| Feb 16, 2014
Two times in one week, Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies were confronted with rampaging men who tore off their clothes, shouted gibberish and fought with "super human" strength against all attempts to stop them.
The cases – which happened within...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Winter is synonymous with snow, Christmas and … lacrosse?
This year, perhaps more than any other, a sport which crowns a national champion on usually the hottest day in May and the coldest season have been linked arm-in-arm.
Since Feb. 1, when...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Five men were arrested after police responded to reports of fighting in Fort Lauderdale beach where a large crowd gathered on Presidents Day.
More than a dozen officers responded, along with two Wilton Manors police officers, on State Road A1A, north...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:20 PM
GETTYSBURG — Need a life-sized Civil War wax figure? The former American Civil War Wax Museum is redesigning its exhibits and will auction off items, including wax figures, on March 15.
Now the Gettysburg Heritage Center, the museum was acquired by...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:24 PM
BURLINGTON - Crowds gathered through the afternoon and early evening Friday at the Ahern Funeral Home in Farmington say goodbye to long-time community leader Ted Scheidel.
Calling hours rans for six hours for Scheidel, who died Sunday at 69, and by mid-...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
RANDSBURG, Calif. — In 1899, this gold-rich Mojave Desert town had a population of 3,500 and boasted churches, bordellos, saloons, hotels, a thousand-seat opera house and a skating rink.
But when the mines played out, the miners moved on —...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:36 PM
What's more complicated than Carmageddon and could seriously mess with the flow of Angelenos' long Presidents' Day weekend?
It's Jamzilla. That's the monster-evoking moniker that transportation officials have adopted for the 405 Freeway lane closures...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The makers of "The Nut Job" -- Gulfstream Pictures, Redrover Co. Ltd. and ToonBox Entertainment Ltd.-- have launched a trio of animation projects as part of a lab to develop toons for film and TV.
The move comes with "The Nut Job" (pictured above) having...
| Feb 2, 2014
The Italians have a phrase, si non è vero è ben trovato, which roughly translates as, "If it isn't true, it ought to be."
If only the critics who decry the inaccuracies to be found in recent movies could take that attitude. Whether dealing with outer...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Board surfers may soon be riding more waves at The Wedge.
The Blackball Working Group, charged with reviewing surfing policies throughout Newport Beach, has suggested extending the number of months and the amount of daytime during those months when...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:03 PM
When 66-year-old Lance Jencks first began bodysurfing at the Wedge in Newport Beach, he would often arrive at 7 a.m. and stay until 11 a.m.
Jencks wanted to get out there early because he loved the morning's glassy waves, he explained to the city's...