| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:53 PM
For pro golfer Patrick Reed, Friday was Groundhog Day in the Southern California desert.
He woke up to blue skies, warm temperatures, minimal wind and greens as smooth as a puppy's tummy. Again. So he went out and shot 63. Again.
Reed, a 23-year-...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The annual Crimeline Chili Cook-off is coming up fast. The Jan. 4 competition at Seminole Harley-Davidson, 620 Hickman Circle in Sanford, is a family-friendly event that includes an impressive law-enforcement motorcycle challenge. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday:
It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
| 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:...
| Oct 8, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A Virginia football season that began with a promising victory has declined alarmingly, and coach Mike London's job could, and should, hinge on dramatic improvement.
Such progress need not include championship contention or...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Stroll end to end at IndieCade, a now-annual game festival and conference in Culver City, and there’s as much for […]...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:06 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A left-leaning government accountability group called Good Jobs First has issued a new report blasting privatized economic development agencies in a handful of states, including Florida's public-private Enterprise Florida.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
It was a dark and stormy night. Suddenly, a blood-curdling scream reverberated throughout our house!
"What happened?" asked my wife as she rushed to my side.
An indescribable horror had rendered me speechless. All I could do is point a trembling...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:50 PM
There are things worse than death. One could, for example, wake up each morning to find it's the day before your 16th birthday — again. In "Haunter," Lisa (Abigail Breslin) lives this "Groundhog Day" nightmare day after day, a rebellious teen doomed...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:30 AM
What's the first sign that the holidays are upon us? The ugly, inflatable six-foot Santas on sale with the Fourth of July mosquito candles? The delicate strains of "The Little Drummer Boy" wafting over your back-to-school shopping in September? Or is it...