| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:45 AM
Michael Keaton invoked the idea as he accepted the Golden Globe for playing a fading movie actor trying to rise like a phoenix on Broadway. He was referring to his all-too-human character in "Birdman," directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu,...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:08 PM
In less than two years after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the 2012 killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, he has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief, accused of smashing an iPad during an argument with...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 6:47 AM
Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge.
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says the 31-...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:30 PM
New Year's resolutions fall into several categories, but among the most common is reaching a career-related goal. Whether you want to land a new job, get a raise or promotion, or even find a job that makes you happier, the beginning of a new year is an...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:25 AM
British mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins is known for her beautiful voice. Over the past decade, she has performed with opera legends such as Andrea Bocelli, Placido Domingo and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Jenkins -- who also was a runner-up on "Dancing with...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:43 AM
For more than 50 years, the Virgin company has dabbled in life's more pleasurable pursuits — music, cruises, space travel — so jumping into the hotel business was probably inevitable. And indeed, the company's first hotel opened Thursday in...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:21 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 24-year-old Northbrook man was arrested Dec. 26 and charged in connection with a rifle and several forms of ammunition found in a home and vehicle after a relative contacted authorities.
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:46 PM
When Courtney Lorentz's 6-year-old daughter brought home an iPad from school last fall, the Deerfield mom wanted assurance that the thoughts, ideas and personal information her daughter typed into the device would not follow her for years to come —...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:36 AM
Most parents applaud the American Academy of Pediatrics' advice against screen time for tots through age 2 — and a limit of one or two hours throughout childhood.
But then their toddler has to sit through a sibling's swim practice or buckle up for...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:03 AM
A 32-year-old man charged with pimping four women out of an Allentown apartment pleaded guilty Tuesday to a disorderly conduct charge after the alleged prostitutes stopped cooperating in the case, authorities said.
Kibwe Watson of Allentown had been...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 11:39 AM
A Montgomery man drove his vehicle into a pole while he was drunk, then ran way, Kendall County Sheriff’s Department deputies said.
Deputies said Ramiro Portillo-Olivas, 24, 2800 block of Oakmont Drive, was driving near Little Rock Road and...