| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers.
U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in Germany, the latest front in...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:40 AM
(Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life and a growing number want religion to play more of a role in politics, according to a poll released on Monday.
The share of Americans who say churches and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Palm Beach County officials fear that local roads can't handle the influx of traffic expected if developers get their wish to build a host of new neighborhoods and shopping centers on Loxahatchee area farmland.
Proposed developments could bring nearly...
| Aug 27, 2014
More than 80 percent of small businesses in South and Central Florida expect to meet or exceed their revenue goals in 2014, according to a survey by TD Bank released Tuesday.
The survey also showed that 60 percent of Hispanic owners report higher...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Four luxury condo buildings would soar with their steel and glass spires, redefining the city's downtown skyline.
The shortest building would be 23 stories. And the tallest, at 30 stories, would rise above every other building in the city.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Children scamper across the once-vibrantly painted tiles in the small playground in the middle of the Woodbridge Village Center in Irvine.
The hand-painted tiles, some portraying pictures of butterflies and gardens, were the creation of Irvine's...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:22 AM
At a Bolingbrook Village Board meeting in May, longtime Mayor Roger Claar lamented the high cost of hockey, not only for those who play it but for those who run ice arenas.
The Village Board, a group that has supported Claar virtually without dissent...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Frankfort officials on Oct. 20 shelled out more than $65,000 to entice three business expansions — including a sprawling sports complex — and named a longtime employee utilities director.
Xpress Solutions, a logistics firm, and Roma Sports...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The grand opening last weekend of a long-awaited Meijer store was cited Monday as an example of Mokena's ongoing plans for economic development.
Trustee John Mazzorana said some people thought the economic downturn of the last few years would prevent...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Mokena trustees voted Monday to allow Velocity All Sports to operate a practice and competition facility for volleyball and basketball enthusiasts.
The building at 9120 W. 191st St. will have 50,000 square feet devoted to indoor sports, with six...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Some weeks, Gaston Letelier forgoes his own pay so he can afford to keep running his Meltdown Comics & Collectibles store in Hollywood.
Before the economy crashed, he paid for his employees' health insurance. But the downturn forced customers to save...