| Sep 15, 2013
Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
New York police fired on a man who was acting erratically Saturday night at a busy midtown intersection in Manhattan, wounding two bystanders, according to social media and news media reports.
“OMG just witnessed NYPD gun down a pedestrian in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:19 AM
If the pilot of cop show "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is any indication, police captain Ray Holt is well on his way to joining the pantheon of well-realized LGBT characters on network TV.
It's not that Holt (portrayed by "Homicide" alum Andre Braugher) is...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A man is in custody Thursday after he tried to slit his wrists with a knife outside NBC's "Today Show" in Rockefeller Center in New York City, police said.
The incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. EST Thursday. An NYPD representative said the man, who was...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"NYPD Blue" actor Esai Morales will square off against SAG-AFTRA co-President Ken Howard in an election this summer to determine who will lead Hollywood's largest entertainment union.
SAG-AFTRA said late Friday night that Howard and Morales had...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Veteran character actor Jack McGee, known for his stints on "NYPD Blue" and "Rescue Me," is in a shoe-box-sized room gobbling like a turkey — to the immense pleasure of four grown men.
"Sound a little more defeated," the writers and producers...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:59 PM
In a way, part of the outrage had always been about public space: Trayvon Martin, 17, carrying a can of iced tea and a bag of Skittles, was walking home when he was shot dead after a struggle with a neighborhood watch volunteer who had viewed him as...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars.
The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Actor Nick Nolte has put a Malibu compound up for sale that has seen a galaxy of stars come through its arched entryway.
Besides Nolte, other notables to have owned the house include comedian Tommy Chong, Don Felder of the Eagles and music producer...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...