| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Raquel Rojas has never worked for a company that gave her paid sick leave. Sometimes even unpaid leave isn't on offer.
The Baltimore resident said a restaurant that employed her as a line cook three years ago stopped scheduling her for work after she...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The 67-year-old man stabbed at a North Michigan Avenue hotel Saturday night had been downtown with seven family members for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, his niece said.
A second man was also injured in the attack while trying to keep the...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:15 PM
The number of credit cards held by municipal employees has dropped about30% as the amount of charges being billed has fallen even more, according to a recent city report.
For the first quarter of 2012-13, the number of so-called procurement cards held...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Christmas on Las Olas began 50 years ago as a marketing gimmick to remind residents of far-flung locales west of State Road 7 that downtown Fort Lauderdale shops were open for their holiday shopping pleasure. But as it has developed, the most-irresistible...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The Assistance League Glendale celebrated its 37th annual Festival of Trees. On Sunday the Glendale Hilton was all aglow with the league’s theme, “By the Candle’s Glow.” More electric light than candlelight, the city’s fire...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The Alzheimer's Family Services Center board member and volunteer Mary Lou Shattuck has been honored with the Orange County Community Foundation's Philanthropy Award.
Along with the recognition, Shattuck received a $500 grant for the nonprofit...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
During a recent vacation, we met friends at a neighborhood hangout for dinner. As we walked in, I became worried — one sniff confirmed that a fish fry was taking place. After informing our server that I'm allergic to fish (also peanuts), she...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The house that was the scene of alleged sexual assaults by three Naval Academy football players looks like any other in suburban Annapolis: a brick split-level on a quiet cul de sac lined with cherry trees.
But neighbors in the Rolling Hills...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Baltimore police have arrested a 24-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of a Cheesecake Factory employee who was leaving work early Sunday.
Police said Anthony Black, 20, was being picked up by his girlfriend at 2:18 a.m. after work when two men began...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A second man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a Cheesecake Factory employee during an early morning fight near the Inner Harbor restaurant, Baltimore Police said Tuesday.
The move to arrest Derek Schuler, 24, of Glen...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:41 AM
They say that when one door closes, another opens. So it seems is the case with the area's restaurants.
Mia Carolina, which opened in 2005 in the space formerly occupied by Mezzanotte — once home to Fratelli's — closed its doors on March 31....