| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:51 PM
Some Bonney Lake residents made an emotional appeal to the City Council Tuesday night to hire lifeguards for Lake Tapps in Allan Yorke Park, where a popular 16-year-old boy drowned last week.
The boy, Quentin Boggan, was a member of the Bonney Lake...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:46 PM
COSTA MESA — The city has settled a federal lawsuit filed by a man who claimed a police officer arrested him after planting fraudulent evidence.
The multimillion dollar lawsuit was settled for $150,000. The settlement protects the city from further...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 5:15 PM
When Crystal Valdez brought her son Christopher to the emergency room last July, a doctor quickly suspected the boy hadn't been hurt in the way his mom claimed.
The bright-eyed 3-year-old with a shock of brown hair and a fascination with superheroes...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris is sharply criticizing the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services after a 4-year-old boy was beaten to death.
"Untill a child dies, it doesn't seem to get much attention," Harris said....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Robert Wharton, the leader of one of the state’s largest nonprofits, was ousted from the organization, its board announced today.
The move follows a Tribune report earlier this week that Wharton, chief executive officer of the Community and...
| Feb 14, 2010
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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2010
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...
| Oct 28, 2007
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...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 11:43 AM
(WGN-AM)- Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit in federal court today, asking a judge to stop the state child welfare system from eliminating counseling and increasing caseloads as is proposed if a state doomsday budget becomes a...
| Jun 26, 2008
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,...
| Jul 14, 2008
Fans who pick up the recently announced "The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration," due out from Paramount Home Entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 23, are likely to see things in the 1972 Mafia saga and its two sequels they've never noticed before....