| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Alexa PenaVega was born in Miami, Fla., on this date in 1988. This birthday gal, formerly Alexa Vega, starred as Carmen Cortez in the "Spy Kids" franchise of movies. Her other film work includes "Mother's Day," "Sleepover" and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka had just walked into his Whitehall hotel room, where a beautiful young woman lay in his bed.
It wasn't unusual for Snuka, a married man, to spend the night with his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. But on this night, after the...
| Aug 24, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Dawn Rashko remembers when her son, Joel, was 5 or 6, he took several of her rings to school and gave them to the little girls in his class.
"He loved the girls," she said sitting in her Newport News apartment. "He loved giving...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:24 PM
In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Shopping for Mother’s Day for moms who like the outdoors and golf is easy when you give them gifts that make them look good and help them have more fun.
Outfit mom with apparel from Puma Golf and she’ll look and feel good from head to toe....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:39 PM
When we penned this lead early in the year, we had no idea how close to the bone it would be: “Christina Ricci got to hone her chopping skills for the recent TV movie 'Lizzie Borden Took an Ax.' So the actress will be ready should she need to hack...
| Aug 12, 2014
Dear Amy: There is a teacher at the local high school who I see at many social, school and sport events. She is always telling stories about the students at the school to anyone who will listen. These stories are highly confidential in nature, such as a...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Ricci-Heerdegen household is now a family of three: Christina Ricci has reportedly given birth to her first child.
The petite "Addams Family" alum, who also birthed the body-bending hashtag #riccing, and her husband, James Heerdegen, have...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Sonia Nazario, the writer, found Enrique in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, in May 2000. She and Don Bartletti, the photographer, spent two weeks with him there and rejoined him at the end of his journey in North Carolina. Then, based on Nazario's extensive...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:45 PM
In the opening pages of Lisa Howorth's "Flying Shoes," it seems that we're heading into a crime novel. Mary Byrd Thornton is unloading the dishwasher, half-listening to NPR when she answers the phone. A detective is on the line with the news that the case...
| Jul 24, 2014
Our club: Founded in 2008, the Windy City Wine and Book Club is a group of 18 fun-loving, passionate, career-oriented and diverse women.
How we got started: Our founding member, Anne Uible, decided to start the club shortly after graduating from the...