| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Instead, he gave thanks — to New York.
| May 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Chicago and its home state of Illinois may have a reputation for corruption in politics, with its long list of governors, aldermen and even a mayor who have been tossed in jail.
But some are wondering whether the Empire State is now giving the Land of...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:20 AM
LOS ANGELES — California, New York and six other states aiming to get more than 3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road in the next decade, unveiled steps to help achieve that goal including harmonizing consumer incentives and encouraging fleet...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:53 AM
In a huge coup for the New York-based production community, on Wednesday Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Disney, Marvel and Netflix announced that the upcoming "Flawed Heroes of Hell's Kitchen" series for Netflix will be filmed principally in New York state. The...
| Apr 27, 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
"If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to do it, if you think that it could make a difference, then you have to be willing to compete,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
OXON HILL, Md. -- The first "people" I recognized on arriving at last week's Conservative Political Action Committee gathering just outside Washington were two "stormtroopers" and a Wookiee from the 1977 film "Star Wars."
Some of the speeches also...
| Apr 11, 2014
Stephen Colbert took a few seconds during the Thursday-night edition of his "Colbert Report" to pay tribute to David Letterman - but did not break character talk about his own feelings about being the latenight veteran's successor.
"I know we've got a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Would you, city of Los Angeles resident, support a higher sales tax for smooth streets and sidewalks? How about backing a higher sales tax to build light-rail and subway lines? Would you support both tax increases?
That’s the question L.A. leaders...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:06 PM
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist.
As the suspect was taken into...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Legislation to expand California's tax incentives for movie and TV production moved forward on Tuesday, as the state assembly arts and entertainment committee unanimously gave their approval to the bill that would, among other things, make big budget...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Movies filmed on location in the Los Angeles area surged 24.2% in the first quarter to 1,588 permitted days while TV activity slid 9.2% to 4,624.
Permitting agency FilmL.A. issued the the report Tuesday, which showed a 1% decline in overall production to...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Over the past few weeks no location has been in the news more than Georgia, site of the tragic railroad accident that killed crew member Sarah Jones during the filming of Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." The incident -- which has renewed...