| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
NEW BRITAIN — Even after all the mass killings that have calloused the state and nation in the past 40 years, the name of a New Britain bakery remains infamous.
Before the night of Oct. 19, 1974, the Donna Lee Bakery was a neighborhood place to...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:53 PM
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — The hallways were buzzing with pupils arriving for classes at Franklin Regional Senior High School when screams, shouts and the thunder of running feet broke the morning routine.
"Run, run! He has a knife!" a teacher yelled...
| Apr 16, 2014
If your idea of a scary camping experience is spooky stories around the campfire, you've got another scream coming.
"Terror Trails," a horror-themed, 13-hour frightfest in the woods, will debut at Camp Cedarcrest in Orange in July, and director Bobby...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:30 PM
A season of mostly old favorites is on tap as Orlando Ballet moves to a new performance space at downtown's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in December.
Such popular works as "Vampire's Ball," "Swan Lake" and "The Nutcracker" highlight the...
| Apr 5, 2014
THOUSAND PALMS — In an industrial corridor outside Palm Springs, silent and still after most everyone had fled with the sunset, Grant Calkins and his wife, Janna, crept into a warehouse. They peered around, wondering if they were in the right place....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Family fun and thrills galore
There’s plenty of fun in store this summer at Knoebel’s Amusement Resort. The family park— which opened in 1926— will feature two new games this year, an expanded Wi-Fi area, two new rides for...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Kids, in the spring of 2014, "How I Met Your Mother" aired its final episode, and part of its legacy may be its knack for long-running gags.
See, the genius behind the CBS comedy wasn't just the nonlinear storytelling, but the writers' way of weaving...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:55 PM
When three city officials were arrested trying to shake down a marijuana dispensary owner, Cudahy was branded a town where bribes were routine and elections were rigged.
On Tuesday, state officials added one more indignity to Cudahy's battered...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Jack Bierman founded a magazine that looked at Southern California from the perspective of a child.
"When we ask what there is to do in Los Angeles, we don't ask it from 6 feet up," he said in a 1984 interview with The Times. "We look at the view from 3...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:49 AM
People in western Orange County looking for their Halloween scares know all they have to do is head over to 'Holiday Joe’s' house.
Joe Williams has been adding onto his Halloween gore-a-torium at his house at 15304 E. Oakland Ave., for more than...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Julianne Hough put her worst face forward Friday night, knotting up her blond locks and donning blackface for her Halloween costume, the character Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren from "Orange Is the New Black."
On Saturday, she apologized.