| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Making payments using Google Wallet is pretty streamlined but slightly more involved than Apple Pay. And when it comes to competing with the simplicity of swiping a credit card, every bit of extra work counts.
For each transaction, you have to enter...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof.
A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Last month, the philanthropic Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced it would sell off the fossil fuel stocks that helped to enrich it. Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges, had beaten the Rockefellers to the punch. Its decision to divest, in April,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:45 PM
The cover boy was trying his best to uncover as many copies as possible of a national sports magazine.
Kings defenseman Alec Martinez wanted to get Sports Illustrated as a keepsake for family members and friends, something he could give out later when...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Elmhurst City Council members Monday approved conditional use and zoning variations for the six-story 192-apartment Hahn Street/North District Development to be built at the north end of the city's downtown, despite objections from one alderman that the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:28 PM
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for information that will lead them to a man believed to have robbed several pharmacies in Virginia in recent months, including three on the Peninsula.
The most recent of those happened on Nov. 17 at a...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Express Scripts, which handles prescription-drug benefits for millions or people nationwide, is dropping coverage for 66 brand-name drugs next month in an effort to keep costs down. Rival CVS Health is dropping 95 drugs from its own list of covered drugs....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:45 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
If you're holiday shopping, I've got a sleigh full of oupons and ways to save on holiday preparation.
Save $10 on a MasterCard gift card with grocery purchase at Publix, get a free $10 iTunes, Macy's or CVS gift card with...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:58 PM
An Easton woman was reunited Saturday with her service dog “Mister” less than a day after he was stolen from outside a Wilson drug store.
Wilson police arrested Raul Marin Jr., 24, of Wilson in the dog’s theft.
Helene Harris, 52,...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Ronnie Lewis was a long-time educator in Chicago Public Schools who later in life moved to south suburban Dolton and became the first African-American local government official, rising ultimately to the office of mayor.
Lewis, who died Wednesday, Dec. 3,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to employers over worker compensation, ruling that companies do not have to pay employees for the time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com...