| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:46 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to issue a warning to airlines flying certain Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 jumbo jets, advising that they avoid high-altitude thunderstorms after instances of icing.
The anticipated move comes after...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday appointed a Chicago hedge fund executive as the city’s new comptroller to replace a former aide who faces federal corruption charges in Ohio.
Emanuel selected Daniel Widawsky, a managing director at Citadel LLC, to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Lauren Zalaznick -- one of NBCUniversal's most high-profile programming executives who put the cable channel Bravo on the cultural map a decade ago -- is leaving the media company.
The move comes as NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke continues...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:53 AM
After the coffee. Before over-analyzing the end of "Breaking Bad."
The Skinny: I was all set to see "Don Jon" on Sunday but the ArcLight in Hollywood had other plans and canceled the early afternoon screening in the dome. A text or an email might...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Perseverance can indeed pay off. Just ask Garthen Leslie. For years, the 60-year-old Columbia resident has been trying to sell his invention ideas: a skateboard with an odometer and a speedometer, a sensory-equipped life vest for toddlers, and more. He...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Cable and entertainment giant Comcast Corp. likes to keep things on an even keel.
Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts received a compensation package valued at $31.4 million last year, up 8% from 2012, according to a company filing Friday with the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The initial results of an economic study of eight of Columbia's village centers identified adding more restaurants as the best future use for the centers, some of which have seen a decline in recent years.
"Most of the village centers, from my point...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“We’re looking forward to an exciting springtime at Chester Forest Estates,” says builder Alan Williams. “We’re offering three new energy-efficient home plans and always enjoy showing new buyers how they can customize.”...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Ellington has the appeal of a small agricultural town with the advantage of being within commuting distance of Hartford and Springfield. The town has amenities such as a Big Y and the YMCA, but still has plenty of rural elements, including the largest...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Amtrak trains operating in Chicago and across the Midwest have slogged through numerous delays and cancellations this winter, a problem fueled not only by unusually heavy snow and frigid temperatures but also, oddly, the unintended consequences of rolling...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and chief executive of Fairfield-based General Electric Co., made $11.27 million in 2013, a steep decline from the $20.45 million he took home the prior year, a federal filing Thursday showed.
The drop in earnings for the...