| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:25 AM
HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation.
McCord's surprise departure notice came at 10:57 a.m. in an emailed news release. It said the resignation is...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:38 AM
Maikel Franco on a unicycle, an odometer on the bases and a Phillies favorite highlight the bobblehead giveaways that are part of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' promotional schedule for 2015.
Bobbleheads featuring Franco, Ken "100 milels" Giles and...
| Feb 6, 2015
Things to do and see around Lake County:
ANTIOCH FINE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY: 41380 Route 83. (847) 838-2274; http://www.antiochfinearts.org. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:35 AM
After 30 years teaching with New Lenox School District 122, Erik Torkelson is retiring.
But first the music instructor is gearing up for one last song, a musical on April 21 with 2nd-graders called "Three of a Kind." It's about a missing bear.
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:55 AM
Certain experiences promise a thrill: roller coasters, free fall, love. Add The D to the list.
Tesla's Model S P85D, the all-wheel-drive variant of the all-electric Model S, is like no other car on the road. I say this without hyperbole or...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under principal guest music director John William Trotter is joined by the Ensemble Espagnol Spanish Dance Theater for a tapestry of classical and popular music from Mexico, Spain, Cuba and South America. Ole! 8 p.m....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Hoppy times begin on Jan. 24 when Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences opens “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Performances are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 28 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave.
“I remember the books...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:15 AM
The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Danielle Brisebois has never been afraid of taking risks.
One of the biggest she ever took was to walk away from acting when she was 18 to concentrate on her music career.
Though there have been struggles and disappointments along the way, Brisebois...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It's shaping up to be quite a contest between Eddie Redmayne and Michael Keaton.
And we don't mean over who'll win the Oscar for performance by a lead actor. Redmayne, who reportedly works without a stylist, and Keaton, under the sure hand of veteran...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:13 PM
With one of the most recognizable faces in show business, actor/comedian Larry Miller has appeared in more than 50 films and numerous television shows.
Perhaps Miler's most noted role is his memorable cameo as the brown-nosing store manager in the...