| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Now we know why state Sen. Henry Marsh and Del. Algie Howell resigned early from the General Assembly. Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped them both today for jobs in his administration.
McAuliffe named Marsh one of three commissioners to the state's...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Those paying bail bonds in Bolingbrook will get a break on the administrative fees they have pay after a vote by the Bolingbrook Village Board Tuesday night.
With a unanimous vote, the board approved changing this fee from $50 to $20 to comply with a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:29 AM
The crowds at Young@Art's monthly open mic is what co-founder Chris Chaffin has always envisioned for the nonprofit youth art center in Manchester.
Unfortunately, that buzz and excitement of young artists and creativity hasn't spilled over into the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sportscaster Andrés Cantor's career has been marked by goals. Literally.
He is known as the broadcaster who roars "Goooal!" to call points during soccer broadcasts on Spanish-language TV. He's not just a celebrity among Spanish-speaking Latinos but also...
| Dec 3, 2003
In 1994, it was the biggest punitive damages judgment in history: $5.3 billion that an Alaskan federal jury awarded to fishermen and others whose livelihoods had been devastated by the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill.
Three years later, as Exxon waged...
| Apr 10, 2014
Julie A. Brady, a prominent figure in Illinois Republican politics, worked as a volunteer at the state level for several candidates and was an early supporter of the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain.
The wife of former Illinois...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, stars of the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men," have been named the highest-paid TV actors of 2013 by Forbes magazine.
Despite flagging viewership as of late, the show makes most of its dough in syndication, which keeps its...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Kelly Clarkson has buckled under the pressure of planning an extravagant wedding: She and fiance Brandon Blackstock have decided to elope instead.
"We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and were like, 'So, we change our...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:50 PM
| Sep 27, 2004
Insurance companies doing business in Florida have established toll-free numbers for policyholders filing claims:
ACE USA: Clients receive individual 800 numbers.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
On the evening of Friday, Nov. 22, the Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA held our seventh annual PTSA Bingo Nite. This event is our PTSA's primary fundraiser, funding enrichment activities and programs for both the Middle and High School...