| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:05 PM
YouTube is getting a new boss with expertise in advertising, in an appointment that signals the Internet's dominant online video site has entered a new phase in its evolution.
Google ad executive Susan Wojcicki will take over as head of YouTube,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Prosecutors say a Catholic school teacher found dead in his Orland Park home was stabbed 13 times by a prostitute after the two struggled with a knife in a dispute over payment.
Text messages on Alan Filan’s cell phone showed he had contacted a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A Hollywood mom has been arrested on charges of taking her 15-year-old daughter to New York to pimp her out to Super Bowl fans, New York police say.
"We came up here to work and make money with a pimp," the mother told detectives, according to court...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:01 PM
For Girl Scouts leaders, responding to criticism during the annual cookie sale ritual seems to have become as routine as helping the youngsters sell the sweets.
The latest charge comes from an old foe of the Girl Scouts, Pro-Life Waco, a Texas...
| Feb 8, 2014
Bryan Wright isn't a "showrooming" shopper who inspects a product at a local retailer before buying it for less from an unaffiliated online retailer.
Wright, a Tolland resident, spotted two of Lego's Ninjago building sets at Walmart.com that he was...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When a huge brown bear ambles across TV screens this Sunday to the strains of Bob Dylan's "I Want You," it may be taking a big step for an ad agency as well.
Droga5 isn't as entrenched a resident of Madison Avenue as better known ad firms such as Leo...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Spider-Man swept the competition at the Super Bowl.
The promotion for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" was the most effective commercial that aired during Sunday's broadcast of the Super Bowl, according to a survey by MovieTickets.com.
The company, which...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:16 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- What would happen to Yahoo if its golden goose stopped laying golden eggs?
Investors were not just disappointed in Yahoo’s fourth-quarter results Tuesday. They were also disappointed in the growth of Chinese e-commerce giant...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:34 AM
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A man and a woman from Chicago's West Side are accused of the sex trafficking of two underage runaway girls in 2012, federal authorities said today.
Arnell Chase Misher, 30, and Braundii Young, also known as "Boochie", 22, both of the 100 block of North...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS- Maurice Levy, the CEO of Paris-based advertising and communications conglom Publicis Groupe, is set to deliver a keynote at MipTV, the international TV showcase.
Maurice Levy will discuss how TV and advertising are increasingly facing challenges -...