| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Ed Hookstratten, a lawyer and agent to the stars whose clients spanned the news, entertainment and sports world, died at his Beverly Hills home Wednesday from complications related to congestive heart failure. He was 83.
Known as "The Hook,"...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:45 PM
For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Studios say they will support efforts by the Writers Guild of America to ensure that screenwriters are paid on time.
The Writers Guild of America, West announced this week that it was working with talent agents on a joint project to "address the chronic...
| Mar 4, 2013
Last week, I enjoyed joining a lunch discussion with a few dozen community leaders who were interested in education, volunteerism, and the community. The goal of the lunch was to brainstorm ways together to inspire students, parents and policy-makers to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival.
Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
At long last, Derrick Rose is back. Not just playing preseason games, either. The Bulls' game Tuesday at Miami is the most anticipated Chicago season opener since, well, maybe ever. What did everyone miss most? You can start with this list.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Once it restarts its speed camera program, Baltimore City won’t issue any automated speeding tickets on major school holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, transportation officials say.
The new holiday policy is a change from the city’s...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Rev. Gertie T. Williams feels very much at home when she volunteers at the restored Ellicott City Colored School on Frederick Road.
The Howard County native's ease in her surroundings is for good reason: From grades one through seven, she attended a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Once a year, we take a day to honor Martin Luther King Jr. On that day for the past nine years, Connecticut Dance Alliance has presented a day-long celebration of King with master dance classes, followed by a performance celebrating some of the ideals...