| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:04 AM
I love a good story as much as you do. While the primacy of storytelling in our lives doesn't explain the popularity of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the allure of straightforward, absorbing narrative in any medium remains as important as ever,...
| 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,...
| 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 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 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
As much of the world now knows, mass murderer Charles Manson may be about to get married to Afton Elaine Burton, 26.
Manson was sentenced to death for his role in the 1969 slayings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others, and he has been in state...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:52 AM
Musical guests Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson supplied the most entertaining moments on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. Host Cameron Diaz showed her comical side as a poet rhapsodizing about the UPS Man. But “Weekend Update”...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:32 PM
To the editor: I have no problem with the letter writer's opinion of well-known criminal Charles Manson and his recent announcement of plans to marry. History will never let us forget of the horrific murders committed by his followers, and it's safe to...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:15 PM
To the editor: The thought of this vile monster being permitted to marry while serving his sentence in prison is simply beyond evil and beyond insanity, not to mention an affront to his numerous victims their surviving family members. ("Charles Manson...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Charles Manson is getting married, insists his bride-to-be. And Afton Elaine Burton, 26, plans to take her new husband's last name.
A look at the couple's marriage license shows it's Burton's first marriage and Manson's third, and Manson is listed at an...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Sports seems to be the talk of social media today. From the much-needed wins by the 'Canes and Heat, to Kevin Hart sharing jokes and advice with FSU quarterback Jameis Winston. Here what's trending:
1. Miami Heat
Ending their three-game losing streak,...