| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:22 PM
If you’re an expert on The Beatles, a contest this month could end up with you winning the types of guitars Paul McCartney and John Lennon played in the iconic rock group. A two-night event at Sands Casino Bethlehem to......
| May 7, 2014
| 11:04 AM
A Bay Area man who hand built a roller coaster for his 10-year-old son in the family's backyard says he couldn't think of a good reason to say no when the boy asked.
Now, six weeks and $3,500 later, Lyle Pemble has his own red roller coaster winding...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight?
After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Identity theft: 4500 block of Leata Lane. A woman contacted police to report that sometime between Jan. 15 and March 1, someone had illegally filed her 2013 tax return with the IRS. She received a tax return check, through she had...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Despite resistance from the GOP, the Maryland House of Delegates gave preliminary approval on Wednesday to a bill that would increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years.
Rejecting every amendment proposed,...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
No one ever mistook Nicholas Evlampios Fotiu for Dick Button, but there are almost as many of Fotiu's skating highlights on YouTube as of the great figure skater Button. Invariably, Fotiu is punching somebody, a feat he performed repeatedly for the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
They don't have to wait until Halloween to don their costumes and collect treats — not when every place from museums to aquariums to zoos to theme parks are celebrating Halloween the entire month of October with haunted houses, spooky...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Like a lumbering and laborious monster intent on capturing his prey, Six Flags Magic Mountain continues to make slow but steady progress toward improving its annual Fright Fest event.
Photos: Fright Fest 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain
In hopes of...
| Mar 12, 2014
At the top of the big whiteboard in his office, Andre Birotte Jr. has written "BHAGS," by which he means his aspirations as U.S. attorney for seven Southern California counties: "big hairy audacious goals." He's already hit some audacious personal goals,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:07 AM
A 520-foot-high roller coaster, the tallest in the world, will be built in Florida. We just don't know exactly where yet.
An official announcement will come in a few weeks, said Michael Kitchen, president of US Thrill Rides, the Windermere-based company...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Scott Disick's mother, Bonnie Disick, died Oct. 28 after a long illness, according to recent reports. She was 63.
The cause of death was unclear.
The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, 30, who is boyfriend to eldest sister Kourtney Kardashian,...