| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gov. Rick Scott sought to create a sense of urgency among outnumbered Republicans in Democrat-heavy South Florida on Sunday, racing around the three counties with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's quickly become Scott's favorite celebrity political...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day.
Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford.
Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
| Sep 4, 2014
Evanston police made arrests for impaired driving and a criminal warrant, while issuing tickets for seat belt violations and other traffic citations during a Labor Day impaired driving crackdown.
One person was arrested for impaired driving, police...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Frankfort police have signed a new contract with the village that will provide them with a nearly 12 percent raise over four years.
The deal, which covers detectives and patrol officers, grants an initial 2.65 percent raise, followed by annual bumps...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Capping two years of public conversation about a criminal case colored by race and class, a Lake County judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for abusing inhalants behind the wheel of a luxury car before running over and killing a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
An empty sewage treatment plant in Highland Park will be demolished, a project that park district officials hope will free up a view of Lake Michigan and Millard Park beach below the bluff.
Officials said the work will begin after Labor Day, and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The judge who found a Highland Park woman guilty of aggravated DUI for a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl won’t reverse his ruling, he announced today.
Carly Rousso understood when she inhaled a cleaning product that the act would impair her...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Facing a potentially lengthy prison term for inhaling keyboard cleaner before causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, Carly Rousso has been making public appearances and tearfully apologizing for her crime.