| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...
| Sep 26, 2011
The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show.
The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
| Dec 18, 2011
Cue the flappers, the fringe, the beads and the bobs.
The Roaring '20s are back in fashion — on the runways and on-screen.
It started in September at the spring 2012 fashion shows, with Ralph Lauren's "Great Gatsby" gowns, Tory Burch's...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh now has more fines for illegal hits on quarterbacks than accrued NFL seasons.
A source confirmed to FOXSports.com that Suh – the 2010 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year – was fined $20,000 for his...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:57 PM
One of my favorite aspects of our “gotta have it now!” society is how quickly TV shows come to DVD. Instead of waiting for some of your favorite episodes to make the rerun rounds or worse, try to catch it in the DVD cycle.
This fall, I'll...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
For some people, the concert news of the day has already run, and no one's gonna top it.
They'll read these names below and say, Are any of these guys VAN HALEN??? Do they wear shiny leather pants and vaguely Middle Eastern scarves and a pinstripe vest...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Don't be surprised if gaggles of screaming teens suddenly make a rush on Orioles gear.
Their icon, "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart, has been photographed in an Orioles hat all over the place.
It turns out that Stewart has apparently swiped the orange...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass.
Wells wants the Asian...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 7:43 AM
The Bloomington Herald-Times won three awards, including a first in the Editorial Excellence competition, in the Inland Press Association Newsroom contest.
The Editorial Excellence award went to Editor Bob Zaltsberg and editorial board member Rebecca...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Who really knows why a non-runner goes into being a runner? I still havn't figured it out myself.
I was inspired by a friend that I met through hockey. She showed me her metal from the previous year and told me about her experience.
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:39 PM
The email account of Aug. 29, 2008, the day John McCain announced Palin as his running mate, tells a tale of jubilant shock and amazement from Palin devotees.
Palin's staff fired off emails praising her speech – and got lots of love back from the...