| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:01 PM
This witness was scared. He had Googled himself and found the phrase: "Snitches get stitches."
He was scared that black neighbors would find fault with his description of what happened when a white police officer, Darren Wilson, shot dead an unarmed...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:04 AM
To the editor: Who are these people who stop freeway traffic as a way to protest the non-indictment of Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown? These people who sat in the middle of intersections and threw bottles did an...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Nik Wallenda intends to walk across the Chicago River on a tightrope next weekend. It's a stunt — a staged event designed to capture public attention. You could say that "10 Things" is a stunt, too, which means you'd better pay attention. Here are...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:53 AM
A man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism of a sign at a prominent Miami Beach temple, WFOR-Ch. 4 is reporting.
Early Tuesday, a swastika and the letters "KKK" were found on a sign at the entrace of Temple Emanu-el along the 1700 block of...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city.
They decided to canvass the...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The premise of "The Best of Enemies" sounds like a gimmick: Ku Klux Klan leader and black civil-rights activist are forced to work together.
The resolution sounds like an old TV afterschool special: They become friends and learn to let go of hate and...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
With five members, Central Florida has a bigger U.S. House delegation than some states. Last week we offered recommendations in two of the races. Today, the other three:
Incumbent Democrat Alan Grayson of Orlando is seeking a second term...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:03 PM
It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Prosecutors in Lake County have tossed three pending criminal cases because of an FBI report linking two former Fruitland Park police officers to the Ku Klux Klan.
All three cases – two misdemeanor batteries and a felony traffic case –...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:49 AM
More than two years ago, the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland began planning a series of exhibits to commemorate a significant date this year: the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
It was the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Actor Michael Rooker stood in his hotel suite's bathroom staring at a coffee cup with the concentration of a jeweler inspecting a diamond.
"You want to know how I act?" he asked in his trademark deep growl before holding the cup under a running faucet....