| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans.
He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...
| Jun 24, 2014
To the editor: In addition to privacy and noise concerns, add knocking out electric power to reasons why amateur pilots should not be operating drones. ("As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security," June 21)
Twenty years ago...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Insurance company backers of a bill to tighten requirements for ridesharing companies are taking nothing for granted in a battle with such high-tech companies as Uber and Lyft.
The insurers have put together an unusual coalition with consumer...
| Jun 29, 2014
Neal Sabin knows a hit television series when he sees it.
Not the one-hit wonders, or this season's sensation, but the shows that endure for viewing after viewing, year after year.
Now in his 20th year at Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting, a small,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War.
These rebels could reap serious havoc in Maryland,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Leave it to Olivia Palermo to make shorts elegant enough for her wedding day!
"The City" alum-turned-style icon married model Johannes Huebl in Bedford, N.Y., over the weekend and shared a few unexpected details from the big day on her blog. ...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:07 AM
People are making preparations for the Fourth of July. Some of them are buying legal or quasi-legal fireworks; some are acquiring quarter sticks of dynamite and worse. All these displays are perhaps interesting, but the smoke and unrelenting noise are...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Comedian Kathy Griffin will be hosting this year's Daytime Emmy Awards. But she won't have the assistance of Anderson Cooper, who has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage with Griffin for the last seven years. With 20 stand-up specials under her belt,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With businesses based on two coasts and intensely busy schedules, chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres craved a calming and inspiring environment in their Beverly Hills condominium. They also wanted their West Coast residence, purchased in 2010, to...
| Jul 1, 2014
When Councilman Dave Weaver, who has for decades captained the decoration of Glendale's Tournament of Roses Parade entry, asked his colleagues this week to set aside money from the city's reserves to pay for next year's float, silence followed.
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Twenty-two of the Chicago Blackhawks' 41 home games will be played on weekends (seven Fridays, two Saturdays and 13 Sundays), according to the team's 2014-15 schedule released Sunday.
Most home games will begin a bit later next season, with the start...