| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Former Ebony magazine editor Amy DuBois Barnett is joining ESPN as executive editor for an upcoming website about African-American sports and culture, the network announced Thursday.
Barnett will manage editorial operations and will report to Jason...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:05 AM
DETROIT "Is this the line for the groupies?"
Amanda Knief asked the question with a laugh, but liberal fervor for Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs deep, as evidenced by the fans who'd gathered some 90 minutes before the Massachusetts Democrat took the stage in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:59 AM
CarPlay, Apple's vehicle in-dash entertainment system, will be supported by nine more automakers, the tech giant has announced.
Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Mazda, Ram, Abarth and Alfa Romeo will include CarPlay on future vehicle models, the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nielsen is out with a list of 14 breakthrough innovation products, based on products introduced in 2012 that continued to do well in their second year in the market.
“There is not a clear recipe for success,” said Rob Wengel, senior vice...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:40 AM
RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:11 PM
RICHMOND -- A close friend and longtime political ally of former Gov. Bob McDonnell sketched a troubling portrait of the governor’s wife Monday, laying a crazed rant and a “train wreck” conversation at the former first lady’s feet....
| Aug 3, 2014
Back-to-school shopping isn't just an end-of-summer activity anymore.
Deals on classroom supplies, clothes and electronics started before Fourth of July picnics and close to 40 percent of consumers have already made back-to-school purchases, according...
| Aug 6, 2014
Roger Brooks travels 350 days per year and spends most of them trying to create a place where you want to be. Brooks, 61, a tourism consultant, has worked with more than 1,000 destinations in 45 states and places abroad since the early 1980s. This is an...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If you want to score points at Kimpton Hotels, keep your smartphone handy. Guests who sign up for the boutique hotel brand's revamped loyalty program called Kimpton Karma Rewards can score points for putting up posts on Twitter or Facebook about their...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
HONG KONG - China's Huayi Brothers Media is to sell a 49% stake in its technology subsidiary Huayi Brothers (Tianjin) to private investors.
The sale to Beijing Huaxin Virtual Equity Investment Partnership will raise RMB539 million ($87 million).