| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:22 AM
BEIJING -- A salacious investigative report on state-run Chinese television, detailing widespread prostitution in the southern city of Dongguan, boomeranged on broadcaster CCTV on Monday as a vocal contingent of citizens rallied to the defense of the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:31 AM
It looks like cottage industries may be making a comeback.
But before starting your venture, keep the kids out of it.
Shane William Park, 29, and Cortney Loraine Williams, 24, were busted after deputies allegedly found two frozen gators, an illegal...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:20 PM
For 22-year-old David Gayles of Pomona, when one prison door closes, another jail door opens.
That’s what happened Monday, when Pomona police say that just hours after he was released from prison, Gayles was booked on suspicion of attempted murder...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:15 AM
A Minneapolis man is facing felony narcotics charges after about 25 pounds of suspected crystal methamphetamine was discovered in his SUV during a traffic stop in northwest suburban Arlington Heights.
Shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, Cook County Sheriff'...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:48 AM
What would Jesus do if he were on Facebook?
Make "A Look Back" video, naturally.
To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Facebook let users create their own cornball videos featuring their photos, status updates and major life events. Hundreds of...
| Feb 10, 2014
Jens Hussey is a psychotherapist who specializes in addiction. He said he's amazed by the number of people who still believe heroin is a drug that affects only poor people of color and a fringe group of celebrities.
Although the recent death of actor...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Laguna Beach police arrested fewer people for illegal drug use in 2013 than in previous years, but some community members claim the problem is more widespread.
Laguna Beach police made 338 drug arrests in 2013, a 10% decrease from 2012, according to...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:22 PM
As I was sitting at home during the big snow day, I decided that this week's movie list has to reflect our brutal winter. I ended up with the 5 Best Movies That Remind Me of This Winter. I easily......
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The sun was shining and the ice cream was melting so Rene Cerritos didn't waste any time.
"Chocolate! Chocolate ice cream just for you!" the 18-year-old hollered. "Who wants some?"
On Saturday, the high school senior joined 300 students from 36 high...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:35 PM
This week’s Theater Loop Showcase video is “Luna Gale,” playwright Rebecca Gilman’s heated new drama at the Goodman Theatre. The titular Luna is a newborn baby that social services removes from the care of her parents, both teenage...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Mexico got its man.
Now the question is whether it can keep him.
The trophy is Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel. Mexican Marines arrested him Feb. 22 in the port city of Mazatlan, in a beachfront condo — reportedly...