| Aug 1, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Authorities announced Monday the seizure of 51 pounds of methamphetamine and 11 pounds of heroin smuggled in from Mexico and taken to New Jersey, also arresting the Drug Kingpin and three accompanying traffickers.
The drugs had a combined value of...
| Jul 9, 2012
Mark Hoplamazian was a freshly minted MBA graduate when consummate dealmaker Jay Pritzker hired him to work on new investments and acquisitions in 1989. Almost immediately, the 25-year-old grandson of Armenian Christian immigrants found himself in an...
| Jan 16, 2009
After a stricken US Airways jet made an extraordinary emergency landing in the Hudson River on Thursday, a flotilla of commuter ferries, water taxis and other boats plucked all 155 passengers and crew -- many shivering as they stood on the plane's wings...
| Oct 9, 2009
Having the skill to bring authentic stories to forceful and persuasive dramatic life is a gift not all writers have, but no one has it more than Britain's Peter Morgan. Best known for having written "The Queen" and "Frost/Nixon," Morgan does it again in...
| Nov 23, 2008
Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 8:18 PM
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| Jan 19, 2010
"Run the football, play good defense and avoid turnovers".
For many years, it's been considered the football formula for success. Vince Lombardi, Don Shula and Chuck Noll were among the hall of fame coaches who believed in those basic strategies for...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 10:10 PM
Of all the alarms going off while another Seahawks season crumbles, the one sounded by quarterback Matt Hasselbeck rings loudest.
"We can't get used to this," the three-time Pro Bowl passer told reporters in Minneapolis immediately after Seattle sunk...
| Nov 27, 2009
| 3:09 PM
His CD collection includes The Cowboy Junkies, Sade and Van Halen. his vocabulary is liberally sprinkled with "cool,'' and he's crazy enough to wear a sweatshirt during practice on a 95-degree day. He's as polished as Bill Clinton -- minus the baggage,...
| Aug 16, 2008
It does not matter where Bob Bowman lays his head to rest at night - and it could be anywhere, from Baltimore to Barcelona, Ann Arbor to Beijing - he does not hear his alarm clock in the morning.
He is always awake long before it wails, usually on the...
| Jun 9, 2008
For four days, the menu has been propped up in Katie Hoff's hotel room, opened to the picture of a gooey slice of cheesecake smothered in caramel and chocolate.
Swiped from a nearby restaurant - perpetrator unknown - it has served as a motivational...