| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Hope is on the way.
In 2008, a group of women, including Rusty Robertson, Katie Couric, Sherry Lansing, Lisa Paulsen, Laura Ziskin, Noreen Fraser, Sue Schwartz and Ellen Ziffren, launched a new project called Stand Up To Cancer.
These women were leaders...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Whew. 2011's Hampdenfest is all over but the healing. And by healing, I'm talking my own personal recovery from a vicious mix of hangover, sunburn and what I like to call festival chafe.
The rains paused while Hampden's annual neighborhood festival...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Two Burbank companies are growing and spreading the 3-D gospel beyond feature films.
Last month, “Avatar” director James Cameron helped relaunch the 3-D production firm Pace with a plan to hire more engineering talent and convince studios and...
| May 18, 2011
| 6:34 PM
As authorities expressed increasing concern about a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy and shifted their search to the Rock Falls area, his father remained optimistic Wednesday that his son would be found safe.
“Timothy is a very intelligent young man,&...
| May 19, 2011
| 6:15 PM
DIXON, Ill. -- Authorities searched state parks, woods and remote roads across northwestern Illinois but came up empty Thursday in their hunt for a 6-year-old Aurora boy missing since his mother’s apparent suicide in a Rockford motel room last...
| May 19, 2011
| 1:50 PM
If I thought the world was coming to an end Saturday, first thing this morning, I'd go to the Bentley/Rolls Royce dealership in Greenwich across from the train station and buy one of each. I would drive one and hook the other to the back with a tow bar. ...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:00 PM
| May 21, 2011
"Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58.
Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Jonette Butler wants something understood: Balticon is not a comic book convention.
"It's nothing like a comic book convention," said the chairwoman of this weekend's Balticon 45, which started Thursday and will run nearly continuously through 4 p.m....
| May 31, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Update: TV and film actor J.K. Simmons has sold his Hollywood Hills-area contemporary home for $1,585,000, the Multiple Listing Services shows.
The two-story view home, built in 2000, sits on more than half an acre on a gated street. It has five bedrooms...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Investigators searching for a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy said today they are analyzing soil samples found beneath his mother’s SUV shortly after she committed suicide in a Rockford motel room.
Amy Fry-Pitzen’s 2004 Ford Expedition was...