy

The first time I met Carmine Pikero, the man who would become my father-in-law, he was standing in the parking lot at Stamford (now Trinity) Catholic ...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Car talk: Car’s angle may affect its ability to start

Car talk: Car’s angle may affect its ability to start

I have an ‘06 Pontiac Vibe. It’s a stick shift that I lovingly refer to as “The Ponticorn,” since stick shifts these days are ...

January 10th, 2016 |  



Don Stratton: Officers carry guns for one reason: to protect lives

Don Stratton: Officers carry guns for one reason: to protect lives

Thomas Lucente’s column last Sunday about the Cleveland Police Department shooting of Tamir Rice contains some facts, and a lot of what I believ...

January 10th, 2016 |  


George Will: A chance to mend First Amendment rights

George Will: A chance to mend First Amendment rights

WASHINGTON — When the Supreme Court contemplates changing its mind, it must weigh the institutional interest in the law’s continuity again...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: President Obama’s tear a starkly human thing

Leonard Pitts Jr.: President Obama’s tear a starkly human thing

He didn’t bawl.His voice only roughened for a moment and he dabbed at a couple tears that straggled down his cheek. As displays of emotion go, i...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Militia movement is seeing huge growth, experts say

Militia movement is seeing huge growth, experts say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ The seizure of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon by armed anti-government extremists has attracted national attention and raised ...

January 9th, 2016 |  


David Trinko: Man on run from Lima Police Department after sending better photo

David Trinko: Man on run from Lima Police Department after sending better photo

There’s eluding the police, then there’s just plain taunting them. Chip Pugh is taunting them.Pugh, 45, gained Facebook notoriety this wee...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Cheryl Parson: Nine tips to protect your home

Cheryl Parson: Nine tips to protect your home

We’ve been very fortunate to have an amazingly gentle entrance to our winter season thus far, so many of us have put off (or forgotten) some vit...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Legal-Ease: Power of attorney explained

Legal-Ease: Power of attorney explained

What is a power of attorney, and why are the people named in powers of attorney usually not even lawyers?Generally, a power of attorney allows one per...

January 9th, 2016 |