| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home.
E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note.
The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:20 AM
THE ATTORNEY 3 1/2 stars. A hustler-attorney's life changes when he takes on a case involving a student who was arrested and tortured by the South Korean government in this true story. 2 hrs. 07 No MPAA rating (profanity, mild violence, scenes of torture,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The list of Hollywood franchises based on videogames pretty much begins and ends with Screen Gems' "Resident Evil" series. But if Electronic Arts has its way, its Aaron Paul-starrer "Need for Speed," which throttles into theaters March 14, not only will...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Mar 10 (TheWrap.com) - The next season of âTrue Detectiveâ will be about âhard women, bad men and the secret occult history of the United States transportation system,â says series creator Nic Pizzolatto.
That intriguing preview came in an...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
A West Boca man is at the center of an international theft caper — but instead of weapons or jewelry, the FBI says he conspired to steal bio-engineered crop seeds and the trade secrets behind them.
Agents say Mo Hailong was among six men who tried...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
There were squads of FBI agents watching Steven Mandell around the clock in the days before he allegedly intended to kidnap and murder a suburban businessman.
Working in eight-hour shifts, surveillance teams staked out Mandell’s home in Buffalo...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The parrot wasn't talking.
"I'm teaching her to say, 'I miss Mace,''' said Mace Neufeld, who at 85 reckons the bird, whose name is Margie, will outlast him.
With no words of affection forthcoming, Neufeld, a New Yorker who landed in Beverly Hills back...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:50 PM
SOCHI, Russia Getting around at these pleasantly compact Winter Olympics has been easy for us. Knowing just where it is we're getting is another matter.
Because the 2014 Winter Games' home is more remote than the Inuits', there's not much English...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
1. "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking, $27.95). The story of a wealthy Southern girl, her slave and their struggle against slavery, based on real-life abolitionists. Last week: 1
2. "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Found-footage movies have had a mixed record lately, with the horror genre particularly taking its lumps.
Can a movie with that conceit and a time-travel premise break the streak?
We were all set to find out in a few weeks, on Feb. 28, exactly, with...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
When it comes to reviews of "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," superlatives are in short supply. Most movie critics agree that the reboot of the Tom Clancy action franchise, starring Chris Pine and directed by Kenneth Branagh, is competent — or...