| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital.
Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
| 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.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A Brazilian rest home for the elderly believes it may be home to the world's oldest person, a former agricultural laborer born in a runaway slave community, who is identified in documents stating he was born 126 years ago at a time when Brazil still had...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:31 AM
All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five)...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:31 AM
A boat capsized in the Delaware River shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday and one of the five occupants, a man in his 70s, was missing.
Philadelphia police said observers were not able to see the missing man or the boat. The four other occupants of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:33 PM
“The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by historian Alan Taylor won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for history. The book, which examines the impact of runaway slaves from Virginia who fled to the British for protection and...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The hundreds of people marching against prostitution on Saturday, along one of the city's busiest sex-for-sale corridors, were a sign of how the tide has turned and the weapons have changed in the battle against what used to be considered a "victimless...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The Palatine man charged with killing 14-year-old runaway Amber Creek in 1997 pleaded not guilty to intentional homicide in a Wisconsin courtroom this morning, according to online court records.
James Eaton, 36, could face a mandatory life sentence if...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2014
It had always been easy for Sharon Keila's family of five to locate their 8-year-old Dalmatian, Holly, when she got out of the yard. Usually they would find her sniffing around shrubs or relaxing on a neighbor's porch near their Berwyn home.