| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A troubled Cook County program put faulty camera equipment in police cars, wasting perhaps millions of federal dollars, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said in an audit released this morning.
Sen. Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Michael...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Sherman Jerome Spiegel
August 20, 1936 – June 9, 2011
Mr. Spiegel was born in Lawrence, MA to Mark and Elizabeth (Libby) Spiegel. He graduated from Boston English High School in 1954 and received a BSME from University of Massachusetts at...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Cook County officials on Thursday pulled the plug on a troubled $44 million effort that left faulty cameras in police cars.
A review of “Project Shield” by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s team found an “ill-conceived,...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:52 PM
On Thursday, President Barack Obama visited New York City for the fourth time since March for two campaign fundraisers. It's a much different city today than the one that welcomed him after the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden in May and at a...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 12:12 PM
A Pasadena jury on Thursday awarded $24.7 million to Los Angeles woman who became a paraplegic after her car seat collapsed during a rear-end collision in 2006. The jury found the car seat was defective.
It took about two and a half days for the jury to...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:29 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A jury convicted the former superintendent of the Beverly Hills Unified School District Monday of two felony counts of misappropriation of public funds.
Jeffery Hubbard, 54, now the superintendent of the Newport Mesa Unified...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Union workers at Johnson Controls in York County are poised to go on strike. Members of UAW Local 1872 earlier this month voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike when the current contract expires at midnight on Friday.
Union leadership cited several...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:29 PM
A frequent critic of Baltimore's contract bidding process filed a lawsuit Wednesday contending that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other members of the Board of Estimates have acted "discriminatorily and outright corruptly" by awarding contracts to...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:25 AM
I have to sleep sometime, and when I do I miss something. The auto industry is always throwing curve balls at me, and I spend a lot of time keeping them all in the air as I try to be a one-stop car reporter. First, let's talk about the Presidential...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:49 AM
Empire State Building Goes Green
Empire State Building owner Tony Malkin and Johnson Controls Vice President Clay Nesler talk about how the iconic landmark was transformed into an energy-efficient skyscraper. They also talk about how the retrofit of...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The 72,500-acre Aberdeen Proving Ground has been named to the Top Earth Day Champions list for its success in reducing harmful carbon emission and energy waste. The facility has a goal of reducing energy consumption 30 percent by 2015.