| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Police are working to locate a missing man last seen Tuesday morning at the border of the Grand Crossing and South Shore neighborhoods.
Laurence Hayes, whose first name was also spelled Lawrence in a missing person notice, was last seen about 6 a.m....
| Aug 8, 2014
This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, First Second, 320 pages, $17.99, age 12 and up
Two girls teeter on the periphery of adulthood in "This One Summer," the smart, keenly observed new graphic novel from author-illustrator team — and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Most kids growing up today have significantly less freedom than their parents did during childhood, according to a new Slate.com survey that asked 6,000 parents what sorts of activities they allow.
"The results give a fairly clear picture, over...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The search for a man reported missing by his family ended when he returned home, unaware that police were looking for him, Orlando police announced Sunday.
Freddie Lee Kendrick, 63, was last seen on July 31, and a family member reported him missing on...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:39 PM
"Finally," said not one single die-hard fan of FX's thriller "The Strain," "a bunch of historical background on vampires!"
Too bad. That's what viewers saw in the most recent episode of the hit summer series, with professor-Holocaust survivor Abraham...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Testimony from an audit of the $200-million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great municipal parks paints a picture of a runaway project that was eventually crippled by waste, dysfunction and cronyism....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:43 PM
HARTFORD — A vigil is planned Monday night at Dillon Stadium for a 14-year-old city girl who went missing on Aug. 25.
Jillian Burgos, a student at CREC's Two Rivers Magnet School, was last seen by her father about 2 p.m. that day when she asked to...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The girl met the trio at an Orlando hotel.
She was 16 at the time, a wanted runaway.
On that Nov. 8, the visitors from California offered her an opportunity at a new life.
But in exchange, she would have to join their team as a full-time prostitute....
| 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 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...
| 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...