| May 15, 2012
| 12:35 PM
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No matter the industry — music, movies, sports, business, whatever — being called "the next big thing" is a...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Controversial Sea Shepherd conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson was released from a German jail on Monday after posting 250,000 euros ($318,000) bail in an extradition case from Costa Rica.
Watson, whose attempts to disrupt Japanese...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Walter S. "Bud" Fialkewicz, who had worked as an agent supervisor for the Drug Enforcement Administration, died Aug. 28 of a heart attack at a grandson's home in Coral Gables, Fla.
He was 86 and lived in Silver Spring.
The son of a baker and a...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Baghdad -- The vice president of Iraq -- the country's top Sunni politician -- pleaded for calm Monday following his death sentence in absentia, while lashing out at Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over what he described as a politically motivated...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:23 AM
BERLIN -- The story of the so-called Forest Boy is a lie, police in Germany said Friday.
The 20-year-old hoaxer, who claimed he was 17 and lived in the German woods for five years, is actually from Hengelo, Netherlands.
He never lived in the forest...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:50 PM
IMPERIAL — Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza detuvieron a tres adolescentes de 15, 17 y 19 años de edad, todas ciudadanas americanas, en posesión de un cuchillo, luego de que una empresaria de la Zona Centro de Calexico las denunciara por haber...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:50 AM
CALEXICO - A Fontana resident faces drug-related charges following his weekend arrest at the downtown Port of Entry on suspicion of trying to smuggle 11 pounds of methamphetamine.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers uncovered 11 wrapped...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
A 41-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing the owner of a Westport jewelry store and fleeing with hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of diamonds was arrested in Spain on Monday, officials said.
Andrew Robert Levene, also known as Robert...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:22 AM
A West Haven man awaiting extradition to face charges of murdering the owner of a Westport jewelry store and stealing $300,000 worth of diamonds has killed himself in a Spanish prison, according to law enforcement sources.
Andrew Robert Levene, also...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:47 AM
TIJUANA — El presunto líder del Cartel Arellano Félix en Tijuana, identificado como Cesar Alfredo Meza García, alías “El Tachuelas”, quien era buscado por las corporaciones de Estados Unidos, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA por sus...