| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A French couple who agree to raise their children in nature, free from laws and the effects of mass culture, find that things get awfully complicated when the mother decides to go back to organized society in Cedric Kahn's "Wild Life." Caught in the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Rob Zombie expects some backlash for the John Wayne Gacy-inspired room in his Great American Nightmare haunted house at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park. The space brings guests into Gacy’s living room and features an actor in Gacy’s...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Does the John Wayne Gacy room at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare cross the line? Or is everything fair game in a haunted house industry known for its morbid entertainment?
Great American Nightmare is located at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:37 PM
After two decades of sitting empty, the renovated Hall of Justice was dedicated Wednesday, restoring a downtown landmark to its former role as a law enforcement center.
Built in 1925, the Beaux Arts-style building is across Spring Street from the...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:00 AM
As photographers jostled for position, Los Angeles County officials posed in front of a plaque that bore their names outside an iconic building.
For years to come, people who enter the Hall of Justice will be reminded of the role those officials...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:09 AM
This has been a year of bittersweet goodbyes, as some of the brightest curators in Chicago have left for Toronto, Philadelphia, Kassel, Germany, and beyond. 2015 will fill those Lucite platform shoes with who-knows-who, but in the meantime, here's what we...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Mass murderer Charles Manson and 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton will be married, according to reports.
The couple's marriage license has been sent to Corcoran State Prison, where Manson, 80, is serving a life sentence for orchestrating the stabbing...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Virginia white supremacist William White sent death threats to Central Florida law enforcers in 2012, he covered his digital tracks, according to testimony in his trial this week.
But despite an encrypted laptop and untraceable Internet...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The government and defense rested Thursday in the trial of William White, the Virginia neo-Nazi accused of threatening local law enforcers after the raid of an Osceola County white supremacist compound in 2012.
White, 37, of Roanoke, Va., faces...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:46 PM
It wasn’t the Pentagon papers, by a long shot. It was a smallish story about a big case -- the Manson murders.
Bill Farr was a reporter at the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner covering the Charles Manson murder case in 1970 when officers of the court,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The moment, in Bill Robles' recollection, came in a flash. Charles Manson grew agitated during his 1970 murder trial and lunged at the judge, a uniformed official tackling him around the waist and averting further mayhem in the courtroom.
Within an hour,...