| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:26 PM
DENVER (Reuters) - Nearly 100 Boy Scouts were evacuated from a mountain camp in southern Colorado on Tuesday after heavy rains caused flash flooding in an area that was stripped of vegetation by a 2013 wildfire, authorities said.
The evacuees from the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Extant" feels a bit like a Steven Spielberg greatest (and not-so-greatest) hits album, from "A.I." to, in this case, a close encounter of the reproductive kind. That's not an indictment so much as a road map to this CBS summer drama, which brings the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:23 AM
SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) - Seeking to build on their revival as a force in Formula One, Williams said they were not content with a second place finish for Valtteri Bottas at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.
It was a day of mixed emotions for the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:06 PM
If you look beneath the dozen Interstate 4 overpasses as the highway snakes through downtown Orlando, you'll see hundreds of dimly lit parking spaces and not much else.
But might there be more someday?
It's something that urban planners have talked...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Former Mayor Richard M. Daley's attorneys say it would be a medical hardship for him to testify in the city's lawsuit against operators of the Park Grill restaurant in Millennium Park.
His lawyers did not explain in their motion filed Wednesday why...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:11 PM
After years in the doldrums, Pennsylvania's highway construction industry is rebounding to the point where at least one trade organization is recruiting prospective workers with online "virtual apprenticeships."
The Constructors Association of Western...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Virginia Department of Transportation say they are prepared for Hurricane Arthur and what is traditionally one of the busiest travel weekends in Hampton Roads.
Spokesman Ron Watrous said VDOT had crews inspecting and cleaning storm water drain systems...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village.
If the proposed coal...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Several major construction projects in Naperville are facing delays due to the rainy weather this month.
Work at Naper Settlement, Sportsman's Park and the new Knoch Knolls Nature Center has been affected, according to officials.
The delays come as...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit.
The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Iraqi troops and Shiite Muslim militias, backed by army attack helicopters, mounted a major push Saturday to retake the strategic city of Tikrit in a sign that the beleaguered army was fighting back after ceding much of the country to Sunni Muslim...