| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:44 PM
A registered sex offender was sentenced to nearly 20 years in federal prison for trying to lure what he thought was a 15-year-old boy into meeting him for sex on New Year's Eve.
Paul David Culbreth, 52, of Loxahatchee, was barred from contact with minors...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:46 PM
As far as comparisons go, Joe Harris has never taken offense to the kind of line his teammates have drawn connecting Harris and Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett.
From the moment he committed to U.Va. in the summer of 2009 out of Chelan,...
| 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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The sworn testimony of Sheriff Scott Israel in his recent ethics law case veered into the personal realm a bit, with some interesting tidbits about the countywide elected leader.
Israel was being investigated for a possible ethics violation after he and...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Spring has officially sprung which, here in Michigan, means we peel down to just one layer of long underwear. As the snow banks thaw, they steadily reveal another inch or two of the 4-foot plastic Santa that's been buried since New Year's Eve, creating...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel filed new documents in recent days disclosing another gift he received in 2013.
Israel said in a letter to the state Commission on Ethics that he made the disclosures based on what he learned during his recent ethics case....
| Jan 30, 2014
He was looking to transform his successful coffee shop into a full-service restaurant with thoughtful local cuisine. She was a champion of local food, the executive director of Connecticut's largest farmers market. But Andrew GŁtt and Winter Caplanson had...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:47 PM
State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades.
Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:19 PM
— The streets of South America's largest city were oddly quiet Saturday.
Brazil's prized national team was playing in the second round of the World Cup, so by noon, after all the stores and restaurants had closed, you could walk down the center of...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington.
The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Ride-sharing services pair smart-phone users in need of rides with drivers willing to provide them. Services such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar say they'll get you from point A to point B more cheaply than a cab, as long as...