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  • Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future

    Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future
    As a series of policy meetings kicks off Monday in Chicago to begin hashing out a plan to cut carbon emissions in Illinois, Chicago-based Exelon is busy pulling political strings to ensure it is rewarded financially for its nuclear power plants, which...
  • One dead, two injured in Logan Square fire

    One dead, two injured in Logan Square fire
    A woman died and two others were injured after a Logan Square storefront they had been occupying caught fire Thursday night, according to authorities. A mattress in a back bedroom of the building, in the 3400 block of West Armitage Avenue, caught fire...
  • Notes and notables

    A deeper connection Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the economic engine that drives Hampton Roads, but there is something unique and special about the work done there that goes well beyond numbers. It is...
  • Pebble Beach: The Quail gives car collectors a best-in-show atmosphere

    Pebble Beach: The Quail gives car collectors a best-in-show atmosphere
    Every year the super-rich and the mega-rich meet at the Monterey Car Week to show off their prize automobiles, to charge out of history in vintage races with antique race cars, and to compete with each other for awards on the fairways of Pebble Beach,...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills on transit projects, bribery, tax breaks

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills Friday to shine more sunlight on Los Angeles County transportation projects, extend the time for prosecuting bribery cases and authorize a possible tax break for a major aerospace company in California. In all, Brown signed...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Blotter: Shattered windshield in Mokena

    Blotter: Shattered windshield in Mokena
    The following items were taken from Mokena police reports: A large piece of concrete was thrown through the front windshield of a construction vehicle on the 19000 block of Beechnut Drive on July 31. Two panes of glass were broken on the north side...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

    Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
    The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Family of LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash files lawsuit

    Family of LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash files lawsuit
    The family of a 27-year LAPD officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the cities of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills and the company that owns the truck that hit his vehicle and killed him. Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-...
  • Sen. Mikulski tours Newport News Shipbuilding

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, took her first-ever tour of Newport News Shipbuilding on Wednesday. Mikulski said she misses the shipyards in her home state that have closed down, so she was happy to renew...