| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:54 PM
The $1.5 billion Paramount Park in Spain hopes to rival Disneyland Paris as a European tourist destination when the movie theme park debuts in spring 2015.
> Photos: Paramount Park Murcia theme park in Spain
Located on the Mediterranean coast about...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:16 PM
If you haven't heard of Cityville, you've heard of Mafia Wars. And if that doesn't ring a bell, how about Farmville?
At its 'Unleashed' event today, the maker of all three of these popular social games Zynga unveiled several new games and teased its...
| Dec 19, 2011
When I first heard that former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin had said it was "too easy" to criticize the White House for inviting rapper Common to an event, I thought, "Of all the rappers proudly repping the most negative aspects of their backgrounds,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:07 PM
ROME — During the heady days of la dolce vita in the 1960s, Rome's Cafe de Paris was one of the preferred watering holes of starlets and sultans.
Later, one of the places that gave the world the word "paparazzi" fell into decline along with the...
| Dec 31, 2011
For more than 70 hours, billion-dollar fraudster Scott Rothstein talked and talked, answering questions for the first time under oath. He mapped out how he constructed the largest financial swindle in South Florida history, leveled damaging accusations at...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 12:22 AM
Clans in the Japanese underworld are vying for power. The rival bosses had initially made a pact over sake in jail, but that isn’t going to stop their underlings from fighting and killing each other. One yakuza boss is having them turn on each...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Los Angeles continued to lose TV shoots in 2011 to New York, but the area saw a modest increase in feature activity, partly due to the state's film tax credit.
Overall, on-location filming in Los Angeles area rose 4% last year, as a rise in feature...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:32 AM
The Office of the Indiana Attorney General announced a Senate committee passed a bill unanimously Thursday morning that would “strengthen” Indiana’s law against human trafficking.
Just one month until the Super Bowl, the Senate...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
NILES – Parnell Martin, one of five Niles High School students accused in a Facebook sex extortion case, was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 4 years but no more than 15 years in prison.
Both Trey Nichols and Parnell Martin pleaded guilty....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:42 AM
NILES -- The latest of the five Niles teens to be sentenced in the sex video extortion scandal has received the lightest sentence so far. Trey Nichols was sentenced Tuesday morning in Berrien County Trial Court to three years in prison.
Nichols had faced...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Augustin “Tino” Zambrano, considered by authorities as the highest-ranking Latin King in the country, was sentenced to 60 years in prison today in federal court for orchestrating violence and drug dealing in Chicago.
In seeking the 60-year...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Laguna Beach police are asking art galleries to keep a closer watch in light of a wave of recent art thefts.
Kush Gallery was the latest victim. A $7,500 Vladimir Kush painting was stolen Jan. 5, right before Art Walk started.
In the last week of...