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  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving original member of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 65, the manager confirmed. Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
  • NBA veteran Metta World Peace drops track about Baltimore

    NBA veteran Metta World Peace hasn't been seen in the NBA since the New York Knicks waived him in February, but it appears he's been in the recording studio since then — and he's showing some love to Baltimore while in there. Hot New Hip Hop...
  • Battered by competition, Atlantic City casinos offer lesson for Maryland

    Battered by competition, Atlantic City casinos offer lesson for Maryland
    Open gambling tables and slot machines were easy to find this week at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, now that the standing-room crowds once common to the high tourist season at the world's most famous boardwalk have found spots closer to home to...
  • Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • Tommy Ramone dies at 65; last original member of namesake punk band

    Tommy Ramone dies at 65; last original member of namesake punk band
    If ever an opening song on a debut album could set the tone for the entirety of a band's career, it was "Blitzkrieg Bop," off the 1976 self-titled album by the Ramones. Lean, fast and propelled forward by a low-to-the-ground-beat and no-fuss lyrics ("Hey!...
  • Marlo Thomas triumphs, 'Sex Tape' flops and Ann-Margret still sizzles

    "SEX IS an emotion in motion." -- Mae West SPEAKING OF sex, movies centering on that theme can be fun or frolicsome or tiresome or unpalatable. But like vampires, super-intelligent apes or (more recently) zombies, the sex comedy genre never grows old....
  • Lorde brings lower-key music vibe to Infieldfest at the Preakness Stakes 2014

    Lorde brings lower-key music vibe to Infieldfest at the Preakness Stakes 2014
    Lorde, the 17-year-old singer-songwriter from New Zealand, waited more than halfway through her hourlong set to satisfy the majority of the Preakness InfieldFest crowd on Saturday afternoon. They wanted "Royals," Lorde's Grammy-winning hit single....
  • At the 1964 World's Fair, a phone call to the future

     At the 1964 World's Fair, a phone call to the future
    Back in 1964, 50 years ago this summer, my mother, father, sister and I drove from our home in suburban New Jersey to New York City, where we caught a glimpse of the future. Our destination was Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, the site of the World's...
  • Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]

    Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]
    The headline says it all — "Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases" (June 20). Duh! You think? Why hasn't a plan been in place to use tranquilizers since a steer has escaped in the city before and dogs have...
  • LA Screenings' Pick-Up List

    Disney/ABC ABC Studios is selling a diverse slate of new hours as well as a trio of unique comedies. On the drama side, "Marvel's Agent Carter" and "The Whispers" may hold the most global appeal, but others have potential as well. "Agent Carter," the...