| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:58 PM
People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Looks like former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is going to take a gamble with his prison sentence. Today, he reportedly rejected a plea deal in his federal racketeering case.
The Detroit News reports that Kilpatrick would have served 15 years behind...
| Jan 21, 2008
General Motors Corp. kicked off this year's North American International Auto Show with an opulent party in a giant heated tent alongside the Detroit River. Coming on last after several other acts, Michigan's own Kid Rock took the stage, singing as a pack...
| Jan 2, 2009
Last Sunday, New Yorkers gathered in Times Square for the second annual Good Riddance Day, feeding reminders of the things they least liked about 2008 into an industrial-sized paper shredder. There's something so wonderfully archetypal about this ritual...
| Feb 17, 2009
Los Angeles Times staff writer Paul Pringle has won a George Polk Award for investigative stories that "revealed potential corruption" in California's largest union local, it was announced today.
In August, Pringle reported that a Los Angeles local of...
| May 24, 2009
Kobe Bryant is an Olympic gold medalist and international pitchman. Dany Heatley ranked among the NHL's top 10 goal scorers this season and last year was MVP of hockey's world championships. Leonard Little is an aging pass rusher for one of football's...
| Jan 10, 2009
Sheila Dixon looks far from finished.
The Baltimore mayor dug in yesterday after being indicted on a dozen counts related to gifts she allegedly received, and the city's political establishment, so far, is standing firmly behind her. Many said they don't...
| Jun 18, 2008
Six months into her historic term as Baltimore's first female mayor, Sheila Dixon has been riding high - the homicide rate is at a two-decade low, the City Council passed her budget almost untouched, and she has won praise for her work on gun control...
| Jun 20, 2008
With the raid of Mayor Sheila Dixon's house, the complicated financial investigation that has bubbled through Baltimore news cycles for years officially jumped the local threshold. Political and public relations experts say this whiff of scandal will...
| Jan 31, 2008
Detroit Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick pleaded for forgiveness from his family and his constituents in an emotional televised speech, his delayed response to recently revealed racy text messages that contradicted his sworn testimony that he did not have a...
| Jan 30, 2008
Detroit Democratic Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick named a new chief of staff a day after the woman who previously held the post resigned amid allegations that she and the mayor had lied under oath about an affair.
Kandia Milton, who has served as deputy chief...