| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:31 PM
An organized crime ring that targeted Apple Stores nationwide struck shops in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine, police said Tuesday.
Four Chicago residents are suspected of the thefts from Apple Stores in the three cities, as well as a Microsoft...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:04 PM
You can never say we don't take care of our own.
Win tickets to a Myspace Secret Show with Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia on March 22. Just tweet your fave SHM song to @soflatweets and we'll have you covered.
The Stockholm DJ gives an...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When criminal prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice found that giant bank HSBC — whose American operation is chartered in Maryland — had violated money-laundering laws covering $200 trillion in transactions, and with customers...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The empire of mobster Mickey Cohen (played by Sean Penn in top surly, snarling form) is targeted by an elite team of 1940s Los Angeles cops in this stylishly staged saga.
Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling play the lawmen selected by the city's police chief...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North
Through June 2, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org
Long before Second City Television's Bob and Doug Mackenzie hoisted its banner, Arthur Heming (1870-...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:42 AM
When William Mastrosimone was working on the script for the 1992 mini-series "Sinatra," the singer told him a startling tale that involved Joseph Kennedy Sr., JFK, Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana and Judith Exner, Sinatra's girlfriend who was also...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
This odd (but pleasantly low-priced) new release might be called "Jackie Chan's Most Uncharacteristic Hits." Both showcase Jackie in almost totally non-comic contexts. By definition then, these are not in the league of the "Police Story," "Project A" or...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:37 AM
A former Chicago police officer whose undercover work led to charges in separate public corruption probes was himself charged Monday with extorting a tow truck operator and selling firearms to a convicted felon.
Ali Haleem becomes the 11th Chicago...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:00 AM
— For anyone with a working knowledge of Robert De Niro's career, the sight of an ax nailed to the side of a bookcase in his office can be a little disconcerting.
"It's from a movie I made once," he says by way of explanation.
Good to know,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Adding to news that its extremely triumphant single "Don't You Worry Child" had moved up a spot to No. 6 on the Hot 100, Swedish House Mafia on Wednesday announced details of its upcoming two-night stand at Los Angeles State Historic Park.