| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:18 PM
For Nashville's Willis family, the mega-brood that includes 12 children ranging from ages 2 to 20, music literally is a way of life.
After dad Toby Willis saw a performance of the Irish dance tour "Riverdance," years ago, he was inspired to teach his...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:25 PM
As the Ravens get ready to take on the 49ers in New Orleans, officials back home are preparing to deal with what they hope will be a joyful — but not too rowdy — Super Bowl night.
Baltimore police have extensive plans, including mounted...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Gear up for St. Patrick's Day with one of the more iconic Irish-American dishes. Whether you go plain or fancy, we have some tasty recipes -- and you won't need the luck of the Irish.
At many restaurants come March 17, corned beef will be the menu star?...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 9:49 PM
COSTA MESA — When the council chamber doors were opened, voices from the outside burst in.
From the outside, applause and hoots from inside the chamber echoed out.
At City Hall, no matter where you were for Tuesday night's City Council meeting,...
| Apr 7, 2011
The spilled green beer has been mopped up. The garish plastic bowlers have been thrown away. And local Irish pubs have returned to normal after the annual St. Patrick's Day madness. So, for those who appreciate the authentic charm of Celtic watering...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 12:05 PM
HAMPTON — Three players, three positions, three countries. Three ACC schools?
That's the short story of the outside prospects Boo Williams has enlisted for his 2011 basketball road show.
With considerable talent in Hampton Roads, Williams didn't...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Aunt Bee is alive and well and living in Mayberry. OK, not THE Aunt Bee and not THAT Mayberry, but Beverley Roeschel of Belvidere has been given that moniker from time to time since she swears the Four Seasons manufactured home community she lives in is...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:40 PM
COSTA MESA — With a handwritten note, a brick and a throw, criticism of Costa Mesa Mayor Gary Monahan escalated to more than just words when someone vandalized his bar after closing Saturday.
"This wasn't directed at the bar, it was directed at...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 3:11 PM
In Federal Hill, the bars are growing — expanding into adjacent buildings and drawing more rowdy crowds than ever — but so are the complaints from the neighborhood.
A group of Federal Hill residents say the bars have gone too far, and they...
| May 9, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Mayor Richard Daley's final City Hall open house Monday took on a different tone than others he's hosted over the years, as hundreds of guests came mostly to thank him for decades of service rather than to seek the favor of Chicago's powerful chief...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:17 PM
COSTA MESA — A city maintenance worker who committed suicide at City Hall on the day he was to receive a layoff notice had cocaine in his system when he died, according to the county coroner's toxicology report.
Huy Pham, 29, jumped to his death...