| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Costa Mesa voters overwhelmingly voted against the proposed charter on the November 2012 ballot.
However, Mayor Jim Righeimer says he will try again in the June 2014 primary election. He proposes to appoint a committee to draft a charter, which the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An agreement to buy the property and build a commercial development at the site of the old Hickory Hills School is over. The Springfield School District said in a news release that it is seeking a new buyer for the property on...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:29 AM
As questions mounted about alleged mob ties at a company that won a new custodial services deal at O’Hare International Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought to change the subject by suspending three companies unrelated to the janitor pact.
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:57 AM
The CTA signed a tentative labor contract Monday with its largest union, producing millions in savings that the agency's financial experts were analyzing into the night before a decision is made to table possible fare hikes next year, officials said.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Members of Unite Here protested Thursday afternoon in front of the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis after housekeeper was let go from that position.
The former subcontracted Hyatt Regency employee, Elvia Bahena, was surprised July 24 when she went to...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:43 PM
First in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle.
The Ruhls are a throwback to simpler times.
The sweet smell of fresh-baked coffee cake drifts out their front door. Their tidy Mission Viejo townhome's bathroom is stocked with wholesome...
| Apr 22, 2012
Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week.
Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes.
On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:17 PM
The state contractor that collects child support payments in Baltimore continues to have trouble meeting the terms of its agreement, according to a report released Wednesday by the Office of Legislative Audits calling for better oversight by the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie.
But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:13 PM
Fourth in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle.
He could have spent his retirement traveling the country with his wife or volunteering at a museum, but Tom Arnold decided his 30 years as a firefighter weren't enough.
Arnold had retired...