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  • L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'

    L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'
    Here’s the thing about having a long, busy acting career: one moment a performer finds himself at the extreme margin of agony, trudging the stage with Cordelia in his arms, and the next he's having a moment of blood, sweat and glory in Rocky Balboa'...
  • Snowstorm moves on after causing havoc across Northeast

    NEW YORK — A storm that was blamed for at least 11 deaths in the eastern half of the country moved out to sea Friday, but the icy winds and record-low temperatures left in its wake were prolonging the misery of cities digging out from snowdrifts...
  • Mary Jane Trolinger, nurse

    Mary Jane Trolinger, nurse
    Mary Jane Trolinger, a retired registered nurse who was one of the original staffers of Johns Hopkins Hospital's Columbia Medical Plan, died Friday of pneumonia at her Ellicott City home. She was 89. The daughter of a newspaper advertising salesman...
  • Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered

    Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered
    Recovering from four bullet wounds, Jose Melo's wife begged him not to go on Monday, but he would not hear of it. Eleven days had passed since Melo last worked at his small corner store in Southwest Baltimore. On that day — Jan. 9 — he had...
  • Alleged mobster arrested in Lufthansa heist that inspired 'Goodfellas'

    Federal agents on Thursday arrested an alleged mobster on charges he took part in the infamous heist at a Lufthansa terminal at John F. Kennedy airport in 1978, a crime that netted the thieves about $6 million in cash and jewels and inspired Martin...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- It is a quiet day in the sports world today. There are no games being played. Check back tomorrow for another winning...
  • Ja Rule still a credible lothario at Howard Theatre

    Ja Rule still a credible lothario at Howard Theatre
    Roughly midway through his headlining set at Washington’s Howard Theatre on Friday night, Ja Rule reflected on a missed opportunity from 2007.  That summer, Ja Rule was a veteran MC in search of a spark to a stalling career, and Lil Wayne was...
  • Tribeca 2014: Nas movie 'Time Is Illmatic' to open Tribeca Film Festival

    Tribeca 2014: Nas movie 'Time Is Illmatic' to open Tribeca Film Festival
    The Tribeca Film Festival is getting “Illmatic,” opening its annual springtime confab with “Time Is Illmatic,” a look at the influence of the classic Nas album 20 years after its release. Directed by artist One9 and written by...
  • New York train engineer to be interviewed; derailment victims ID'd

    Investigators probing the derailment of a New York passenger train hoped to interview the engineer Monday or Tuesday as they tried to determine if speed, equipment failure or another factor caused seven cars to hurtle off the tracks, killing four...
  • Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home

    On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Diane Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson. It...
  • Grammys: L.A. Phil and Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical nominees

    Grammys: L.A. Phil and Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical nominees
    Los Angeles’ increasing reputation as a capital for new classical music got further confirmation from the Grammy Awards on Friday night. Five recordings that involve the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Santa Monica new music series Jacaranda, the...