| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:55 PM
A communications contractor assigned to the Aurora FAA radar center set fire to the center, grounding more than 2,000 flights in Chicago today, as part of plan to “take out” the center and kill himself, according to a federal complaint against...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence.
Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors."
"You can just...
| Sep 20, 2014
More than 100 Hampton Roads residents have signed on to head to New York City in the wee hours Sunday to participate in the People's Climate March.
They'll join hundreds of others from Virginia and thousands more from around the country — estimates...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Just because Nik Wallenda is willing to risk his life on the high wire doesn't mean Chicago should take a chance too.
Yet the city that welcomed daredevil Evel Knievel and a doomed televised stunt that introduced the concept of jumping the shark...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:19 PM
On visits to Sudbrook Park, I sometimes observe little changes in this special place just to the west of Pikesville.
Well, not much. The community, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, did recently get a new bridge over the old Western...
| Sep 15, 2014
Tavistock Development Co., affiliated with the owners of Isleworth and Lake Nona, sold its ground-floor retail space at The Grove commercial center in Windermere to shopping-center developer Equity One Inc.
The New York-based Equity One bought the...
| Sep 16, 2014
National Signing Day? Not until Feb. 4. Recruiting in South Florida? Always in season.
Between now and then, a lot can happen. More than 100 players from Broward and Palm Beach counties could sign with college programs. The Sun Sentinel checks in with...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The New Hartford estate of the late actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr., who gained fame as the star of television crime dramas beginning in the late 1950s, is on the market for $895,000.
The estate, known as "The Rafters," was the summer home of Zimbalist's...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:03 PM
One of my favorites urban pleasures has long been buying books on the street. In New York, this means book stalls – and more specifically, the Strand’s book stall, at the southeast edge of Central Park, across Fifth Avenue from the Hotel...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The city of Irvine is receiving $292 million in exchange for dropping three lawsuits against the state Department of Finance in an attempt to recoup more than $1.4 billion in redevelopment funds.
Because the money is property-tax revenue, it is expected...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Dylan Landis' novel "Rainey Royal," out today from Soho Press, takes one of the characters from her short fiction and builds out her life. A teenager in Greenwich Village in the early 1970s, Rainey is gorgeous and motherless, with a jazz musician father...