| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different?
During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Date: July 3
Her story: Pamela Woolford, 47, grew up in Columbia. She is a fiction writer and a former community correspondent for The Baltimore Sun. Her mother, the Rev. Sadie Woolford, lives in Columbia. Her father, Llewellyn Woolford Sr., died in...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Where's Claude Rains when you need him?
Comcast's pursuit of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable has already yielded some interesting political theater as execs from the cable giant run gauntlet in Washington to secure federal approval of the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Taking their queue from the classic movie "Casablanca," some city officials are declaring themselves "shocked, shocked!" to learn that police brutality is a serious problem in Baltimore. An investigative report on Sunday by The Sun's Mark Puente found the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A Los Angeles County Museum of Art show on post-World War I German cinema opened last month looking at the innovative feature film directors, producers, writers, costume designers and cinematographers who created influential 1920s classics such as...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Stories of Bill Murray's real life exploits are nearly as famous as his films these days. But even the great Bill Murray has some spontaneous dreams he has never been able to fulfill. And Jimmy Kimmel managed to figure out one of them on Tuesday's...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Consider this an object lesson and fair warning for all those other states that are trying to what they can to improve education or even cut through the bureaucracy that seems to cover it everywhere -- like kudzu.
Here in Arkansas, our never-give-up...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Alex McDonald's road to graduate school started with a grant and a desire to build a solar-powered house.
The 30-year-old first approached UC Irvine with his idea for Casa Del Sol, a sustainable, drought-resistant home inspired by California's state...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:01 AM
Let's get this out of the way: A timpanist is that cool one in the orchestra who gets to bang on one of those huge drums in the back.
Timpani has long been a big part of the life of 30-year-old James Wyman, now in his first year with the Baltimore...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:20 PM
Martha Hyer, the Old Hollywood actress best known for her Oscar-nominated performance opposite Frank Sinatra in 1958's "Some Came Running," has died at age 89, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican.
A striking blond glamor girl, Hyer was born in Fort...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Seeing stars: Stop by the Kaenon Eyewear Sample Sale at 864 W. 16th St., Newport Beach, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday to save up to 75% on new, sample and slightly blemished designer sunglasses for men and women. The line is a favorite among elite athletes...