| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
For the first time, there's a calculation of just how much coin California is losing as a result of runaway production -- and it's not a pretty picture.
According to the California Film Commission, the state has lost $2 billion in production spending...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Could a runaway crocodile have caused a plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo that killed 18 people?
The animal is thought to have climbed out of a hold midflight and spooked the crew and passengers, the Daily News reports.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Police are searching for a missing man last seen in the Bronzeville neighborhood Monday.
Clarence Fourte, also known by the nicknames "Lee" and "Lee Chester," was last seen at 7 p.m. Monday near 4800 S. Prarie Ave., according to the Chicago Police...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thanks to runaway production, Los Angeles has lost its leadership in one-hour drama pilot production, according to a report by the FilmL.A. permitting office.
The organization's 2014 Television Pilot Production Report found that the 2013-14 development...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Chicago police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing man who may be in need of medical attention and was last seen in the West Town neighborhood.
Mark Pristop, 52, was last seen Monday in the area of 2200 W. Huron Street, according to an...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:20 PM
"A Million Ways to Die in the West" is a grim vanity project for, by and about its creator, "Family Guy" guru Seth MacFarlane, determined here to prove himself capable of carrying his own movie in a romantic-comic leading role. He hits his marks; he's...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Anne Arundel County police are taking a fresh look at a case they visited in 2007, involving the disappearance of a woman that may date back to the 1970s.
Police are asking if anyone knows the whereabouts of, or has any information about, Karen Beth...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Blake Nelson was in his mid-40s when he decided he wanted to learn how to surf. By then, he was already the author of a dozen books, including the Young Adult favorites "Paranoid Park" and "Girl." Nelson jokes that surfing was part of his "midlife crisis....
| May 30, 2014
| 1:10 PM
A man who was reported missing and triggered a precautionary evacuation at Pierce College on Friday was apprehended at the Canoga Park Bowl shortly before 1 p.m., Los Angeles police said.
Pierce College was evacuated as a precautionary measure after the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Is it getting hot in here? In what is likely to prove one of its most controversial episodes yet, this week's "Cosmos" lays out the powerful scientific case for climate change, framed within a tale of two planets: Venus and Earth.
Venus was not much...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A man who was reported missing after being last seen in a Norridge cemetery a week ago was found dead Friday in a vehicle in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Donald Ritt, 63, had been last seen June 1 at Acacia Cemetery, 7800 W. Irving...