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  • Coronado mansion mystery: one year later

    CORONADO, Calif. -- Coronado's Spreckels Mansion has been a staple of the community for decades.  However, for the last year it has been associated with one incident.  The death of 32-year-old Rebecca Zahau. On July 13th, 2011, Zahau was found hanging...
  • Mother of drowning victim wants to end swimming at Lake Tapps

    Mother of drowning victim wants to end swimming at Lake Tapps
    Three drownings in 10 months -- and some are saying enough is enough on Lake Tapps. The mother of one victim said Tuesday these deaths should be a wake-up call. She wants to end swimming on the lake altogether. Marcus Henderson is the latest victim to...
  • DCFS to add investigators, cut caseloads

    DCFS to add investigators, cut caseloads
    Despite deep state budget cuts, the state’s child-welfare agency has reached an agreement with a watchdog group to lower caseloads for frontline workers who investigate critical hotline calls alleging abuse and neglect. The Illinois Department of...
  • Kids sexually assaulted at psychiatric hospitals, reports say

    Two years after state authorities vowed to safeguard youths in psychiatric hospitals from sexual assault, the Tribune identified at least 18 cases of reported rape or sexual abuse at some of the Chicago area's most prominent facilities. Hospitals...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 28, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 38 || || 2. || Point Omega by Don...
  • 'Conspirata' by Robert Harris

    'Conspirata' by Robert Harris
    As the second installment in British novelist Robert Harris' trilogy of cutthroat politics and intrigue during the late Roman Republic opens, Marcus Tullius Cicero is about to assume the consulship of Rome, the position of supreme authority he had secured...
  • 'Ghost Writer's' real-life parallels haunt the movie and director Roman Polanski

    'Ghost Writer's' real-life parallels haunt the movie and director Roman Polanski
    As Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor describe it, there was no need for the cast of Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" to have long, philosophical discussions about the movie's creepy real-life parallels. It wasn't necessary, for example, to dissect...
  • The what-might-have-been genre

    Mysteries and thrillers hinge on basic questions: whodunit, whydunit and the dreaded had-I-but-known. Then there's what-might-have-been, which is the domain of thrillers that recount alternate histories. Instead of fashioning chaos out of order in a world...
  • Tri-Rivers District boys basketball preview

    Tri-Rivers District boys DISTRICT OUTLOOK Surry was state runner-up in Division 1 last season. Chesterfield Community reached the state tournament two of the last three seasons. Coaches generally list those two teams as favorites, with Sussex Central...
  • 'Ghost' Scares Up Wilkinson, Belushi

    Tom Wilkinson and Jim Belushi will see "The Ghost." According to sources, the pair have joined the cast of Roman Polanski's adaptation of the Robert Harris political thriller. Harris' original novel follows the life of a British prime minister as told to...
  • Timothy Hutton Joins 'The Ghost'

    "The Ghost" is getting some "Leverage." Timothy Hutton, star of TNT's crime series, has signed on to the cast of Roman Polanski's political thriller. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hutton will play the American lawyer of a former British prime...
  • Nicolas Cage Among Roman Polanski's 'Ghost' Busters

    Roman Polanski's adaptation of Robert Harris' "The Ghost" is set to move forward with a star-studded cast led by Nicolas Cage and Pierce Brosnan. Cage and Polanski will also be joined by fellow Oscar winner Tilda Swinton. According to Variety,...