| Mar 30, 2014
Can we spend a few minutes talking about Noreen Bruce?
She's the mom of Grayson Bruce, the 9-year-old North Carolina boy who was harassed at school for carrying a My Little Pony backpack, which he uses as a lunch box.
You've probably heard his story....
| May 22, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Parenting a teenager can be an uphill battle. In addition to the problems you may have faced in your youth, a new host of issues are presented by texting, sexting, social media and cyberbullying, point out experts.
“Say the right thing and you&...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking."
Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
| May 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped.
Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The bodies of two males and two females were found Tuesday in an apparent homicide in an upscale home in Mission Viejo, Orange County authorities said.
The victims’ ages, as well as their relationships, were not released.
Though he declined to...
| Mar 27, 2014
Looking for something different to do?
Here's a sampling of ideas, from painting dinner parties to record-setting dancing and duct-tape crafting.
March 30: Hip-hop
University of St. Francis graduates and classmates are hoping to draw 1,000 people to...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Authorities are now investigating a quadruple slaying in a hillside Orange County home as a murder-suicide.
The presumed killer is believed to be among the four dead, Orange County sheriff’s Lt. Jeff Hallock said Tuesday afternoon.
| May 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Johnny Depp is in early talks to star as Harry Houdini in Lionsgate's "The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero."
If the deal closes, Depp's producing partner Christi Dembrowski will produce through their Infinitum Nihil banner...
| May 2, 2014
Sister Kathleen McIntyre was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, the hospital that ultimately became her life's work.
She was inspired to become a nurse after watching the Sisters of Little Company of Mary care for her ailing...
| May 17, 2014
Cindy Starr is planning a comeback. You've never heard of Cindy Starr? Well, that's definitely your loss. A famed dancer, singer and actress of indeterminate yesteryear, Starr plots her return to the big time in an explosion of pink sparkles, tappin'...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:13 PM
After 21 years, "Dark Blood" will finally see the light of day. River Phoenix's final film, which suspended production in 1993 when the actor died of an overdose but was improbably salvaged by its director years later, has been acquired for U.S....