| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Bruce Jenner's rumored transition from male to female has garnered the cover of this week's People -- which touts it has "the real story" about the situation -- bolstering long-running buzz about the onetime Olympic decathlete's personal life.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 6:33 PM
I once asked my late father if he had any experiences with anti-Semitism. There weren't many. Although that was probably in part because of his scoring methodology. The Irish kids who beat up the Jewish kids in his Bronx neighborhood didn't do so...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:16 PM
Some people come to Central Florida searching for their dream job: graphic designer, ranch cowboy, chef, Disney princess.
Others stumbled upon their ideal vocation by accident on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes, sometimes with two or three careers...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:51 PM
The wild police pursuit Monday was definitely one for the record books. As Southern California residents watched on TV and the Internet, a driver hit at least four other vehicles, seized a woman's car and was eventually shot by police on a Montebello...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:26 AM
Experts on transgender issues have cautioned the media on showing sensitivity in reporting the unfolding Bruce Jenner story.
But Zoey Tur, billed by "Inside Edition" as "America's first transgender television reporter," was highly critical Saturday on...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Texas lived up to its reputation for swift justice by taking just three days to seat a jury for the trial of the man charged with killing the former Navy SEAL depicted in "American Sniper." But jury selection in two other major U.S. cases is taking much...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:56 PM
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Defense lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attacked the investigation of the Odin Lloyd homicide Thursday, providing a first glimpse into a strategy to portray police as sloppy and unprofessional....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 7:30 AM
The late Junior Seau, who starred at linebacker for USC before becoming a 12-time Pro Bowl player in the NFL, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Seau is part of a 2015 class that includes Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley, Tim Brown, Will Shields,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:49 PM
Now this is a good what-might-have-been story.
Al Michaels, preparing to call his ninth Super Bowl on Sunday, was in line to become the voice of the White Sox in 1971. In fact, if the Sox had hired him, there's a good chance Harry Caray never would have...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?"
O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....