The Kansas City area wireless company said its $60 a month unlimited plan starts Friday, which is the same day it will pull the plug on its Framily discount plan. Sprint began this week with a new shared data plan aimed at families.
OK, Whovians, your long wait is over. On Saturday, BBC America will broadcast the first episode of the new season of the classic science fiction show, “Doctor Who.” It will introduce Peter Capaldi, 56, as the latest incarnation of the Doctor.
Win two tickets to Buzz Beach Ball Sept. 5 at Sporting Park PLUS get a meet & greet with the artist of your choice: Weezer, The 1975, Ume, Bear Hands, the Mowgli’s, Broods, J Roddy Walston and the Business or Meg Myers.
ZZ Top and Jeff Beck’s summer-fall co-headlining tour — which stops Saturday, Aug. 23 at Starlight Theatre — represents the first time the two legendary acts and fellow members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have ever toured together, but they've known one another since the 1960s.
The post showed a picture of a young man with a wad of money in his mouth and a gun in his hand. “I’m sure young Michael Brown is innocent and just misunderstood. I’m sure he is a pillar of the Ferguson community,” Officer Marc Catron commented in the post with the photograph. The picture actually shows a murder suspect in Oregon.
In this battle-scarred St. Louis suburb, he met with community leaders and promised a “thorough and fair” federal inquiry into the police shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. “Our investigation is different” from a parallel St. Louis County probe, Holder said in a meeting room surrounded by his top aides and local federal officials. “We’re looking for possible violations of federal civil rights statutes.”
Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, who collaborated in 2005 on the serialized, stylish and brutally satisfying “Sin City,” should have stopped there. “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is still a visual buffet, but adding 102 more minutes of double crosses, slow torture and hookers with hearts of gold just exposes the tediousness of the exercise.
Floods that washed through Phoenix left people stranded on the roofs of homes and closed highways. If what had been unusual floods recur in that and other cities, builders and retrofitters will have to come up with new designs to make communities safer and more habitable.