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French Prosecutor Accuses Young German Pilot of Crashing Plane Into the Alps

Marseille prosecutor states that the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, Andreas Lubitz, deliberately crashed the plane. William Perugini/Shutterstock Almost as soon as I heard about the Germanwings Airbus crashing into the Alps, I became suspicious, and with good reason. Show More Summary

Open Wide For Chicken Nugget Nachos At Nugget Spot

  Stoner's paradise Nugget Spot already ingratiated itself into our tummies with their hormone-free fried delights coated in things like Cheeze-its and pretzels. Now, they're taking their epicurean junk food even further with a bunch...Show More Summary

This Is the Germanwings Pilot Accused of Crashing the Plane

French investigators say co-pilot Andreas Lubitz intentionally locked the pilot out of the cockpit and crashed the packed airliner into the Alps

NCAA tournament: Re-seeding the Sweet 16 (Spoiler: Kentucky is No. 1)

We’re halfway through the NCAA tournament. Time to re-jigger the field and find a Final Four. Wildcats vs. Wildcats tracking as an NCAA championship game (in semifinals) … sorry Northwestern, we don’t mean you.

British students cycle an INCREDIBLE 17,000km in 9 months from London to Hong Kong

2 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Three British students have cycled a mind-blowing 17,000 km on a journey from London to Hong Kong over the past 9 months, raising over £13,000 to help fight prostate cancer. [ more › ]

German airline crash: How do you get through a locked cockpit door?

The mystery surrounding this week's crash of a German airliner into the French Alps deepened Wednesday with a new report suggesting the pilot may have been locked out of the cockpit before the crash.

Car belonging to missing Valentine's Day date found

Orange County investigators are analyzing a car located Wednesday that belonged to a woman who vanished after a night out on Valentine’s Day.

Jason Segel, Drew Pearce to build 'Lego' spinoff 'Billion Brick Race'

Actor Jason Segel and screenwriter Drew Pearce have a new construction project. The duo have been enlisted to co-write and co-direct "The Billion Brick Race," an installment of Warner Bros' ever-expanding "Lego Movie" franchise, The Times has confirmed.

Chicago-area Sprint customers experience outage

Wireless provider Sprint is handling an outage that's affecting customers in the Chicago area, according to a company spokeswoman. The outage, which began at about 6 p.m. Wednesday, continued to affect  Sprint customers' texting and voice calling capabilities as of 8 p.m., spokeswoman Yuy Namiki said. Show More Summary

Man jailed after kidnapping, 'packing' fiancée in luggage

2 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man in China was sentenced to a year in prison after he attempted to abduct his fiancée (hopefully now former fiancée) and bring her back home with him by stuffing her into some luggage. [ more › ]

Steven Spielberg to direct sci-fi film 'Ready Player One' for Warners

It's game on for Steven Spielberg. The Oscar-winning filmmaker is set to direct and produce an adaptation of Ernest Cline's sci-fi novel "Ready Player One" for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow, The Times has confirmed.

Iggy Azalea reveals why she got breast implants

Iggy Azalea had the "Booty" -- and now she has the breasts to go with it. The controversial Australian rapper decided she "wasn't into secret-keeping," she said in the April issue of Vogue, revealing that she got implants. "I did change something: Four months ago, I got bigger boobs!" the "Fancy" rapper told the fashion codex. Show More Summary

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris sought a court order Wednesday to keep her from having to provide an official title and summary for what she called an “utterly reprehensible” proposed ballot measure that would authorize killing gays and lesbians in California, her office announced.

Decatur Terrace Neighborhood Added To Decatur Annexation Bill

Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss has confirmed that Rep. Karla Drenner has included Decatur Terrace, a neighborhood of 147 residential parcels south of East College Avenue on Decatur’s eastern border, in her Decatur annexation bill that she introduced to the legislature on Monday. Decatur Terrace petitioned the City of Decatur back in October 2014 for inclusion […]

Md. school leader needs vision, collaborative style, report says

As Montgomery County seeks a new superintendent to lead its well-regarded school system, its central concerns include testing, transparency, diversity, economic disparities and the achievement gap, according to a new report based on recent public comments.Read full article >>

Decatur and Avondale Annexation Bills Introduced

The AJC reports… State Representative Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates, read three local annexation bills Monday, including a portion of Decatur and all of Avondale Estates. Each passed through the policy committee, and now need 9 of 16 signatures from DeKalb delegates to reach the House. In a surprise move, however, Drenner introduced the Avondale master […]

'The Voice' recap: Tough calls as knockouts roll on

“The Voice” coaches always talk about how difficult it is for them to choose between singers on their teams as they trim up in the battles and knockouts before taking it live for the playoff rounds. But in fact, in Tuesday’s hour-long show, they really did have to make some...

Earl Sweatshirt Returns To Chicago Sunday

Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt releases his most singular work to date and heads to Chicago with Vince Staples to showcase some of the best L.A. hip-hop right now. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Not Normal

After experiencing one of the coldest late March dates on record, the chilly weather sticks around for another day with highs reaching only in the mid 30s, way below normal for this time of year. [ more › ]

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