(Updated at 2:30 p.m.) Developer Larry Dillin unveiled an urbanized version of the Marina District on Thursday and promised that work will start in the spring on the first 550 rental and for-sale homes. Mr. Dillin said $75 million would be invested in the project an improvement on the $50 million he committed earlier in the year. Mr. Dillin s announcement, in an office building overlooking the Marina District and with Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and other dignitaries present, heralds the first planned investment of private funds in the long-awaited riverfront project.
(Posted at 1:00 p.m.) WASHINGTON Drug makers on Thursday voluntarily pulled kids' cold medicines off the market less than two weeks after the government warned of potential health risks to infants.
(Updated at 10:30 a.m.) CLEVELAND A high school student said Thursday that he and classmates had warned their principal about threats by a classmate who shot and wounded four people before killing himself, and believed the attack could have been prevented.
(Posted at 4:50 p.m.) More lead paint hazard recalls announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission - includes children's toys. J.C. Penney's Disney Winnie the Pooh playset is included.