| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:28 AM
After two days of major disruptions and cancellations, Metra trains ran normal schedules this morning though some commuters waited more than half an hour in the cold because of delays.
Most of the delays were on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe line,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Pau Gasol considered the question. Was this the worst loss he'd ever experienced in the regular season?
There were surely more painful ones in his career, but they were followed by months of basketball silence — Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals:...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day.
It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:06 PM
And on this week's episode of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival ...
As attendees happily filed into the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Friday for the second and final weekend of the Goldenvoice-promoted Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:26 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Seeking to distance himself from the problems that led his former boss to resign, a candidate for Los Angeles County sheriff offered to roll up his pants and prove he does not have a tattoo.
Patrick Gomez' offer at a debate in Pasadena on Sunday was...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced five different approaches in the past two months aimed at smoothing over the scourge of potholes that pock Chicago streets.
There's good reason the data-driven Emanuel has been fixated on crumbling pavement: City Hall...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Last month, Santa Monica — spurred by slow-growth advocates — rescinded the development of a 765,000-square-foot residential, office and retail development called the Hines 26th Street project, according to the Los Angeles Times.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Anne Arundel County police say they've arrested famed Groundhog Day celebrity Punxsutawney Phil and charged him with excessive winter and "failing to do right."
The arrest — which came as the area was receiving the first wave of the storm that...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic dominated women's snowboardcross on Sunday, posting three wire-to-wire victories on her way to Olympic gold.
The 20-year-old Samkova was easily the fastest in qualifying and never trailed in the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:44 AM
A rare thunder snowstorm caused near white-out conditions just in time for the evening rush and pushed the city to its fifth-snowiest winter season ever.
Thunder, accompanied by lightning, rumbled through downtown and across the area as snow fell at a...