| Dec 5, 2008
The only surviving crewman aboard a Metrolink train that slammed into a freight train in Chatsworth in September has told investigators that a track-side warning light just south of the crash site was green, his attorneys said Thursday.
| Feb 6, 2009
The only Metrolink crew member to survive the Chatsworth rail disaster told federal investigators that he had previously complained to a supervisor about improper on-duty cellphone use by the engineer who crashed the commuter train, the crew member's...
| Aug 25, 2008
FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
| Jul 12, 2009
A Bright and Guilty Place
Murder, Corruption, and
L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age
Doubleday: 270 pp., $25
Everything has its counterpart. For every piece of matter there is a like piece of antimatter, for every movie star there is or...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Vivian Patricia Spahr
MORELAND — Vivian Patricia Wilcher Spahr, 72, of Stanford, passed away Monday Jan. 8, 2013, at home.
Born Nov. 21, 1940, she was the daughter of the late James Floyd and Dorothy Merrit Wilcher. She owned and...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Roy William Gilbert, age 94, formerly of Piedmont, SD, died Monday, January 14, 2013, at South Dakota Veterans Home in Hot Springs. Roy was born October 18, 1918, in Canton, Ohio, to John Gilbert and Edith (Garbett) Gilbert. He attended school in...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
"I don't think of myself just as a TV actor. I'm an actor on stage or in a movie or busking on the promenade," he said. "I love acting. I love getting lost in a character and portraying somebody else other than myself. If TV wants me, they can have me. I'...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Parent-teacher conferences are going on during this shortened Thanksgiving Day week in the Bethlehem Area School District. What a perfect time to publish online, the first-quarter honor roll. Jump to the next page to find your child's name at Broughal,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Cast members from "The Vampire Diaries" will be back in the Chicago area April 14 and 15 thanks to a new agreement that brings the "The Vampire Diaries" Fan Convention to Rosemont for the first time.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Creation...
| Dec 21, 2011
Please be silent behind the screen.
Backstage at the 1927 Hollywood premiere of his latest screen triumph, film star George Valentin — played with irresistible zest by Jean Dujardin — waits for the crowd's response. Standing in front of...