| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Around the first of the year, I always write a column on fashion resolutions.
Usually I keep it fairly universal -- tips for the average person that address seemingly widespread problems or struggles with shopping, wardrobes or personal style.
| Jan 8, 2014
We're wild about Harry. The tomato-taste tinkerer at the University of Florida, Harry Klee has worked for years to target the most universally consumer-pleasing tomato flavors. He and colleagues are poised this year to release two hybrid tomatoes,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The Howard County police officer who was accused and acquitted of assaulting a man in an off-duty incident last year resigned Jan. 1 during the department's internal investigation, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Lawrence Cameron Cook, 31, of the...
| Dec 10, 2013
Christmas comes early every year for Bridgid Defranceschi of Lakeview.
On Saturday morning, she'll do as she always does—wake up energized after a long night's sleep, prepare eggs and toast for her friends and family and don her best Christmas...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:48 PM
WASHINGTON — As drug dealers go, Lori Ann Newhouse was strictly small time.
A high school dropout from a little Iowa town, Newhouse had three sons, a low-paying job as a telemarketer and a relentless methamphetamine habit. On St. Patrick's Day...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:26 AM
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The astonishing growth of the oil-fueled western North Dakota economy has provided many opportunities for people from all over to find high-paying jobs in the industry. The accompanying growing pains have also choked city...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:50 AM
When St. Charles residents gather along Main Street at the end of the month for the city's annual Holiday Homecoming parade, they likely won't be allowed to set up camp as usual outside of the Hotel Baker.
Half the width of the sidewalk outside the hotel...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
So much in Los Angeles changes fast. Treasure the good things that don't.
"Hello, Doris!" goes the chorus of regulars at the Original Farmers Market, when they stop by to see Doris Perez, who has been there as long as they know.
Her first job was at...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With sincere apologies to, and selective quotations from, Finley Peter Dunne, creator of the immortal Mister Dooley, the Irish barkeep and political sage who first noted that politics ain't beanbag.
Francis X. Hennessey looked even more confused than...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Good morning, Funny Money fans, and, by the looks of it, you had a great St. Patrick's Day. At least I hope you downed a couple pints of green beer yesterday. Otherwise, you need to see a dentist pronto.
Of course, there a lots of worse aspects to a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:58 PM
They have fans all over the world. They've performed in 187 cities, including in Japan, Bosnia and shows across Europe. With an extensive playlist from more than a dozen albums that includes classics like "Sunday, Bloody Sunday," "With or Without You,"...