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Jackie Robinson West whistleblower arrested outside neighbor's home

The Evergreen Park youth baseball coach who blew the whistle about Jackie Robinson West using ineligible players - leading to the team being stripped of a Little League national championship - faces disorderly conduct, assault and several...Show More Summary

Drew Peterson asks for immediate trial on murder-for-hire charges

Drew Peterson has a new lawyer and, it seems, a new legal strategy. The retired Bolingbrook police sergeant waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in a surprise move that prevented prosecutors from publicly airing details of his alleged...Show More Summary

Woman arrested in 2002 slaying of girl who vanished on way to school

Investigators announced Tuesday the first in what could be several arrests in connection with the 2002 kidnapping and death of an East Los Angeles teenager who vanished while headed to school.

Testosterone replacement products boost heart attack, stroke risk, FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the makers of testosterone replacement products, which have been aggressively marketed to men with symptoms of low energy and libido, to bear a warning that there is a "possible increased risk of heart attack and strokes" in patients taking the...

'Canelo' Alvarez keeps Cinco de Mayo pull vs. James Kirkland

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez flexed his muscles as Mexico’s greatest worldwide boxing attraction to help nudge Floyd Mayweather Jr. toward Manny Pacquiao.

Families of Elliot Rodger's slain roommates sue sheriff's, apartment

The parents of three victims of Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage in Isla Vista last year have filed a federal lawsuit against Santa Barbara County, the county Sheriff’s Department and the apartment complex where the killer lived, alleging all ignored warning signs that Rodger was dangerous.

New Va. law shields Dominion Power from financial reviews

Dominion Power will be shielded from regular financial reviews for five years under a bill signed into law Tuesday by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D).The measure would freeze base rates for half a decade but would also put on hold biennial independent scrutiny that in the past has led to refunds to customers or reduced rates. Show More Summary

Bennett & Gaga go CHEEK TO CHEEK at P-Ho

In support of their Grammy-winning album, CHEEK TO CHEEK, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are returning to Las Vegas, for a pair of dates, this spring

Washington State House Passes $12 Hourly Minimum Wage

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Breaking news in the fight against wealth inequality, via Tacoma News Tribune reporter Melissa Santos: $12 minimum wage bill passed 51-46 #waleg— Melissa Santos (@MelissaSantos1) March 3, 2015 The debate in the state House included a...Show More Summary

The Nightmare of Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Slog Out, is it weird that I, as a lifelong fan of all things Jim Henson and/or Muppets, somehow missed ever seeing, or even knowing about, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas? The hourlong special, based on the children's book Emmet Otter's...Show More Summary

Around Town - Adam Goodes in Conversation with Anne Summers

Tue 07 Apr From the highs and lows of the football field to being crowned Australian of the Year in 2014, hear from the Brownlow Medalist in a one-night-only conversation...

Mell challenger sues over 33rd Ward election

The runner-up to Ald. Deb Mell in the Feb. 24 election filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging widespread problems with voting in the Northwest Side 33rd Ward aldermanic race as he tries to force her into a head-to-head runoff five weeks from now.

Ride Share Network Legislation Advances in the House

Two pieces of legislation that would regulate the way ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft operate advanced in the House on Tuesday. House Bill 190, which specified levels of insurance needed for ride share vehicles was passed by...Show More Summary

There's A Fascinating Documentary On Compton's Black Cowboys In The Works

There's an L.A. story that hasn't quite gotten its moment in the sun yet: the black cowboy culture in Compton. [ more › ]

Window washer falls to his death in Manhattan

A window washer fell to his death while cleaning a fifth-floor window in Manhattan. The Daily News says the man was leaning out the window in a building on Greenwich Street in Tribeca when he fell... To view the full story, click the title link.

America's Original Speakeasies (PHOTOS)

The thirst for neo-speakeasies--that is, vintage bars with atmospheres and cocktail menus to reflect the clandestine 1920s glamour of the Prohibition Era--has not abated in the years since the first, Milk & Honey, opened on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Show More Summary

America's Original Speakeasies (PHOTOS)

The thirst for neo-speakeasies--that is, vintage bars with atmospheres and cocktail menus to reflect the clandestine 1920s glamour of the Prohibition Era--has not abated in the years since the first, Milk & Honey, opened on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Show More Summary

Third ISIS plot suspect to be transferred to NY

One of three men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group wage war against the U.S. was ordered transferred from Florida to New York on Tuesday. A federal judge in... To view the full story, click the title li...

Extra Extra: Cardinal George In Hospital

George is being tested to evaluate his health after his cancer treatments ended last month. [ more › ]

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