| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The driver in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach that claimed the lives of five Irvine teenagers did not have drugs or alcohol in his system, according to the Orange County coroner.
Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17, of Irvine, did not drink or use...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading.
She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:10 AM
May 4 fell on a Tuesday in 2010. The previous weekend I had concluded my critically acclaimed portrayal of Franklin Roosevelt in the Memorial Players' production of Annie. And it was on that Tuesday afternoon that I returned to the newsroom of The...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Forget the director's cut. Here comes “Spring Breakers: The Remix."
In March, the $5-million artsploitation film rippled across the cultural consciousness, spreading across social media on a viral tide of mini upturned thumbs. Starring James...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:07 PM
When the Ravens square off with the Cleveland Browns in the second game of the season, their defense won't have to account for wide receiver Josh Gordon in coverage.
Gordon is suspended for the first two games of the regular season without pay,...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:52 AM
When Tom Sizemore answers the phone in his Miami hotel room, the tough-guy actor of the iconic 1990s films “Saving Private Ryan," "Natural Born Killers" and "Heat" begins speaking in a chain of short-burst, non sequiturs, interrupted by coughing and...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Police say an elderly woman in West Wichita was scammed by a man posing as a worker for Westar.
When it was all said and done he even helped the woman write the check.
"It's my fault, I know, I've heard it a thousand times you should never trust...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Get ready for one wild, drug-induced ride.
"The Crash" begins with what the audience will essentially endure the rest of the episode: A hostage-like frenzy with drug-induced maniacs.
There’s a car crash, a drug crash, a tap dance and a sex...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Don’s now a dom. And, no, it’s not as sexy as it seems.
In ‘Man with a Plan,’ our antihero has one plan: To gain some semblance of balance by controlling everyone’s lives around him.
In doing so he lays down a path of...