| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:44 PM
It's been six months since The Courant published its wish list for this year in the editorial series Agenda 2014 (on http://www.courantopinion.com. It's time for an update.
So far this year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state lawmakers...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:44 PM
Hoping to make some of the most significant reforms to the Freedom of Information Act in decades, the Senate has introduced bipartisan legislation — similar to one already passed in the House — to improve public access to government records....
| Jun 29, 2014
RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Transportation won't say how much subcontractors involved in its suspended U.S. 460 project have been paid, because it doesn't know.
The department may not even have the names of every company involved in...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:24 PM
A large financial piece of the Chicago Cubs' $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field remains unsettled after the team made significant revisions to its plans this year, including more outfield advertising.
At stake is up to $75 million in federal tax...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Communication errors by troops on the ground and in the air led to the deaths of five American soldiers and one Afghan during a June battle with insurgents in southern Afghanistan, a Pentagon investigation concluded in a report released Thursday.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
An 11-month dispute over the Orland Park Public Library's Internet access policy has cost the library more than $125,000 in legal fees and resulted in several calls to police to help resolve accusations between critics and library officials, records show....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:39 PM
A suburban Village Hall that closed its doors after an alleged threat over a proposed power plant will reopen Sept. 2 with new security measures, authorities said Tuesday.
The reopening won't quell outrage from some residents over the power plant...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Authorities have released audio recordings of 911 calls that shed light on what happened in the moments before an off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot his 86-year-old neighbor and wounded the man's 91-year-old wife in April.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:17 PM
If you serve on the College of DuPage board of trustees, your responsibilities include overseeing the finances and guiding the future of the Glen Ellyn-based community college.
You're also expected to sit down and shut up.
The COD board recently...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:38 PM
NORFOLK — Ryan Martin, Old Dominion's Director of Sports Performance, is a serious and relentlessly curious advocate for athletes' health and well being.
When an uncommon spate of pulls and tears sidelined ODU football players a couple of years...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181 should not have denied a former school board member access to an audio tape of a meeting, the Illinois attorney general's office ruled this week.
The ruling stems from a Freedom of Information Act request...