Updated at 2:23 PM

The Avengers started a fist fight on my Facebook wall the other day. No, they weren’t punching out bad guys such as Loki, Ultron or the Red Skull, but rather they were the epicenter of a rather heated discussion on superheroes, and why they seem to increasingly dominate our media.The Avengers — who will star in the movie “Avengers: The Age of Ultron,” appearing in theaters now — are the big guns, considering several of the team’s...

Updated at 2:19 PM

Don’t get me wrong now, I love baseball, always have. For me, at least, it’s far superior to all the other spectator sports. Sure, there are dead spots here and there, but that’s part of the charm. They give you time...

Updated at 2:17 PM

We need to consider our use of mulch. What is mulch and why is it used? A mulch is anything used to cover bare ground. A mulch covering is used to suppress the growth of weeds and prevent the loss of water by evaporation from bare...

Updated at 2:01 PM

Friday, 12:25 a.m. — A 39-year-old man was arrested on a warrant in the 1100 block of Siskiyou Boulevard.Friday, 1:26 a.m. — Police responded to a non-injury motor vehicle collision in the area of Walker Avenue and Webster...

Updated at 1:57 PM

Read Haiku Corner daily on the Tidings comics page.Monday, April 13Almond petals flock the earthSpring blossoms search for sunFragrance gentle ... a sneeze!—Keith...

Updated at 1:25 PM

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge today announced the name of their second child and first princess, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

Updated at 1:21 PM

A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.

Posted at 2:05 PM

For the third time this season on The Amazing Race, the team saved on a non-elimination...

Updated at 11:59 AM

One of two gunmen who opened fire with assault rifles at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas has been identified by a law enforcement official as a man who was on the FBI's radar four years ago during a terrorism investigation. Authorities...

Posted at 12:05 PM

Kate's niece Meg and her BFF were grabbed and thrown into a van at the end of last week's Criminal...

Posted at 12:05 PM

It's a family affair on Chicago P.D.when star

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