| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he'd just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams.
The celebrated but troubled singer and songwriter, who had just been...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A Florida museum denied a lesbian couple the family membership price it affords heterosexual couples, according to reports.
The Hands On Children's Museum in Jacksonville allegedly refused to give Karen Lee-Duffell the standard family rate, which costs...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:02 PM
A Florida man who hacked into email accounts and procurred naked images of Christina Aguilera, Mila Kunis and Scarlett Johansson was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As the forced cutback in the federal budget draws near, military officials are warning that reductions in maintenance of Navy and Marine Corps aircraft at a repair facility in Coronado could undercut combat readiness....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Hans Massaquoi, a former managing editor of Ebony magazine who wrote a distinctive memoir about his unusual childhood growing up black in Nazi Germany, died in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, his 87th birthday.
He had been hospitalized over the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
E.L. Konigsburg, who was one of the few children's authors to twice win the Newbery Medal, died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. She was 83.
Konigsburg had a stroke the week before she died, said her son Paul.
She won the Newbery Medal, one...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Shades of Orel Hershiser?
The Dodgers can only hope.
In talking about first-round draft choice Chris Anderson on Thursday night, Logan White, the Dodgers' vice president of amateur scouting, said the big right-hander had "three quality major league...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:54 PM
The Dodgers' first two picks in the 2013 are college pitchers.
The club's second-round selection, No. 56 overall, was left-hander Tom Windle, out of the University of Minnesota.
Windle, who is 6 feet 4, had a record of 6-4 with a 2.14 earned-run...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Looking for a cheap fixer-upper?
You might check the list of the 15 best cities for do-it-yourself housing bargains, published this week by RealtyTrac, the Irvine-based real estate data firm.
Shocker: No California cities made the list.
| May 17, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin. She is...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Federal prosecutors want a man who hacked the email accounts of celebrities and their associates and obtained naked images of Christina Aguilera, Renee Olstead and Scarlett Johansson to serve 71 months in prison and pay the celebrities about $150,000 in...