| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:25 PM
NEW YORK – Two new mayors, two big cities, two unfortunate traffic incidents. But one incident – in Los Angeles – was viewed as awkward and sad, while the other – in New York – has become yet another irritant for Mayor Bill...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:55 PM
George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78.
"He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with drugs found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, the New York Daily News and CNN reported, citing unidentified police sources.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Intriguingly ambiguous in its rooting interests, the "RoboCop" remake doesn't really believe its own poster. The tagline "Crime has a new enemy" suggests little more than point and shoot — the same old cyborg song and dance. While nobody'd be dumb...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For Alafair Burke, whose 10th mystery "All Day and a Night" (Harper: 352 pp., $26.99) is published this month, it all goes back to Dennis Rader. Known as the BTK killer, he terrorized Wichita, Kan., in the 1970s and 1980s, when Burke was growing up there....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Fans of football, Adam Levine and/or James Spader, mark your calendars now. On Monday NBC announced premiere dates for its fall schedule, including returning favorites "The Voice," "The Blacklist" and "Sunday Night Football" and new series "The...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:35 AM
TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills.
The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Orlando Bloom has sold a house in Hollywood Hills West for $3.9 million.
Set behind a tall wooden gate on three-quarters of an acre, the 1940s house has a black exterior and is surrounded by ferns and lush landscaping.
The Outpost Estates-area ranch...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Shortly after Steven Bochco created his Silicon Valley-themed mystery "Murder in the First," he took lead actors Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson on an unusual field trip: to San Francisco's famous criminal headquarters at 850 Bryant St., where the TV...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:42 AM
NEW YORK -- Following a long-fought legal battle over the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk tactics, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that the city has reached an agreement with civil rights attorneys that will bring about major reforms...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:05 PM
It's been quite some time - almost eight years, in fact - since the last home video release of executive producer Steven Bochco's much-acclaimed police drama, so its fans should find this latest offering quite welcome.
Sipowicz and Simone (Dennis Franz,...