John Havlicek, Boston Celtics great, dies at 79

Basketball 04/25/19, 20:51

John Havlicek, the Boston Celtics great whose steal of Hal Green's inbounds pass in the final seconds of the 1965 Eastern Conference final against the Philadelphia 76ers remains one of the most famous plays in NBA history, has died. He was 79. The Celtics said the Hall of Famer died Thursday ...

Update: Fallen California officer loved nabbing DUIs

California 04/16/19, 13:14

The Latest on the memorial for a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer killed in a suspected DUI (all times local):11:15 a.m.The brother of a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer killed by a suspected drunk driver says Sgt. Steve Licon was passionate about nabbing DUI suspects after watching his father struggle ...

Bobbitt lawyer to defend Radford student in stabbing

U.S. 01/29/19, 12:00

A Virginia college student accused of stabbing her classmate has hired the attorney who defended Lorena Bobbitt at trial after she cut off her husband's penis.The Roanoke Times reports that Monday's arraignment of 21-year-old Luisa Ines Tudela Harris Cutting was canceled after the court was notified that she will be ...

Small plane makes emergency landing on California beach

California 12/15/18, 22:06

A small-engine plane made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach, but no one aboard or on the ground was hurt. Dana Point: Emergency landing of a small Cessna airplane. No injuries to pilot or passenger. No injuries on the ground. pic.twitter.com/irrPFdb7Ej — OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) December 15, 2018 The Orange County ...

Bush, President and Patriarch, is home for Texas burial

Texas 12/06/18, 00:37

George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest, in Texas.The country said goodbye to him Wednesday in a national funeral service that offered high praise for the last of ...

Memories of Bush humor brought smiles to sorrowful farewell

Politics 12/05/18, 13:58

Memories of George H.W. Bush's underappreciated sense of humor drew laughter and brought smiles to the sorrowful mourning of the death of American's 41st president. Presidential historian Jon Meacham recounted how comedian Dana Carvey once said that the key to doing his iconic impersonation of Bush was to mimic "Mr. Rogers ...

Coens stake their claim to the Western in ‘Buster Scruggs’

Entertainment 11/21/18, 12:28

No location is more central to the iconography of the Western than Monument Valley. Its majestic sandstone buttes, a revolving backdrop for John Ford, have been the setting for countless stagecoach chases and John Wayne passages.And thanks to the Coen brothers' "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs," this hallowed Colorado ground ...

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