| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Is that post-lunch cookie really worse for you than smoking a joint? Some Americans think so.
NBC News and the Wall Street Journal conducted a survey of 1,000 people age 18 and older. They asked participants which of a number of substances was most...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Cartography never looked or tasted so good.
Artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves have created a series of food maps inspired by their love of food and passion for travel. Each map is made up of food that represents that country or continent.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Name of restaurant: Motordogs
Chef/Owner: Steven Jensen, who's been making surfboard-shaped rugs for his company Jensen Rugboards for the past 20 years. His uncle owns the property, his rug business is slowing down, so he and his wife thought, why not....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts.
Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:38 PM
UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary.
When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Visitors to Hollywood beach were treated to a bit of high-flying politics Sunday, compliments of the city's police union.
A small yellow plane with a banner reading "City of Hollywood high crime area. Thanks Chief Fernandez!" buzzed the coastline for...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:23 AM
WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.
Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Armed men carjacked the vehicle of a pregnant woman in labor as she was heading to the hospital, according to police in Annapolis, Md. Two men were taken into custody and a third was being sought.
The woman, who was not identified, was taken to a...
| Mar 6, 2014
The Irish pubs are gearing up for St. Patrick's Day, and while it's a day of celebration, there Cullimore reminds us, there are rules.
Q: Are there different rules or words of wisdom for those partying on St. Patrick's Day?
A: "Keep calm you fecking...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Story time: Westminster Mall will host a family-friendly Book Blast from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in its center court area. Kids will enjoy readings, giveaways and story-inspired activities. Families are invited to bring a new or gently used book to be...