| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
That's me in the spotlight, reading the part of "Samantha's Parent" for Friday night's performance of "Shadow Town" at Chicago's Her Story Theater. A new person reads the part for each night of the production, which runs through Nov. 17,......
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Gina Karst is executive director of Safe Harbor in Aberdeen.
Domestic violence is real in our community. It has no economic or social status; it exists no matter a person's stature in the community.
Domestic violence is not limited to only physical...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office.
Prosecutors said Bennie Veasey, 32, lured a 19-year-old woman to Towson, where he...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Anne Arundel County police detectives set up a prostitution sting in the Linthicum Hotel District that resulted in the arrest of three men and 51 calls or text messages from people interested in illegal sex.
Detectives posed as escorts on a website...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My boyfriend and I have been together for two years and we live together. Recently, his ex was killed in a car accident. They were not on good terms, and he often made scathing statements about her. I made the mistake of saying the following several...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:45 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African countries dominate a new global index on slavery, with 38 of the 50 nations where the scourge is at its worst found on the continent. The Global Slavery Index, released Thursday, estimated that nearly 30 million...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Masters of Sex," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, takes as its subject Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the authors of "Human Sexual Response," "Human Sexual Inadequacy" and other medical potboilers of the 20th century. Without making any...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Five men were cited and released Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting in Glendale, police said.
Few details about the sting were released, but it occurred between noon and 4 p.m. at two locations — one on Colorado Street and another...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Keyana Marshall's story is similar to many other victims of sex trafficking. At the age of 15 she babysat for a woman who turned out to be a madam, and that's when she says the trouble began.
"She had me answering her business line, she owned a business...