| May 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, a former private school art teacher and volunteer who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro when she was in her 60s, died May 10 of lung cancer at her home in Brewster, Mass. The longtime Towson resident was 87.
"We got to know the...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Police agencies generally must tell the public the names of officers involved in shootings, the California Supreme Court decided Thursday.
The state’s highest court, in a 6-1 vote, rejected blanket policies by a growing number of police agencies...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Police agencies must reveal the names of officers involved in on-duty shootings unless there is specific evidence that disclosure would pose a safety threat, the California Supreme Court decided Thursday.
The 6-1 ruling by the state's highest court is...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:07 PM
It's been decades since anyone could credibly refer to Long Beach by its once proudly held moniker, "Iowa by the Sea."
The city earned the nickname in the early 1900s, when waves of Midwesterners flocked to its sun-soaked shore and thousands turned...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Back in 2000, some unsung network graphics specialist had the bright idea of flipping the traditional association of red with the left and blue with the right. On election night that year, when the newscasters began to report voting results, they turned...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Unless you have kids, you may not have heard of Cartoon Network's "The Amazing World of Gumball," but among its target audience the show is a huge hit. So big that Cartoon Network has picked it up for two more seasons.
The series, which combines 2-D and...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change.
"I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:13 PM
“It’s nice to see family happiness again.”
You said it, Lou. How strange that it’s Lou Avery, of all people -- the creator of "Scout's honor" and the equivalent of King Joffrey in a mohair sweater -- who perfectly sums up my...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:31 AM
The family that works together, stays together.
Peggy and Don are reunited, and it feels so good. All it took was an ad campaign about motherhood and children. And well-lighted burger joints.
“The Strategy” felt heartwarming and slightly...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Returning to the Multiple Listing Service in haunting fashion is the Alfred F. Rosenheim estate, a Los Angeles historic-cultural monument with a pedigree steeped in Hollywood horror.
Listed for sale at $5 million, the landmark property gained...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports:
A 29-year-old Oak Lawn woman was charged with DUI, speeding/23 mph above the speed limit and improper lane use during an April 12 traffic stop at 135th Street and LaGrange Road.