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Valentine's Day

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  • Rosenstein: Federal prosecutors did the right thing in crack cases

    The U.S. Attorney's Office approves reduced sentences for criminals who deserve them, but with the caveat that some crack cocaine dealers seeking early release from federal prison are violent. The Sun obscures the issue by claiming that federal crack...
  • I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed

    I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed
    When my big scandal hits — it involves Victorian steampunk goggles, steroids and payments laundered through the Cape Verde National Brass Choir — I may hire Reid Weingarten as my defense counsel. Weingarten is this good: He made me feel a...
  • Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    In 1929, when rivals killed seven members of Bugs Moran's gang, the world was shocked. Chicago's image as a corrupt, violent city was emblazoned in memory around the world. More than eight decades later, if you stroll around Europe and tell people you...
  • Al Capone on PBS: Public Enemy No. 1 revisited

    Al Capone on PBS: Public Enemy No. 1 revisited
    South Florida is littered with Al Capone history  –  the Miami mansion where he took his last breath,  his reputed riverside hideout in Fort Lauderdale,  his casino dreams in Deerfield Beach – and every  restaurant and watering hole as old...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Don tries to win 'em back

    'Mad Men' recap: Don tries to win 'em back
    There are few things in the life of a school child as exciting as a field trip. They hold the promise of an exciting break from the daily grind, from the drudgery of times tables and spelling tests, but they’re also fraught with potential danger. ...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: The Valentine's Day massacre

    'Mad Men' recap: The Valentine's Day massacre
    “Mad Men” is almost always more successful when it approaches Important Social Issues obliquely rather than head-on. Last year’s “The Flood” was widely panned for its awkward and heavy-handed depiction of Martin Luther’...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast for 02/14/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Erica Leerhsen was born in New York City today in 1976. This birthday gal has appeared in such films as "Phobia," "Mozart and the Whale" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." On the small screen, she's appeared on episodes of "Person of...
  • The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    On this frigid morning, in an unheated brick garage at 2122 N. Clark St., seven men were lined up against a whitewashed wall and pumped with 90 bullets from submachine guns, shotguns and a revolver. It was the most infamous of all gangland slayings in...
  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...
  • Literary Saloon: A moll's high — and low — life

    Literary Saloon: A moll's high — and low — life
    The title character and narrator of Renee Rosen's new novel, "Dollface," is eager for action. "My mother … was used to me stirring up trouble," says Vera Abramowitz. "By the time I turned fifteen I was sick of being too afraid to live. That's...
  • 8/14/2013-Bye Bye Bulger

    8/14/2013-Bye Bye Bulger
    It must've been confusing for the Connecticut state investigators to find out that the Boston office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was corrupt. At least our guys would've known they weren't nuts when their leads didn't go anywhere with...
  • Is it really disrespectful to wear your hat inside?

    Is it really disrespectful to wear your hat inside?
    This will be the last of the pet peeve collections I've been sharing all summer, and it will include a provocative question I'll put to you about etiquette regarding hats. But I want to begin with a twist that I hope will result in something good. I...