| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:31 PM
MANILA -- The scale of the devastation beginning to unfold in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan has stunned relief workers, who estimate that as many as 10 million people were affected by the storm that swept through the central Philippines late last week....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair.
She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands.
Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
| Nov 8, 2013
A federal jury Thursday awarded $740,000 to five inmates who alleged they were beaten by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies.
The beatings, which resulted in the inmates sustaining broken bones, were in retaliation for the August 2008...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The Chicago Cubs are set to hire San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their manager, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Wednesday.
The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the hiring has not been...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
There's a persistent nattering these days regarding healthcare this and healthcare that. It's enough to make you sick and tired of hearing about healthcare! Good luck with getting coverage for that particular malady.
The constant complaints about...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A Riverside woman has been arrested in connection with the 1990 cold case homicide of a 5-month-old baby who suffered from starvation and broken bones.
Cole Terpack was found by paramedics on Aug. 3, 1990, in a San Bernardino home on North Acacia...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A second suspect arrested in connection with the beating of a transgender woman in May on Hollywood Boulevard was identified by police Thursday as 21-year-old Samuel Garunts.
Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison said Garunts, who was arrested...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:18 PM
JOLIET, Ill. -- Jeff Gordon was added to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Friday when NASCAR chairman Brian France used his power to make an unprecedented expansion to the field after two separate investigations into radio chatter revealed...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:08 PM
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the beating of a transgender woman in May on Hollywood Boulevard, police said Wednesday night.
The Los Angeles Police Department said that a male suspect had been taken into custody on suspicion of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:36 PM
In the world of daredevil car stunts, the difference between 60 mph and 65 mph is 10-15 feet, several broken bones, or the difference between life and death.
I learned that watching the premiere of "American Daredevils," a 16-episode docu-series that...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
Read my interview...