| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
It's the morning after Summer Jam 2012 — the "biggest hip-hop festival in the world," according to the event's sponsor, New York radio station Hot 97 — and Mike Bowen, who often goes by the pseudonym Mike Waxx, is running from business meeting...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:23 PM
A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.
State Rep. Jeff Thompson, a...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Days into an unprecedented social-media push on behalf of a criminal defendant, George Zimmerman's attorney,Mark O'Mara, is already owning up to two missteps.
Neither one is significant enough to greatly impact his case. At least so far.
But the lessons...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Something's missing from the hours of video and audio recordings released last week that, for the first time, let us hear George Zimmerman explain in his own words what happened the night he shot Trayvon Martin.
What's missing? Any sign of the rampant...
| Jul 5, 2012
In 2010, Sleigh Bells rode a gargantuan wave of hype to a day-ending set at the Pitchfork Music Fest. And delivered a performance that singer Alexis Krauss calls “mediocre.”
“What I heard is that people were really frustrated because it...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:24 PM
LONDON --The son of one of the world's wealthiest men is under arrest in London after the body of his American wife was found in their home this week, her death unexplained.
Police stumbled into the mystery Monday, when they arrested Hans Kristian...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:49 AM
Stubborn doesn't begin to describe me. Just ask my beloved family. Once I make up my mind, I don't budge. But not always.
Last week a coworker livened up our staff meeting when she asked what we thought about 'kid-leashes.'
The person doing the asking...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:53 PM
She calls herself “Gypsy,” a reference to the wandering, challenging life she’s led since moving to South Florida 16 years ago.
Except now, Tara Tuttle, 35, is a really rich Gypsy, after cashing a $10 million scratch-off ticket Friday...
| Sep 23, 2012
With her trademark cotton-candy pink hair and Harajuku-meets-skater-girl style, 27-year-old model, blogger and fashion designer Audrey Kitching has been turning heads since the mid-2000s, when she emerged as one of the rising crop of Hollywood Internet...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Jarrett Payton used a weird, loopy backswing — a Matt Suhey replica, he explained — to hit his drive into the fairway on the third hole at Oak Park Country Club.
This was a notable accomplishment considering some Payton tee shots would have...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:15 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Given the subject matter – alcoholism, mental illness, a relationship in turmoil – Passion Pit’s “Gossamer” (Columbia) could have easily shaped up as the year’s biggest pity party.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Back in the mid-2000s, before Facebook came along and swept everyone off their feet with its easy-to-use timeline and myriad baby pictures, MySpace was the reigning social network. Of course, MySpace failed to adapt with the times, and now Tom is...