| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Carlos Ortiz walked into a Connecticut courthouse for a June 25 meeting with his probation officer prepared for bad news: The man who would ultimately be charged in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder case had tested positive for PCP and faced a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings and at a time of rising crime in Roland Park, Father's Day weekend brought heightened security to the neighborhood.
At the Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center in Mount Washington, officials decided...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The street appears frozen in time. If you stood at 24th Street and stared south down Oakley Avenue, the view probably doesn't look that different from 30 years ago. This is the heart of the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.
On this stretch of Oakley there'...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:59 AM
John Wendell Compton Sr., a retired disc jockey known on the air as Sir Johnny O, died of heart failure Oct. 29 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Randallstown resident was 75.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he was the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In baseball, it turns out, making a perfect schedule can be as elusive as throwing a perfect game.
There are a lot of rules, starting with the basics: For each major league team, 81 games must be on the road and 81 at home, with 13 home weekend series...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:59 PM
"Noah" star Russell Crowe and a few of the filmmakers behind the upcoming movie epic made it to Vatican City on Thursday for Pope Francis' weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square.
It wasn't a private meeting with the pope, and apparently a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Jim Lange, who died of a heart attack Tuesday at age 81, hosted many game shows during his decades-long career, but it was his work on "The Dating Game" that made him the most famous.
Lange was the first host of this enduring singles' program, and his...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:06 PM
WASHINGTON — After addressing the issue of race sparingly in his first term, President Obama on Thursday unveiled an initiative explicitly aimed at a group he says demands urgent attention — black and Latino young men.
Obama announced a...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:23 PM
There are certain traditional editorial cartoons I like to draw. Christmas cartoons, New Year's Day, Labor Day, Groundhog Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Veterans Day, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Father's Day and that annual...