| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:57 PM
I was recently cast to play a reporter for an episode of the NBC drama "Chicago Fire." My scene was with actor David Eigenberg, who plays firefighter Christopher Herrmann on the show. (Many people also may remember him as Steve, Miranda's love interest,...
| Dec 8, 2014
At the final two-minute warning and with the Bears losing, I shudder knowing that the agony isn't ending, it's just changing scenes. At the post-game news conference, coach Marc Trestman will put on a performance as predictably even-keeled as it is...
| Aug 10, 2014
It has been more than two years since Rachel Vander Kolk woke in the middle of the night to learn her twin sister, Tracy, had taken her own life.
"Why didn't I notice anything?" Rachel said. "I felt like I should have recognized she was hurting...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:21 AM
On a small hill overlooking an area of Ferguson where rioters ravaged stores Sunday night, a crowd of youths stared down police and reveled in the confrontation late Monday.
Little could be seen of what lay at the bottom of the hill, where bright police...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A 20-year-old Tequesta man with a history of recent arrests has been taken into custody again, this time on charges he broke into his neighbor's screened-in patio and masturbated while staring at her, police said.
Connor Blake, of the 100 block of...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:22 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — Twenty-six-and-oh.
How does the Haterade taste after FSU's 30-26 win Saturday night?
Third double-digit deficit of the season? No problema.
We can go Spanish-style here because we're in South Florida, home of high-octane...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Unfortunately, this past week has confirmed that winter has come early and with a vengeance. As the memories of street fests, al fresco brunches and Sunday softball games fade away, it’s time to compile the winter bucket list before you find...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The 50th anniversary of the founding of British rock band The Kinks passed without a reunion in 2013. The same milestone of the group’s debut album and huge first hit, “You Really Got Me,” is about to suffer the same fate as 2014...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"HE is a freak, a demagogue and the most dangerous man this country has ever known!"
No, this is not a member of Congress, or the Senate, or a TV pundit bashing President Barack Obama.
It was William Howard Taft attacking his former friend Theodore...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:08 AM
We have no winner in last week's "What Is It?" quiz, which isn't surprising, since only one person answered.
I did get some Facebook responses, none of which were exactly correct. Here it was mostly crickets, as usual since we switched blog...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Democrat Tom Wolf made history Tuesday by beating Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the general election.
Wolf is the first challenger from either party to knock off a sitting governor since Pennsylvania voters changed the state Constitution in 1968 to...