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Airline Gets HUGE Fine For Stranding Passengers

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.25.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines will pay more than $1 million in fines for stranding passengers on 13 planes for more than three hou...

LOOK: A Rare Video Tour Of Michael Jordan's Mega Mansion

Posted 10.25.2013 | Chicago

With NBA legend Michael Jordan's amazing 56,000-square-foot Chicago-area mansion set to hit the auction block next month, Bulls fans have been buzzing...

Candidate Caught At High School Party Says He Made 'A Mistake'

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox and Michael Dresser | Posted 12.25.2013 | DC

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Thursday that showing up at a "beach week" party of teenagers and not investigating whether there wa...

Bondi Asks Court To Toss Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct 24 (Reuters) - Florida's attorney general told the state's high court on Thursday that suppor...

PHOTO: When A Cat Stopped Traffic In 1925

Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

Nearly a century before the subway kittens became the subway kittens, police showed compassion for another pair of city felines trying to cross a bust...

Is Crowdsourcing The Future Of Museum Exhibits?

Posted 10.24.2013 | Chicago

In a new project hailed as “the first of its kind," The Chicago History Museum is tapping the public to determine its next exhibit. As CHM Presid...

Kid Rock Takes A Shot At Madonna

Posted 10.25.2013 | Detroit

Kid Rock isn't one to mince words. During a CNBC "Squawk Box" interview Wednesday, he dismissed a commentator's equivocation of Madonna and himself, s...

New Indie Music Gems From LA's Underground

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Happily, L.A.'s locally grown music scene is as vibrant and diverse as ever with a slew of recent independent E.P.s and L.P.s so fresh and creative, they deserve your love and attention -- and airplay (KCRW and KCSN are you listening?).

Jesse Owens' Family Wins Battle Against CPS

Posted 10.30.2013 | Chicago

Call it a posthumous victory for the late Olympic track legend, Jesse Owens. The Owens name will be restored to a South Side elementary school in ...

Popular Vacation Destination Fights 'Festival Fatigue'

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 10.24.2013 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Lou Colombo insists he's no Grinch and enjoys festivals. But so many were held along this Lake M...

Photos Taken By Survivors Of Sandy

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 12.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — With her home on Long Island's Long Beach swamped by Superstorm Sandy's unyielding surge, Christina Tisi-Kramer poi...

Haunted Miami: Spooky Sites Of Alleged Paranormal Activity

Posted 10.24.2013 | Miami

In a city where decapitated goats frequently wash up against our sea wall, it's going to take a heavy dose of fright to spook residents. And Miami ...

50 Years Later, Remembering The '63 Chicago School Boycott

Posted 10.30.2013 | Chicago

Fifty years ago Tuesday, more than 200,000 Chicago children stayed home from school and hit the streets as part of a massive protest against segregati...

5 Best Fried Chicken Spots In LA

Menuism | Posted 10.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Growing up in Washington state, I had few opportunities to enjoy decent examples of this ubiquitous American dish beyond KFC and Hungry Man dinners, so now I immensely enjoy living in a city that is rife with chicken choices.

29 Students Arrested In Massive Brawl At South Side High School

Posted 10.23.2013 | Chicago

More than two dozen students at a high school on Chicago's South Side were arrested Tuesday morning after a massive fight broke out inside the school....

Virginia Woman Who Charged Pastor $200 For Sex Acts Pleads Guilty To Extortion

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC

A woman who charged a Hanover County pastor $200 for sexual acts after he answered an online advertisement last year for her services pleaded guilty T...

Court To Decide Whether Detroit Is Actually Bankrupt

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 10.23.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit for months has disclosed the awful condition of its finances. Now it's up to a judge to determine if t...

New Footage Of Bikers' Brutal Attack On SUV Driver

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.23.2013 | New York

A new video obtained by a local New York news station shows the brutal beating of SUV driver Alexian Lien in the now infamous Sept. 29 biker gang inci...

WATCH: So Everyone's Just Making Out With Everyone

Posted 10.23.2013 | Los Angeles

What if a child could only see a world filled with love? In this music video, that's exactly what a young girl riding in a car through Los Angeles ...

LOOK: Janelle Monae Gives Solid Advice To High Schoolers

Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

Before Janelle Monae enchanted the sold-out crowd at The Vic Monday night, the R&B/soul stunner stopped by a Chicago high school to dish out some sage...

Rick Scott Vow: No New Roads Or Schools

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is saying he wants to cut the state budget by $100 million next year. The Scott admi...

City's First Snow Of The Season Fell Tuesday

Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

Chicagoans awoke to a deep chill Tuesday morning with a freeze warning overnight and the possibility of early evening snowfall. That possibility t...

PHOTO: Armed Robbers Steal $60K From Whole Foods

Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

Police are searching for two armed suspects who stole $60,000 from a Whole Foods in Manhattan on Sunday. NBC reports employees at the Bowery Whole...

WATCH: Desperate Search For Missing Autistic Teen

Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

The brother of Avonte Oquendo, the mute 14-year-old boy with autism who has been missing for over two weeks, spoke to HuffPost Live on Monday, urging ...

This Is The Most Awesome Cop In Miami (Seriously!)

Posted 10.23.2013 | Miami

We'd like you to meet the most awesome cop in Miami. Last month Miami-Dade Police Officer Vicki Thomas encountered a woman shoplifting $300 worth o...