| Nov 26, 2013
2014 Nelson Algren Literary Awards
- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The 2014 Nelson Algren Literary Awards (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Chicago Tribune Company LLC (“Chicago Tribune”). Contest is...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tongal, a Southern California start-up that has crowd-sourced video ads for big brands such as Pringles and McDonald's, is expanding into music.
The Santa Monica-based firm has made a name for itself linking writers, directors and actors with brands...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Anne Arundel County Police last week arrested a North Carolina man who they said was using a party promotion business in the county as a front for human trafficking and prostitution.
Michael D. Boswell Jr., 30, of Raleigh, N.C., was arrested June 20...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Four women were arrested and charged with prostitution this week after Howard County detectives responded to online ads and posed as potential customers or "johns," according a Howard County Police news release.
Police said detectives used the website...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Bail was set at $250,000 today for a 24-year-old south suburban man charged with prostituting a 17-year-old girl.
A tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children led police to the man, who was advertising juvenile prostitution online,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Samsung announced it will hold its own developers conference this fall, perhaps signaling that the South Korean giant is seeking to reduce its reliance on Google.
The conference was announced with a teaser website that says it will take place Oct. 27...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In her recent commentary concerning Baltimore's pregnancy-center ordinance ("Free services? Some 'threat,'" July 17), Marta H. Mossburg overlooks key evidence relied on by the Baltimore City Council that pregnancy centers often engage in deceptive...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Neightbors say "NIMBY (not in my backyard)!"
Folks in one Cocoa subdivision called High Point are upset over a bed and breakfast that the owner calls a "naked hangout club," reports WESH NBC News-2 in Orlando.
Guests just strip and let...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Citing overwhelming demand, Google on Thursday said it has ended a Netflix promotion tied to its new Chromecast TV dongle.
The promotion gave users, new and existing, three free months of Netflix's video streaming service, valued at about $24, when they...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Restaurants, mom-and-pop shops and other small businesses often face an abundance of frustrating complications during start-up — construction delays and supply shortages being among the top obstacles.
Now, managing online presence is joining the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
If you've got any Edgar Allan Poe manuscripts lying around, this may be a good time to sell them.
A copy of Poe's poem "The Conqueror Worm," hand-written and signed by the author, sold for $300,000 Saturday -- about $280,000 more than the New England...