| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:10 PM
A 4-year-old Elkhart girl is dead after her home caught on fire Saturday night. Two of her siblings survived, but are hospitalized.
The fire happened around 11 p.m. at 313 W. Washington St., near downtown Elkhart.
A teddy bear memorial now sits on the...
| Jul 12, 2011
On a humid Monday morning, Erin Carr-Jordan was crawling through the tubey slides of a McDonald's PlayPlace on the West Side.
When she got to the top of the colorful structure, she peered through a cloudy plastic window and mouthed the words: "This is...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:57 AM
How do you solve a problem like Baltimore's new Irish pubs?
The last two I've reviewed — Delia Foley's and Finnegan's Wake — have disappointed. They have all the bells and whistles of a Chuck E. Cheese's: Wings! Arcade games! Delirious...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:11 PM
SANTA ANA — A Costa Mesa woman whose SUV plowed into a 17-year-old student outside of Newport Harbor High School shortly after classes let out pleaded guilty Thursday to felony driving under the influence and causing the wreck.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The Chuck E. Cheese rodent mascot is ditching the backward baseball cap and fingerless gloves and reemerging as a rock star with a guitar.
The pizza chain’s parent, CEC Entertainment Inc. of Irvine, Texas, is teasing its new spokesmouse with...
| Jan 12, 2013
Do I turn you on to cool stuff or what? Last week, a great shave. This week, the cosmos. There isn't really anyplace I won't take you. OK, I won't take you to Chuck E. Cheese's — that'd just be cruel, pepperoni in the very corpuscles of the place....
| Dec 12, 2011
Nine Chuck E. Cheese restaurants fined for child labor law violations....
| Jun 6, 2010
Typically, we go to the desert at least once a year. We love the expansive space, several of the inns and restaurants and, of course, the otherworldly foliage of Joshua Tree National Park. We also enjoy the musical legacy of Gram Parsons, the former...
| Sep 10, 2009
My son will be born any day now.
My belly, naturally, has reached the remarkable size whereby it solicits comments -- advice, usually -- from strangers.
First, the warm, knowing smiles. Next, "Do you know what you're having?" And then, the floodgates...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 2:19 PM
The numbers Bethel tailback Sam Bennett is putting up this season are surprising even him. Going into tonight's game against Hampton, he's second in the Peninsula District in rushing yards (883, or 147 per game) and touchdowns (12).
This from a kid who...
| Jan 22, 2007
| 8:45 AM
Moms and dads love to spoil their kids, and birthdays are the prime time to do just that. Yet, when it comes to celebrating the birthdays of tweens and teens, that celebration can bite parents in the wallet. Too often, after the pizza has been polished...