| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Comedian Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized on Friday with the word "rapist" written over it, after numerous women came forward in recent weeks alleging Cosby had sexually assaulted them in incidents dating back decades.
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"Blame the victim" is the standard default response in our country for rape and domestic-abuse cases.
She dressed inappropriately. The sex was consensual, and she just got upset the morning after. He or she provoked matters, and it escalated into a...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Lewis Black says he is astonished by the scandal swirling around fellow comedian Bill Cosby.
“I didn’t think he had the kind of energy. Seriously,” Black says. “He’s sitting on a stool. Who would think he could get off a...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Flanked by three women who say they were sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby, attorney Gloria Allred challenged the performer Wednesday to put $100 million in a fund for his accusers and let a panel of retired judges determine the truth about the claims....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Despite the controversy roiling around Bill Cosby, his live show Friday in Florida is a go. And it’s sold out.
In the last few days, Cosby has lost his planned NBC comedy, his upcoming Netflix special and other projects amid accusations by a...
| Feb 25, 2013
Singer of Chicago blues
Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family.
A younger contemporary of...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After a decade performing for a rabid, nationwide jam-band fan base, particularly enthusiastic in South Florida, Perpetual Groove is down to its final six concerts, and Matt McDonald is feeling a familiar sense of excitement.
“It’s hard to...
| Mar 3, 2013
A businessman and competitive sailor, Frank Savage has benefited from following seas and been battered on rocky shoals.
Born in North Carolina and raised by a single mother in segregated Washington, Savage rose to prominence in the world of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Confession: I’ve seen about four episodes of “The Cosby Show” in their entirety, and that might be a stretch.
But while the lives of a close-knit, upper-middle-class family didn’t much appeal to me, I get that it was an...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Towson plays its final basketball games Saturday at the Towson Center, its home for 37 years. And then?
Lights out. Court adjourned.
Next year, the Tigers graduate to the Tiger Arena, a glitzy $72 million, 5,200-seat venue being built adjacent to the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The University of Baltimore announced Thursday that entertainer Bill Cosby would deliver the school's commencement address.
Cosby will speak at the May 21 graduation ceremony. He'll also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.