| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:12 PM
In the black market of Maryland's prisons and jails, where the right price can secure cellphones and drugs, transactions unfold through a complex system of currency. Among the key elements: 14-digit codes, prepaid debit cards and text messages.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Late Monday mornings are usually reserved for work. You know, jobs, parenthood, errands. But when David Glenn, publisher of the ACC Sports Journal, tweeted that the conference’s 15 current and future members had agreed to a media grant of rights,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Toni Braxton -- who was born in Severn, Md. -- just might be singing the blues about the real estate market.
Her home in Atlanta, recently foreclosed on, is now for sale for $1.1 million, TMZ reports. And according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Al Groh is smart, in matters football and otherwise, well-spoken and occasionally charming. Like many of us, he is also arrogant, defensive and defiant, and the intensity of those traits rendered him ill-suited to be a head coach, witness his demise at...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Natina Reed, a member of the R&B group Blaque and an actress best known for her role in the 2000 cheerleader comedy "Bring It On," died Friday at the age of 32.
According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Reed was struck by a car late...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I've made no secret of my opposition to Pennsylvania's Voter ID law, which I argued was part of a nationwide strategy to suppress the vote in the 2012 presidential election, not a response to any real voter fraud problem. State......
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:03 AM
As the Olympics kick off in London, many spectators have been baffled and spooked by mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, billed as bits of Olympic stadium steel enchanted by a rainbow. The curious creatures, named for a Shropshire town and a hospital with...
| Nov 12, 2010
"I prune, therefore I am."
Gardening writer Lee May is joking, but he has a point.
Since he and his wife, Lyn, moved from Atlanta to East Haddam in 2001, May has created a fascinating Asian-style garden, using bonsai techniques on his trees and shrubs...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:21 AM
MIAMI - On a breezeless downtown day, the Miami Art Museum seemed like an obligatory stop. Until I got there, and realized that a big chunk of the space was closed for installation. After a quick spin through an exhibit on the influence of the vinyl...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Recently, Mitsitam, the cafe inside the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, was named the city's Casual Restaurant of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. For many visitors, the seasonal menu of North and...