| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Listen closely and you can almost hear Ray crooning: “Georgia, Georgia / The whole day through / Just an old sweet song / Keeps Georgia on my mind.” Well, it’s either Ray Charles or Old Man Winter; I can’t decide.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:10 PM
As Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rahm Emanuel traded friendly banter before an audience at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park on Wednesday, the stage represented a mutual comfort zone for two veteran politicians looking for support.
For Clinton, the...
| May 17, 2014
Regular readers of The Times' letters page probably won't be surprised to learn that this is the third straight week the Donald Sterling scandal has drawn more submissions than any other topic. And they're starting to get fed up by it.
After the story...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Some people are calling it the Groundhog Day Superbowl. Others, noting that both states, Washington and Colorado, have legalized pot are calling it the Superbong. Either way, it’s rare when two great national holidays combine on the same day....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
If you're looking for a cure for cabin fever, we've got your prescription. Whether colorful, avant garde performance art, tuneful, original local rock, or something called NFL football is your bag, step up to the counter and collect your medication....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Yes, it's been a harsh winter and the numbers — of freezing temperatures, canceled flights and accidents — bear that out.
A polar vortex in early January carried frigid temperatures and wind chills — some well below zero — from...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:00 AM
You wouldn't expect the county's top prosecutor to step up to a microphone and say it's time to stop locking up so many people. But that's exactly what L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey did last week. She told the county Board of Supervisors that, in...
| Jan 29, 2014
The Weather Channel is gearing up for the Super Bowl and Emmaus grad Alexandra Wilson will be right in the mix. Alex, one of the newest on-air meteorologists at the 24-hour weather channel will be with fellow staffer Mike Bettes......
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When Rob Rogers woke up the morning of Dec. 8 and looked at an ominous weather forecast predicting several inches of snow or the threat of freezing rain, he knew exactly where he wanted to be.
The 24-year-old Hampden resident rushed to his computer,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley excoriated Gov. Pat Quinn for a lack of leadership over the state's pension crisis and criticized potential rival Lisa Madigan for not providing a legal opinion on the constitutionality of possible solutions....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:46 AM
AccuWeather.com released its spring weather outlook this morning, and it includes seasonable weather that one doesn't need a meteorology degree to predict: winter storm chances for the East Coast in February and March and milder temperatures not until...