2 minutes agoLOS ANGELES — Marcia Clark spent 16 years working as a lawyer in a private practice, as a public defender and finally as the deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County. Despite working on thousands of cases, the mention of Clark’s name brings to mind one battle in the courtroom: 1995’s trial of O.J. Simpson. “It is what it is,” Clark says of her place in legal history. “There’s nothing I can do about it. So I accept it. I understand it. I can’t blame the public because it was the most publicized case I ever had.” Clark has found a way to embrace the connection and take another bite of the legal apple. She’s the executive producer and co-writer of the ABC 10-episode drama “The Fix,” premiering Monday. The series follows Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), an L.A. district attorney who suffers a devastating defeat after prosecuting an A-list movie star for double murder. With her high-profile career … [Read more...] about Marcia Clark makes a case for ABC’s ‘The Fix’
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Washington Nationals by Chelsea Janes by Chelsea Janes Email the author May 3 at 12:40 PM Email the author Ryan Zimmerman has shown frustration at times this season, but he is due for a breakout. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) Everyone, those qualified and unqualified, those inside the Nationals organization and out, has an answer for Ryan Zimmerman. Everyone thinks they know what is wrong with the struggling first baseman. He should have played more in spring training. He should be platooning with Matt Adams. He just isn’t the same. His general manager and manager have the same answer. They say Zimmerman will be … [Read more...] about How can the Nationals fix Ryan Zimmerman?
Elinor Donahue (upper right) with her TV family from the show "Father Knows Best." (Getty) Elinor Donahue believed her days as a child star were long gone before the hit series “Father Knows Best” came along. The ‘50s sitcom, which was based on a beloved radio show, told the story of a wise family man, his wife and their children. Donahue, then 17, starred as Betty Anderson from 1954 until 1960. VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD FLASHBACK: THE GOLDEN GLOBES FROM THE '50S, '60S & '70S Donahue began her acting career when she was 6 in 1943. “I’d had a very nice career as a child actress,” the now 81-year-old recently told Closer Weekly. “I had been on a contract to MGM and done a couple of nice movies there when I was 9, 10, 11 years old. But things didn’t seem to be going terribly well. "I was still acting, but primarily I was dancing in a chorus, like a Rockette sort of thing. At about the time that I got ‘Father Knows Best,’ … [Read more...] about ‘Father Knows Best’ star Elinor Donahue explains why beloved series ended: ‘I was sad and disappointed’
STAMFORD, Conn., May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Star Group, L.P. (the "Company" or "Star") (NYSE:SGU), a home energy distributor and services provider, today announced financial results for the fiscal 2018 second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2018. Three Months Ended March 31, 2018 Compared to the Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 For the fiscal 2018 second quarter, Star reported a 28.6 percent increase in revenue to $684.0 million compared with revenue of $532.1 million in the prior-year period, largely due to a 20.0 percent increase in wholesale per-gallon product costs and 16.3 percent higher total volume sold. The volume of home heating oil and propane sold during the fiscal 2018 second quarter increased by 25.9 million gallons, or 16.8 percent, to 180.1 million gallons, as the impact of colder temperatures and acquisitions was partially offset by net customer attrition and other factors. Temperatures in Star's geographic areas of operation for the … [Read more...] about Star Group, L.P. Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results
Diane Neal poses at a diner Wednesday, May 2, 2018, during an interview in Kingston, N.Y., discussing her campaign for the 19th congressional district. The former "Law and Order" actress is seeking a new gig as representative of a sprawling congressional district in upstate New York.(AP Photo/Mary Esch) Former "Law and Order" actress Diane Neal is seeking a new role as representative of a sprawling congressional district in upstate New York, saying her long recuperation from a devastating car accident made her rethink her direction in life. The 42-year-old Neal, who portrayed Assistant District Attorney Casey Novak on "Law and Order: SVU," said Wednesday she's launching her active campaign for the 19th Congressional District. She moved there several years ago after a back injury put her acting career on hold, and announced her independent candidacy in February. "I've always been fascinated by governance and democracy," Neal said in an interview at a diner near her home in the … [Read more...] about ‘Law and Order’ star vying for House seat in New York