| May 16, 2011
Mary Murphy, a film and television actress best remembered for playing the wholesome small-town girl opposite Marlon Brando's rebellious motorcycle gang leader in "The Wild One," has died. She was 80.
Murphy died of heart disease May 4 at her home in...
| Aug 29, 2011
Judge David G. Sills, presiding justice of California's 4th District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana who made significant rulings regarding surrogate parents, died Tuesday after a long illness, the court announced. He was 73.
Sills was appointed presiding...
| Feb 12, 2011
Chuck Tanner, the veteran manager who led the "We Are Family" Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979 to one of the greatest comebacks in World Series history, died Friday at his home in his hometown of New Castle, Pa., after a long illness. He was 82.
| Jul 24, 2011
British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Florida's lead job training and placement agency unveiled a welcome but long-overdue reform last week when it barred the 24 regional boards under its supervision from steering business to their members' companies.
| Apr 12, 2011
| 9:04 PM
Indianapolis standout Michael Chandler, who is rated the No. 4 center in the nation by Rivals.com, is expected to sign a letter of intent to play at UCF when the NCAA's late basketball signing period begins Wednesday.
Chandler (6-10, 220) is an elite...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:55 PM
Illinois junior college linebacker Terran Buck said it has been one of the busiest, most exciting weekends of his life.
Buck (6-2, 235) took his official visit to UCF during the weekend. He was impressed by the program and quickly decided to sign his...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 11:41 PM
The fact that Curt Maggitt's last name rhymes with legit, as in legitimate, is somewhat of a testimony to the young man's persona. He's honest, real.
So it could be that on Tuesday night, National Signing Day Eve, that faced with the right question, Curt...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 10:17 AM
UCF coach George O'Leary said he has declined to release four-star Louisville quarterback DaMarcus Smith from his letter of intent.
O'Leary said Smith's mother contacted him Monday night to say her son was seeking a release from his letter of intent.
| Apr 29, 2011
| 7:30 AM
A sweeping bill that would allow insurers to drop full sinkhole coverage and shorten the time policyholders have to file claims cleared the Senate by a 25 to 12 margin Thursday.
The bill, which has about 20 provisions, would:
Allow insurers to charge as...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:07 PM
UCF won one of the biggest recruiting battles of coach George O'Leary's tenure when Denver linebacker Leilon Willingham picked the Knights over Michigan and Colorado.
Willingham and receiver Rayshon Williams, teammates at Denver's Mullen High, announced...