| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The Broadway cast recording of "Kinky Boots" won the Grammy Award for musical theater album on Sunday. Cyndi Lauper, who wrote the songs for the musical, accepted the award, given out as part of a pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los...
| Feb 19, 2014
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Mayor Bill De Blasio had been in office just one day when it happened: A 53-year-old man was hit and killed by a van while crossing a Queens street in the early evening.
Eight days later, it happened again, this time on Manhattan’s Upper West...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Cities around the world are working to revitalize brownfield sites — areas where redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by some kind of contaminant — particularly in former waterfront industrial zones, where there is often the greatest...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Three Illinois chefs will compete in the new season of Fox's "Hell's Kitchen." From the looks of a super-teaser for the season, maybe I should say "will try to survive" the season.
When "Hell's Kitchen" returns at 7 p.m. March 13 on Fox, Illinois chefs...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Glendale has the distinction of being the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, the birthplace of Baskin Robbins, home of the historic Alex Theatre and where the first scheduled transcontinental passenger service was flown out by Charles Lindbergh,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The cockfighting industry in New York received a rude wakeup call over the weekend when authorities raided three locations where they arrested nine people on felony charges and freed 3,000 birds in what state officials called one of the largest such...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:25 PM
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...