| May 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Greg Gaver is sitting at his family's dining room table in Granger, speaking congenially about his high hopes for his future, when his attention abruptly shifts and his head swivels toward his mother.
“Can I have dinner?” the 21-year-old asks...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Teenage girls spend weeks thinking about their prom outfits and the whole day getting ready. A group of them in Wisconsin expected their perfect looks to last all night. Instead, they were soaking wet in a matter of minutes.
"I spent all day getting...
| May 11, 2012
| 12:55 PM
With the outcome of a key AAA Division game on the line, Cooper Noriega came through for Crescent Bay Advisors.
Noriega lined a two-out, 3-2 fastball out to left field for a game-winning, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning that lifted CBA...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Chef Mark Shadle says that making the switch to raw cookery, "un-cooking like that," was a big change.
The chef and co-owner of Branford raw food and vegan restaurant G-Zen, which opened in October of last year, says raw food is "among the most...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:08 PM
North Calvert Street
3400 block, between noon and 3 p.m. May 10. Handicap placard stolen from vehicle.
3300 block, between 6:45 a.m. and 3:38 p.m. May 7. Credit cards, driver's license, Social Security card stolen from purse at work.
| May 30, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness owns a second house that has run afoul of housing codes, cost taxpayers money and irked neighbors for its condition.
Shortly after moving in, a woman renting the home in 2009 with federal assistance complained...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Overcooking is what kills asparagus for most people. Memories of gray, limp and pungent spears follow wary eaters like ghosts from a nightmare.
But when treated right, asparagus is a versatile and complex vegetable. Its flavor profile can switch from...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:49 AM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy. Chic boutiques, family-friendly chains and intimate hideaways all beckon to tourists — or...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:01 PM
HAWAIIAN GARDENS, Calif. (KTLA) -- The body of a man found bound and gagged inside the refrigerator of a Hawaiian Gardens liquor store had been shot in the head, officials said.
A man came to the Beer & Wine Market in the 12300 block of Carson Street...
| May 27, 2012
| 2:47 PM
In Beijing, the culinary icon is Peking duck, a dish as old as the Ming Dynasty.
BEIJING — Chicago has its hot dogs; Philadelphia adores its cheesesteaks. In Beijing, the culinary icon is Peking duck, a dish as old as the Ming Dynasty.
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Chef Diego Burgos
Jack Binion's Steak House
777 Casino Center Drive
Spinach and Artichoke Compote
1 lb artichoke hearts
1 cup mascarpone cheese
10 oz baby spinach
1 oz chopped garlic...