| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
It was cooler on Sunday in Orlando, the first sign that Central Florida’s elusive fall might have arrived.
Inside the Amway Center, however, there was a tropical heat wave courtesy of the infectious sounds of salsa king Marc Anthony.
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Dorney Park is proud of its rich history. This summer, for instance, it installed a display on Alfundo, the former clown park mascot.
But its newest tribute to the park's history, Madame Plarr's Chamber of Horrors, has gone over, well, horribly....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I hail reporter Mark Puente and The Baltimore Sun for your investigative report on Baltimore police officers' excessive use of force and the astronomical financial and psychological costs of this to our city ("Undue Force: Suits against police cost...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Grant Sizemore's recent letter ("Feral cats pose a serious health threat to humans," Sept. 26) betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of statistics and serves as a textbook example of how such misinterpretations can lead to poor public policy.
| Oct 3, 2014
The trend downward trend of gas prices should continue at least into December, and pump prices could fall below $3 a gallon in many areas by the end of the year, travel services organization AAA said in its monthly report.......
| Aug 31, 2014
Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest.
"We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:15 PM
It's a job sort of like picking the wine for a table of sommeliers. Canadian artist and director Guy Maddin and Los Angeles-based film writer Kim Morgan, who are married, have been named guest directors of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said.
According to Wilmette police reports, someone...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:51 PM
River Forest police made four arrests and issued 31 tickets during their Labor Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket" crackdown.
Arrests were made for possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence, driving while a...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The good news is that the Washington Monument emerged from its post-earthquake face-lift with a splashy reopening ceremony Monday. The not-so-good news: Reserve tickets for the Washington, D.C., icon are sold out through late June and around Fourth of...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Plan now for these Labor Day weekend events in Highland Park and Deerfield, from Aug. 30-Sept. 3.
Rock band Ally and The Alley Cats returns to the stage at Norton's Restaurant at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Eat, drink and dance while the group...