| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.
One went on to rape an...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...
| Sep 29, 2013
While some social media outlets are dealing with issues of privacy (is the government reading our timelines?), Twitter is going public (with plans for an initial public stock offering). And during the recent attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, both the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Tribune Co., parent of The Los Angeles Times, The Hartford Courant and six other daily newspapers, is reviewing operations in an effort that will likely result in staff reductions at the newspapers.
Tribune announced in July that it planned to separate...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Christopher Koch, one of Australia's most acclaimed novelists, whose 1978 thriller "The Year of Living Dangerously" illuminated the political and cultural turmoil in Indonesia after World War II, died of cancer Monday in Hobart, Australia. He was 81....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
A money-making venture to lure out-of-town drug buyers into Sunrise to purchase cocaine from police has been halted as a result of a Sun Sentinel investigation.
Mayor Michael Ryan, who supports the undercover stings, lay blame for ending the operation...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:12 PM
At 2 a.m. one morning in March 2010, photographer David Hobby was wandering, awestruck, around a gilded palace in Southwest Asia as the royal guest of a monarch.
"I thought to myself, 'Holy crap! I'm in the sultan's palace in Oman, and no one's even...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
A year ago, word went out that Rupert Murdoch was looking to buy this newspaper. Reaction was swift, strong and all over the map.
Some envisioned the father of Fox News turning The Times into another partisan mouthpiece. Others fretted over Murdoch's...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Everyone agrees that AMC's "Breaking Bad" is one of the best dramas on TV, and Wednesday's news that Sony Pictures Television and AMC would be moving forward with a spinoff starring shady lawyer Saul Goodman (played by Bob Odenkirk) was received by fans...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:12 AM
This is what I'm up against.
A blogger writing at A Few Reasonable Words discovers that the Chicago Manual of Style does not endorse everything his ninth-grade English teacher told him and proceeds to this discovery:
I ... did found the Baltimore...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Allen J. Schaben will be the next featured speaker in the Los Angeles Times Photographer Series from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Schaben became an L.A. Times photographer 19 years ago, after earning his bachelor’s degree in journalism from...
| Sep 24, 2013
Unable to find the recipe for cheesy chowder served at Marshall Field’s Bowl and Basket restaurant, I invited readers to send one in if they had it. (See original question below) Eden Rosenbush, chef and owner of Chicago’s Big Red...