| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
A life-size cutout of Clint Eastwood in cowboy garb won’t be the only likeness of a western star to become city property.
In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the City Council approved accepting the donation of five western-inspired art pieces,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Kimora Lee Simmons is giving her e-commerce fashion site JustFab a bricks-and-mortar home.
The new 3,000-square-foot flagship store is set to open at the Glendale Galleria with a grand opening celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Simmons, the company'...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The patience stone (syngue sabour) of Persian mythology is a magical black stone that receives the problems of those who confide in it. According to myth, when the stone has absorbed all the pain and suffering of the person, it will shatter and free the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Top administrators at the University of Connecticut are hoping that new policies and other proposals will address some of the troubling issues raised by an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by a music professor, Robert Miller.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Angelina Jolie testified Monday as a special envoy for refugees in front of the United Nations Security Council. The Oscar-winning actress spoke about war-zone rape to the organization's highest council, which urged its members to unanimously adopt a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In a report on three midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate, you write that "The Baltimore Sun does not identify alleged victims in sexual assault cases" ("Midshipman describes night of drinking before...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
The U.S. Naval Academy is its own kind of "Suitcase College." Midshipmen on the walled off campus are always looking for a way to escape — not the boredom, but the unending pressure.
One of the ways they can escape is to the home of a "sponsor...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Billings, Mont., on Thursday to protest a local judge's light sentence for a rapist whose teenage victim killed herself.
State District Judge G. Todd Baugh, 71, gained national notoriety this week after sentencing...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:29 AM
Susan Burke, the attorney representing the victim of an alleged rape at the U.S. Naval Academy, recently filed an action in federal court to bar the academy's superintendent from deciding whether the case proceeds to a court-martial ("Lawsuit seeks...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:22 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Bob Filner ended his controversial run as mayor Friday, but his legal problems persist.
The state attorney general and San Diego County Sheriff's Department are conducting a criminal investigation into Filner's conduct toward women, with...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:42 AM
A teacher at Chicago Vocational Career Academy was ordered held on $150,000 bail after being charged with having sex with one of her students, prosecutors said.
Bridgette Miller, 39, got the 17-year-old boy's cell phone number from another student and...