| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:16 AM
After two years of construction and nearly $55 million in costs, the first part of the much-anticipated Maggie Daley Park will open Saturday when the ice-skating ribbon debuts, giving residents and the public a first glimpse of the site, according to...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Capital Prep capped off its first undefeated season with its second straight championship last year, beating Weaver in the Class L final.
The Trailblazers (27-0) will look to repeat that achievement this season with a similar cast of characters,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:32 AM
New Trier High School students will likely be enjoying longer summer vacations for the next few years, with officials proposing a revised calendar they say is needed to ensure that the $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus is finished by the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:35 PM
By Wayne Fish
Of Calkins Media
UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The road has not been kind to the Flyers this season and those woes continued on Monday night with another loss, this one by a shootout.
But it was no fault of goaltender Steve Mason, who had to...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:20 PM
ELGIN — A Facebook page post apparently created by an Elgin police officer saying the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed a young man last month “did society a favor” has left the officer on administrative leave pending...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The harsh reality that human trafficking is not just taking place overseas, but right here in Connecticut, was one of the key points driven home at a powerful performance in Glastonbury on Oct. 9.
More than 100 people from Glastonbury and the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:35 AM
The announcer, mounted on a horse named Gus, said "go," and dozens of young boys and girls ran across the rodeo arena, in pursuit of a calf and the red ribbon on his tail. The first child to get a piece of the ribbon would win a prize. A giggling wedge of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Kevin Hart is set to again prove his box-office power with the arrival of "Think Like a Man Too" this weekend.
The Screen Gems sequel should gross $30 million or more in ticket sales through Sunday, according to people who have seen pre-release audience...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Think Kevin Hart, think box-office dollars.
The comic's new ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man Too" grossed $1.8 million from Thursday night showings that started at 7 p.m., according to an estimate by the film's distributor, Sony's Screen Gems.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...