| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
With three children ages 12 to 17, Ross and Michelle Meador are thinking about student debt.
They're worried not only about how to fund some 12 years' worth of college classes but also the $450,000 in loans that piled up while Michelle was training to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park.
"We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Move over princesses, the crayon is moving in.
Disney World may be what brings tourists to Orlando, Fla., but Crayola is banking on the crayon to lure them to a new experience there.
The Forks Township crayon-maker is opening a new family attraction...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:19 PM
A Major League Baseball panel's recent decision would rewrite the economics of the relationship between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, diverting tens of millions of dollars in annual profits from the regional television network that primarily...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:21 PM
These are tough times for Batman in Gotham City.
His fellow comic book characters hustling for tips in Times Square are giving superheroes a bad name. Spider-Man even punched out a cop last week.
And there's a new mayor with an attitude that does...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:30 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford accounting firm Whittlesey & Hadley, founded in 1961 as a solo practice on Lewis Street, will expand geographically for the first time by acquiring a competitor in western Massachusetts.
Whittlesey & Hadley on Thursday is...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Within days of Pennsylvania's historic marriage-equality decision, life became easier for thousands of same-sex couples.
Gone was the need for legal gymnastics to secure even the most fundamental rights and benefits every other married couple obtained...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Kim McQuilken, the Lehigh University quarterback who went on to an NFL career, has a new job.
But instead of making plays, he's helping a supply chain consulting firm in Atlanta make its numbers.
McQuilken has been promoted to chief revenue officer of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Mounting testimony from an audit of the $200 million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great municipal parks paints the picture of a runaway project that was eventually undermined by waste, dysfunction and...