| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Nearly 11 aircraft a day around the country had a laser pointer aimed at them in 2013, an increasingly worrisome trend that has inspired the FBI to offer $10,000 rewards to people who help officials catch laser-shining culprits.
“Aiming a laser...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:01 PM
The New Year brings a time of reflection and hope. The Media City has plenty to look forward to in 2014, though the calendar seems packed with development. The airport is planning to open its transportation center, two hotels are slated to break ground,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered almost 69% of the vote in Los Angeles County, vs. 29% for Mitt Romney. Yet beginning Jan. 1, the U.S.' second-largest media market lacks a dedicated progressive talkradio station, as KTLK-AM...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:52 PM
OAKLAND -- This city is a national hub for the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
But the plague of underage girls -- and to a lesser extent, boys -- who are prostituted by often violent pimps has now received a big boost in visibility.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Cirque du Soleil will take a shot a diversifying its output with the launch of a new theatrical division to be led by Scott Zeiger of BASE Entertainment.
The new branch of the Montreal-based megatroupe aims to craft productions that are rooted in more...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Katy Perry is roaring back to business.
After lying relatively low after the heavily hyped release last fall of her album "Prism," the singer announced Wednesday that she'll hit the road in North America this summer.
The so-called Prismatic world...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Miley Cyrus isn't taking much of a holiday break.
After spending the last few weeks playing Clear Channel-branded Jingle Ball concerts in various cities (including Los Angeles), the controversial pop star on Thursday released a new music video for...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Songs about roasting chestnuts, winter wonderlands and a runaway snowman once again helped propel KOST-FM (103.5) to the top of the local radio ratings.
Figures released Monday by Arbitron showed that the adult contemporary music station's annual switch...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Larry Lujack, the legendary Chicago radio personality known as "Superjock" and "Uncle Lar," died Wednesday in New Mexico, his wife said. He was 73.
Judith "Jude" Lujack told the Tribune her husband had been in hospice care for three days and died of...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Longtime broadcaster and former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has a new shift on South Florida radio.
The flashy and sometimes controversial newsman is joining WIOD's morning block from 10 a.m. to noon weekdays beginning Jan. 6. For the past year, the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if NBC's ratings are alive with the sound of music.
The Skinny: Survived three holiday parties this week. Now I just want to hide all weekend. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview and a hilarious story about...