| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:11 AM
“Let’s Be Cops,” the straight-from-television buddy comedy directed by Luke Greenfield, didn’t crater this weekend, grossing $17.7 million in the three-day period to earn the title of top new weekend opener.
Then again, those...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The Baltimore Sun's recent article on a man charged, arrested and detained pending trial for a robbery that occurred while he was in jail on a different charge ("Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail Aug. 14) highlights a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The response to crises such as the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings or the landslide that collapsed a Baltimore street this spring inevitably elevate the public consciousness of the professionalism and courage of police, firefighters and other...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:37 AM
U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The city of La Cañada Flintridge and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have teamed up to produce a public service announcement to educate residents about how to protect themselves from burglary.
In the production, commissioned by the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:25 AM
USC on Friday announced a series of significant new security measures after a graduate student from China was fatally beaten near the campus last month.
The university said in a statement Friday it was increasing security staffing in and around the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A South Side man was held without bail today for a Friday morning attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The woman was walking to work around 8:40 a.m. when she noticed Lemar...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:23 PM
It was a commendable decision — and more unnerving than risky — for Emory University to accept into its hospital two Americans who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while doing humanitarian work in Africa. The arrival of the first patient on...
| Jul 23, 2014
I know I'm not the only parent counting down the days until school starts again. As wonderful as summer is, can we all admit that having a more regimented schedule is a huge relief? Read More #FamilyCarAdvice While we may......
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Administrators put a high school teacher in Ohio on paid administrative leave after he posted a racist rant about trick-or-treaters on Facebook.
This is the same teacher who is also accused of choking a student, throwing a chair in the classroom,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed.
The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...