| Jan 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
It's hard to resist Los Angeles-based films noir -- "Chinatown," "Kiss Me Deadly," "The Big Sleep" being only a few of the best -- but "Gangster Squad" is a bit more resistible than most. Director Ruben Fleischer and screenwriter Will Beall have morphed...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 11:16 AM
A 28-year-old man already out on bond for several weapons charges was ordered held again after a police search yielded unregistered guns, drugs, a large amount of cash and two badly mistreated pit bulls, officials said.
Acting on information that the...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Reaction was extensive and varied to President Barack Obama’s noontime speech Wednesday in which he proposed legislation and announced executive actions intended to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre.
Gov. Dannel P....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:58 AM
James Sweeney, who prosecutors say is one of the co-founders of the violent Dead Man Inc. gang, has been writing to The Baltimore Sun in recent months, saying the organization has been mischaracterized and seeking to set things straight. This week, he...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Director Ruben Fleischer served up a campy blood-fest in "Zombieland." Wisecracking shooters eliminated disposable members of the walking dead by the dozen. In "Gangster Squad," disposable gangsters line up to be shot to pieces by a more serious team of...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Former Mayor Eddie Perez's appeal of his June 2010 convictions on bribery and other charges is scheduled for Feb. 19 at 10 a.m., according to an appellate court clerk.
Perez, 54, will appear in front of a three-judge panel, according to Rhonda Stearley-...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Some cartoons are just for laughs. This is one of them. This is a cartoonist's way of saying, "They found King Richard III. I didn't know he was missing!" Cartoonists always end a sentence or a thought with an exclamation point. The vanished union...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:00 PM
U.S. Homeland Security special agents apprehended nine men suspected of attempting to smuggle illicit drugs at Crystal Cove State Park early Monday morning.
Border Patrol agents recovered 26 bundles of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.79...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Charges could come this evening against two people being questioned in the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today.
"We will bring this all to closure, probably sometime this evening we're...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:40 AM
In the 1970s, Vito Colucci, Jr. was a young police officer in Stamford who decided to do something about the organized-crime-induced corruption he saw lurking in the underbelly of his hometown. He went undercover with the FBI, wearing a wire to uncover...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:37 AM
The break came, at last, on Saturday.
As pressure mounted over nearly two weeks, Chicago police investigating the slaying of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton followed plenty of leads that hadn't panned out.
Then on Saturday, tipped by a Cook County Jail...