| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states.
They flock to the nation's capital for commerce and pleasure and might also try their luck at a planned MGM casino near the National...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.
Avery's publicist, Cynthia Snyder, told the Associated Press that Avery died Tuesday. The Associated Press reported...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
James Avery, a classically trained actor best known for his role as the wealthy uncle of the young rapper Will Smith in the 1990s television comedy "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died at age 65.
Avery's death was confirmed by his publicist, and more...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65.
His death was confirmed by his manager,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
In what may be a first, an elected New York official was sworn in Thursday by a judge using an Apple iPad.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano took the oath of office on an iPad containing a Bible when a printed version could not be located,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The World Poker Tour has released the dates for the rest of this season, and they include the annual televised stop at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood and three non-televised visits to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Searching for a new direction in life, disfigured war veteran/mob assassin Richard Harrow (Jack Huston) returns to Atlantic City in “The North Star,” Episode 42 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”
Richard’s last exploit in...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Sarah A. Harris, a former longtime president of the Baltimore chapter of Hadassah who also was president of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, died Aug. 5 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the North Oaks Retirement Community in Pikesville. She...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Montgomery County police have arrested a Gaithersburg man who they say has sexually assaulted at least 10 college-age men in the last decade.
Joey Poindexter, 38, of Plum Creek Drive, was arrested Saturday, after a man came forward with an accusation of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Al Capone, arguably the most famous gangster ever, has grown into a mythic figure, a sort of cigar-chomping, fedora-wearing, machine gun-wielding, vicious, ruthless monster.
To Deirdre Marie Capone, he was simply Uncle Al.
Technically, her granduncle,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Gina Taglieri, who prepped at Huntington Beach High and is now at junior at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., has been selected as the Empire 8 Conference Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week.
Taglieri, a midfielder, scored three...