| Sep 28, 2010
| 4:36 PM
In a nondescript office building on Cahuenga Boulevard, Frank Darabont is putting the finishing touches on the end of the world. The writer-director, known for such Oscar-nominated feature films as “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The Green...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The producers of "The Walking Dead," AMC's new zombie series with special effects from F/X demigod and Comic-Con hero Greg Nicotero, spiced their convention panel Friday with the premiere of a five-minute promotional reel. It was stocked high with blood.....
| Feb 25, 2011
| 8:33 PM
Coming into the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer program as a freshman, Ally Brahs definitely was going to get on the field.
All Coach Bryan Middleton had to do was look at her size and her ability to know he had a special player.
Some of the best...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 9:38 AM
If "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad" established AMC as a destination for quality drama, this chilling series from filmmaker Frank Darabont ("The Shawshank Redemption") cemented that reputation.
Andrew Lincoln ("Love Actually") plays a former lawman leading...
| Apr 1, 2011
When Naperville cardiologist Ann Davis decided to get serious about losing weight, she fished around in her purse for a crumpled and sticky piece of paper. Three months earlier, while at a restaurant with her kids, she'd scribbled down the name of a...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Rev. Linda Lader
Education: Bachelor's degree in religion, Ohio Wesleyan University; master's degree in divinity, Yale; doctorate in ministry, Wesley Seminary, Washington, D.C.
Personal: Age 61. Born in New York City.
Family: Married to Philip,...
| Mar 22, 2011
Poking around a pirate DVD shop down the block from the Apple Store in central Beijing one recent afternoon on her lunch break, Zhou Xin eyed the floor-to-ceiling selection of Oscar-nominated films, indie flicks and B-movies such as "Nude Nuns With Big...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Not so long ago, thousands of new electric cars were destroyed by the same car companies that built them. It was strange to watch as General Motors discontinued the EV1, an all-electric automotive car that people like Danny DeVito were raving about....
| Nov 27, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Hope is a dangerous thing.
It's one of the many memorable remarks Morgan Freeman in his critcally acclaimed performance in "The Shawshank Redemption." The line was spoken to a fellow prisoner-played by Tim Robbins-in saying that has dreams of breaking...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:05 PM
More than a year has passed, but Karsten Sigband still remembers the match well.
The date was Dec. 4, 2010. Sigband was playing for her club girls' soccer team, Breakaway, in a U.S. Youth Soccer national league match in Wilson, N.C.
Snow was falling...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Ax-wielding sister chases brother up tree
We all know that every family has its share of dysfunction, but this one could take the cake. At the least, it’s certainly not your typical Fourth of July family-fun event. A 17-year-old Pierce County girl...