| Jun 27, 2011
Randall Dale Adams, a former death row inmate who gained freedom after flaws in his conviction for the murder of a Dallas policeman were exposed in a critically acclaimed documentary, has died. He was 61.
Adams died Oct. 30, 2010, of a brain tumor,...
| Mar 10, 2011
Eddie Brandt's obsession with the movies was evident in his North Hollywood home, which he transformed into an indoor-outdoor theater by installing a film projector on a tiny loft with windows and pointing it toward his yard.
Saturday night was movie...
| Aug 13, 2011
Meda Chamberlain, a longtime local leader of the National Council of Negro Women who spent three decades working in tandem with major civil-rights activist Dorothy Height, has died. She was 94.
Chamberlain, whose health had been in decline, died Aug. 5...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 7:45 AM
What was once Hurricane Richard is now a memory.
The system downgraded from a tropical depression into a "remnant low" as of 11 a.m. on Tuesday while it was in the Bay of Campeche, about 170 miles northwest of Campeche, Mexico.
Accordingly, the National...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Robert Adams at first thought someone was playing a trick when he saw the plastic bag filled with money lying next to a news box in a suburban strip mall.
Adams told WGN-AM’s Greg Jarrett this morning that the bag sitting outside the Chase Bank...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:42 PM
(CNN) -- Texas inmate Mark Anthony Stroman was executed Wednesday for the killing of a man from India in what Stroman believed to be revenge for the September 11, 2001, attacks, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said.
| Apr 27, 2011
| 3:38 PM
VILONIA, Ark. -- Severe storms ripped through parts of the South on Wednesday, cutting a path of destruction from Texas to Tennessee that left at least 12 people dead and damaged an untold number of homes and businesses, authorities said.
| May 13, 2011
Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 8:37 AM
SEATTLE (KTLA) -- Coffee addicts nationwide have a new reason to be thankful for that big drink in the morning. Seattle-based premium roast shop Starbucks announced Sunday they will be unveiling their largest cup size yet - the 31-ounce "Trenta."
| Oct 10, 2010
The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters ...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 5:39 AM
Seven-term Congressman Anthony Weiner admitted to tweeting and emailing sexually explicit messages and photos to six women within the past three years.
Who are the six? ABC News says one of them 26-year-old Meagan Broussard of Texas. Their cybersexual...