| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:58 AM
In the last two years, State Attorney Angela Corey has basked in praise of some and been hit by criticism from others.
"That's a very polite way of putting it," Corey said with a chuckle after a reporter mentioned that last week.
During a 45-minute...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Terry Donahue was part of 28 UCLA-USC games, as a player, assistant coach and head coach for the Bruins. That hands-on experience led him to one conclusion:
"Every UCLA-USC game, there is a guy who makes the difference," Donahue said. "Whether it's Gary...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings.
When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Although it was only a minor role, Hot Property had a star turn in 1995 when former professional football player O.J. Simpson stood trial for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.
A clipping of the column was...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson's Color Force production banner has plenty of high-profile film properties to manage these days, including the final two "Hunger Games" pics and the Warner Bros. adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch."...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Susan Rosenberg Jackson, who co-founded Freestyle Releasing and exec produced "Cabin Fever" during a long career in independent film, died in Tuesday in Los Angeles of breast cancer. She was 54.
Jackson worked in film distribution for 20 years, holding...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The Illinois Supreme Court has approved a long-awaited pilot program allowing cameras in courtrooms at the Leighton Criminal Court Building beginning next month.
Cook County's bid languished for more than 2 1/2 years as a behind-the-scenes debate...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:27 PM
1. Weird day. Weird ending to the game. What did you expect in another weird year?
But the weirdest ending came in the locker room after the Dolphins beat Minnesota, 37-5, and team owner Steve Ross told the media Joe Philbin would return as coach.
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The moment, in Bill Robles' recollection, came in a flash. Charles Manson grew agitated during his 1970 murder trial and lunged at the judge, a uniformed official tackling him around the waist and averting further mayhem in the courtroom.
Within an hour,...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
What a sad day for the town of Ferguson and for race relations in general. Once again, we see a black community ripped open by opportunists and outside criminals given a national stage by a slobbering news media. Businesses destroyed, most never to...