| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The Justice Department said it has arrested the mystery man who ran a hidden website called Silk Road that served as an Amazon-like marketplace for illegal drugs and guns, which were purchased with Bitcoin virtual currency.
Authorities said the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:49 PM
More than 100 people were arrested over the weekend at a Bay Area rave, mostly on drug- and alcohol-related offenses.
Roughly 40,000 attended the Beyond Wonderland concert at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View over the weekend, but as of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:15 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Artist and therapy student Anna and her friends marked a birthday in New York recently with a familiar ritual: They pumped up the electronic music, danced, and celebrated with a special guest called Molly.
"It was a group of about 12...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Psssst! Joseph Gordon-Levitt has a secret girlfriend.
But he's not saying who.
Gordon-Levitt, 32, who plays a porn-addicted young man in "Don Jon," which he also directed and wrote, spoke about his lady love on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show" but...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A Marquette men's lacrosse player has been suspended from the team after being charged with attacking a university public safety officer while on the drug LSD, Inside Lacrosse reported today.
Sophomore Charley Gargano, 20, a starting defenseman, faces...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The inevitable came midway through MGMT's set on Merriweather Post Pavilion's main stage Saturday. After two hours of continuous rain, a handful of Virgin Mobile FreeFest attendees were finally ready to embrace the muddy terrain. Around 6:30 p.m., men and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Jaguar's first all-new model since 2009, and its first pure sports car in decades, is no touring car; the 2014 F-Type roadster is more a tour de force of eager power, engaging dynamics and head-turning looks. I drove V-6 and......
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Oh, where have the aliens gone?
Once a staple of summer, as familiar as humidity, the classic flying saucer Roswell types have vanished from pop culture. Instead, we've had different staples: Iron Man, Adam Sandler, Stephen King. We've been brought 31...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Not a guy to mince words, two-fisted writer-director Samuel Fuller began (and ended) his tabloid classic "Shock Corridor" with a spurious quote from Euripides: "Whom God wishes to destroy he first makes mad." But he might just have well taken his epigraph...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:44 PM
At least 10 people faced felony drug charges Sunday related to Lollapalooza in Cook County Bond Court, including a Chicago man prosecutors say was carrying more than 150 pills of MDMA, also known as Ecstasy.
Sean Magee, 24, of the 6700 block of South...