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  • $40M for five wrongly convicted of Dixmoor rape, murder

    $40M for five wrongly convicted of Dixmoor rape, murder
    In what appears to be the largest wrongful conviction settlement in state history, the Illinois State Police has agreed to pay $40 million to five men who were wrongly imprisoned for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Dixmoor, a spokesman for...
  • City signs off on legal settlement for Central Park Five

    The city's comptroller signed off Thursday on a settlement with the so-called Central Park Five, who were wrongly jailed for a sensational 1989 crime that led to what critics called a racially charged rush to judgment. All five of the men, who were...
  • Sarah Hyland, Benjamin Walker join cast of 'Hair' at Hollywood Bowl

    Sarah Hyland, Benjamin Walker join cast of 'Hair' at Hollywood Bowl
    Sarah Hyland of ABC's "Modern Family" is joining the ensemble cast of the musical "Hair" at the Hollywood Bowl, organizers announced on Thursday. The production, which runs for just three performances Aug. 1 to 3, will also feature actor Benjamin Walker....
  • My Interview With Composer-Writer Mary Rodgers

    I love interviewing independent women in show business of a certain age who speak their minds. One of my favorite interviews was in 2002 was with composer-writer Mary Rodgers from her Central Park West home. Rodgers died yesterday of heart failure at...
  • Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector

    Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector
    The connections are endlessly surprising, those that Bobby Womack forged during a 60-year career that transcended genre, border and race. The singer, songwriter, guitarist and longtime Los Angeles resident, who died Friday at age 70, was the center of a...
  • Don't touch Fells Point promenade [Letter]

    Don't touch Fells Point promenade [Letter]
    It is very disturbing news to read in The Sun that the Citizen's Promenade walking area in Fells Point will be done away with by a decision coming from the Board of Estimates this coming Wednesday without any consultation with the Promenade Committee ("...
  • TV This Week June 15-21: 'Masterpiece Mystery!,' 'Rectify' and more

    TV This Week June 15-21: 'Masterpiece Mystery!,' 'Rectify' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 15 - 21, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Hail to the chief: Former President George H....
  • Hit Sioux Falls on your way to Rushmore

    Hit Sioux Falls on your way to Rushmore
    I came to Sioux Falls for a wedding and stayed for a weekend. It is a surprisingly wonderful place, perhaps not a destination but certainly worth a couple days en route to a place such as Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills. In a national landscape...
  • In New York, mother and son find a deeper bond traveling on a budget

     In New York, mother and son find a deeper bond traveling on a budget
    My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that. When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
  • What you need to know about the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

    What you need to know about the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
    55th Annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Where: Central Park, Winter Park When: Friday-Sunday, March 21-23. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Admission: Free Information: www.wpsaf.org or 407-644-7207 Parking: Parking...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Bringing Emma back with a 'New York City Serenade'

    "New York City Serenade" brings us back from the midseason hiatus on "Once Upon a Time," offering a whole new story line and leaving Neverland far behind. Emma and Henry are in New York, blissfully ignorant of the magical world, while the menagerie of...