DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said in a statement, "I would like to thank the Appellate Court for their thorough analysis of the State's case against Elzbieta Plackowska and her unfounded claim of insanity as an attempt to avoid spending the rest of her life behind bars. The murder of these two innocent children shook the entire community to its core, the reverberations of which can still be felt today. The Appellate Court's decision confirms that there never was, nor should there ever be, any doubt whatsoever that Elzbieta Plackowska knew exactly what she was doing when she brutally murdered Justin and Olivia." … [Read more...] about Conviction Upheld For Woman Who Killed Son, Little Girl
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“Pained by the plane accident in Kozhikode. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover at the earliest. Spoke to Kerala CM [Chief Minister] @vijayanpinarayi Ji regarding the situation. Authorities are at the spot, providing all assistance to the affected,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted late Friday. … [Read more...] about Air India Plane from Dubai Crashes in Southern India, Kills at Least 16
One by one, members of Colorado’s Senegalese community arrived in Green Valley Ranch. They came from down the street, across town and as far as away as the mountains, carrying water and folding chairs. They hugged, they talked quietly, they wept as fire investigators walked through the scorched rubble that once housed a young family. … [Read more...] about Denver police suspect arson in fire that killed 3 adults, 2 children in Green Valley Ranch home
Brown’s response was soul-searching and eloquent. “I have worked in restaurants and bakeries in this city for over 20 years,” she wrote. “I am a neighborhood local — as is almost every person that works with us at Marla Bakery. And that’s the thing. People. At Marla Bakery, we make almost everything we serve from scratch. By hand. That $2.50 bagel? Rolled by hand. Boiled and then baked by our bakers. The bread? Of which everyone but Challah is less than $8.00 (most loaves are actually $5 or less)? Mixed, shaped and baked by hand, in a wood burning oven fired every day by hand, cleaned out for baking at 3 am every morning ... by hand. … [Read more...] about What should eating out in SF cost?
L.A. Times Food Columnist Lucas Kwan Peterson will cook up a special on-stage presentation of one of his favorite projects for the Food section. Paola Da Re and Giorgia Sinatra (Pasta Sisters) will offer an Italian cooking demonstration with Chiara Soldati (La Scolca) who will lead a wine discussion, presented by Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits. The Times' Wine Club will launch with a demo by expert Mark Oldman. Take a wine tour through France with Ira Norof (Southern Glazer's), Erin Landsberg (American Wine & Spirits) and Troy Chappel (Southern Glazer's). Restaurants include: 40 Love, Baldoria Bar + Kitchen, Bibigo Kitchen, Burritos La Palma, Casa Vega, Donut Friend, Fat Dragon, Izakaya Osen, LBK Pizzeria, Love & Salt, Ma'am Sir, Mainland Poke, MANEATINGPLANT, Park's BBQ, Pop's Bagels, Prawn Coastal, Rao's Hollywood, Salazar, SLAB, Supercool Creamery and Wurstküche.Saturday, Aug. 31, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. … [Read more...] about ‘The Taste’ Returns For 10th Annual Food & Drink Festival In L.A.