| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A dashing red collar -- finally shed, in a moment of chattering triumph -- is the only overt sign of anthropomorphism in "Amazonia," a beguiling narrative creature feature that takes its monkey business rather seriously. Which is not to say there's any...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Long Island Medium recaps for this week’s Season 3 episodes of “Beach Bonding” and “The Graduate,” find Theresa Caputo understanding the meaning of butterflies, readying for Victoria’s graduation and helping a dying man...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Berkley Allan Thomas Jr., a retired cultural arts publicist and actor, died of dementia complications July 31 at the Summit Rehabilitation Center in Catonsville. The former Charles Village and Highlandtown resident was 80.
Born in Scarsdale, N.Y., he...
| Aug 9, 2013
When he first hit movie theaters as the young Daniel Larusso in "The Karate Kid", Ralph Macchio never imagined how much of an impact the role would have on his life. Now, almost 30 years later, the seemingly ageless actor is still being reminded of how he...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Michelle Silva knows how to defend herself.
She’s been doing it all her life.
Most of the 18-year-old’s defense comes on the mat, where she’s on the fast track to compete in the 2016 Olympics in tae kwon do. She’s already...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Movies exist to give us an escape from reality.
For tae kwon do champion Tyler Kennedy-Woolridge, they introduced him to a career path.
"It all started when I was watching Bruce Lee movies with my mom," the 15-year-old Evanston Township High School...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Director Harald Zwart was in a forest outside of Toronto on Friday, looking for a possible home for fairies to live. After finding a proper wooded locale, he would have to quickly shower and change into a suit and tie for the Canadian premiere his new...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A white-cheeked gibbon was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo's Helen C. Brach Primate House, zoo officials said Monday.
The primate was born on Aug. 16 and is the fourth offspring for father, Caruso, and mother, Burma, officials said. Officials have not...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A 25-year-old Modesto man has been arrested in connection with the death of his parents, whose bodies were found earlier this month in their burning home.
Brandon Pettit and another man, Felix Valverde, 26, were arrested on suspicion of homicide,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the world of the ninja, the Elrod family is an impressive force.
Julie and Ron Elrod are black belts who travel to Japan annually to study their craft with Soke Hatsumi, the 34th-generation ninjutsu grandmaster. Their children, 21-year-old Kami and...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...