| Feb 14, 2015
An Internet outage is causing problems at U.S. Post Offices across the country, a spokesman said Friday morning.
The problems are intermittent, rendering some post offices unable to take credit cards while others remain fully functional, spokesman Tad...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:01 PM
Some Hobart area property owners will be getting their share of about $2.8 million in leftover funds from a dissolved tax increment financing district as a tax credit on their 2016 bill.
Lake Commissioners Chairman Roosevelt Allen Jr., D-Gary, said...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 11:43 AM
The United Way of Broward is sending a bus on the road to provide free tax preparation for those whose household income is less than $53,000 a year.
The bus, called the Mobile Resource Center, will tour the county Tuesday through Saturday until April...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:10 PM
Hackers have stolen personal information from tens of millions of people with Anthem health insurance. The nation's second-largest health insurer, formerly known as WellPoint, said hackers stole Social Security numbers, names, birthdates, email addresses,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:55 AM
It was nearly 3:30 a.m., and Sheila von Wiese-Mack was having another sleepless night. Hours earlier, she and her daughter had argued, and the teen still hadn't returned to their high-rise condo along Chicago's lakefront.
As she had so many times in the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:29 PM
Gov. Bruce Rauner distributed the following 44-point plan on two pages prior to his speech Wednesday under the heading " The Illinois Turnaround." This is a text version of the original .pdf file:
1. Economic Growth and Jobs Package
Pass a phased-in...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Hanging out at an auto repair shop might not be the most scientific way to study the economy, but it's far more interesting than reading the latest poll on consumer confidence or government report on job creation.
I got the idea after watching a man...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:07 PM
SUSPENDED LICENSE: Richard Chrusciel, 28, of the first block of Brushwood, Matteson, was charged with driving on a suspended license, speeding and expired registration after a March 4 stop in the 9500 block of U.S. 30, police said.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:29 PM
Two Republican lawmakers want to put a moratorium on standardized testing for students in second grade or lower, arguing youngsters are over-tested and losing enthusiasm for school.
Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings, a Baltimore County Republican,...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:54 PM
NIPSCO offers payment help
With winter coming to a close, NIPSCO reminds customers that bill payment assistance programs are available after the state's winter moratorium ends March 15.
Under the state's moratorium, Indiana utilities cannot disconnect...
| Mar 20, 2015
When is a pastry taxed, or not? Pour another latte and discover one of the peculiarities of Connecticut sales and use tax law.
Q: On March 7 I went to Mozzicato-DePasquale's bakery in Hartford and purchased five pastries. I was a bit surprised by the...