| Feb 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with the Sprint Unlimited (formerly the Bud Shootout) and officially next weekend with the Daytona 500. With that in mind it is time the annual countdown if my predicted finish for the season. Take this with...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The Consumer Federation of America, a national consumer group, said last week it surveyed auto-insurance customers and learned that they think it's unfair to price car coverage based on factors such as occupation, education level and marital status....
| May 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
In July 2010, a patient of Daytona Beach chiropractor Joseph Wagner accidentally overdosed within days of being prescribed painkillers, muscle relaxers and anti-anxiety drugs.
That patient lived. Five months later, another one of Wagner's patients ...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:15 PM
The ribbon-cutting that marks the official opening of the Amway Center arena is this morning, and there's a community open house Saturday. The free events are expected to draw tens of thousands of people — and perhaps strain the parking system and...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Turns out you can find Michael Jordan at Michael Jordan’s Steak House after all.
The NBA legend has been spotted at his restaurant somewhat regularly since it opened in September 2011, including on Friday. Jordan was also there August 20 (he...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:51 PM
"Fast Five" co-stars Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster will appear at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet September 16.
"Fast Five" is sponsoring the race -- dubbed the "Fast Five 225" -- in honor of the film's...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:50 AM
It can’t be easy for an artist to perform at a sporting event. The audience is there to watch sports, not to sing along to a top 40 song. And it doesn’t help that the crowd often comes ready to boo — whether it’s directed at the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As a photojournalist for many years, I have used an approach when traveling to and from an assignment to never take the same route. Today, it paid off once again.
After covering a breaking news event in the early morning, I decided to head back to the...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Because it's Good Friday, and because we all need a pick-me-up after this morning’s sour jobs data, here's yet another video of Warren Buffett doing his song-and-dance routine. This time, the venerable investor is singing "I’m only a Paper...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:37 PM
From a Last Resort reader: I serve on an elder affairs coordination council in a Central Florida. I also attend to an 88 year old who has no family- a lovely retired nurse who uses her car for local library, bank, church and groceries. She has had her...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It’s a very confusing time of year. It feels like every single sport is in season and I am losing my mind trying to keep up! I attended a White Sox game last week (I use the word “attended” because while I was at U.S. Cellular,...