| May 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday.
Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
| Feb 23, 2014
Daniela Hernandez, 27, and Lionel Garcia, 35, met on Facebook before ever meeting in person because they had so many mutual contacts, including sisters who volunteered with Paws Chicago animal shelter.
Daniela, an analyst with the Cook County Board of...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:29 AM
As a child, Tinley Park's new deputy police chief thought his father's auxiliary police attire resembled a superhero outfit.
Charles Faricelli, 43, said his father was head of the auxiliary department in Cedar Lake, Ind., which planted the earliest...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014.
Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
| May 20, 2014
Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:42 AM
It was only a few days ago that Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki sent out wedding invitations.
Now, one of sport's glitziest power couples has abruptly split, with the golfer from Northern Ireland announcing Wednesday that he has broken off his...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:55 PM
MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches.
"There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie."
"I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique.
Her blond hair is...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Like St. Patrick's Day in Boston or New Year's Eve in New York City, April 20 seems to have a found an epicenter in Denver.
The annual global celebration of marijuana drew tens of thousands of people this weekend to festivals in Denver, the capital of...