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  • Film Review: Amoral universe in '2 Guns' and 'Drug War'

    Film Review: Amoral universe in '2 Guns' and 'Drug War'
    In "2 Guns," Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg play a duo of low-level minions for drug lord Papi (Edward James Olmos). Or more accurately they play two guys playing low-level minions. That is, Bobby (Washington) and Stig (Wahlberg) both work for law...
  • 'We're the Millers': Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis on twisted road

    'We're the Millers': Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis on twisted road
    NEW YORK — When Jennifer Aniston heard last month that Jason Sudeikis was exiting "Saturday Night Live," she sent the comic actor a text. "So sad you're leaving — selfishly — but good for you. An enormous life awaits," she wrote. Her...
  • Review: 'We're the Millers' can't fake the laughs

    Let's start with the story behind "We're the Millers," the new comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis. The writers of the very funny "Wedding Crashers," Bob Fisher and Steve Faber, came up with the idea and wrote the first drafts of "The...
  • Gang leader Tavon White pleads guilty in jail scheme

    Gang leader Tavon White pleads guilty in jail scheme
    The Black Guerrilla Family gang leader at the center of a corruption scandal in the Baltimore City Detention Center pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal racketeering conspiracy charges, then admitted to the state's allegations of attempted murder that...
  • Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Coalinga

    Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Coalinga
    A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning in the Central Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:02 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 16 miles...
  • Feds indict dozens in alleged Mexican Mafia, drug cartel scheme

    Feds indict dozens in alleged Mexican Mafia, drug cartel scheme
    More than 30 members of a powerful Los Angeles street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury as part of two investigations involving the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and L.A. County authorities that officials said...
  • Maryland legislators join call for answers on corrections officer's stabbing

    Maryland legislators join call for answers on corrections officer's stabbing
    Legislators who help shape criminal justice policy in the state have joined union officials in demanding answers in the stabbing of a Western Maryland corrections officer, after it was revealed prison officials knew of a threat against the officer but...
  • Why hasn't Maryland's corrections chief been held accountable for the ongoing prison scandal?

    Why hasn't Maryland's corrections chief been held accountable for the ongoing prison scandal?
    Tavon White pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering for his role in the drug smuggling, cell phone smuggling and sex in the Baltimore detention center ("Gang leader Tavon White pleads guilty in jail scheme," Aug. 7). I am appalled that Maryland Gov....
  • Italian Mafia boss ordered held by London court

    Italian Mafia boss ordered held by London court
    LONDON -- A Sicilian Mafia boss who was lived with his family in a quiet London suburb for two decades was denied bail by a British court Friday and ordered held on a warrant from Italian authorities who have sought his extradition since January 2012....
  • Can impulse buys beat online piracy and save newspapers?

    Here's an assumption underlying many a Big Idea online: If you make it easier for people to act on their impulses in a way that benefits your business, they will. A good example of this is Comcast's reported anti-piracy initiative. And my hunch is...
  • Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]

    Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]
    Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...