| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: A.J. Ellis, in the batter's box, turned his back to the mound. It was the eighth inning, with the score tied, 4-4. The bases were loaded. The ball was coming at him. Ellis realized the ball would hit him. He absorbed the hit by pitch, and...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:30 PM
A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In Chicago, a Blackhawks playoff game is must-see TV. If you can't get tickets to the game, that is.
With a 2-1 series lead, the Hawks return to action Friday in Minnesota and Sunday in Chicago. So what does it take to produce a three-hour NHL on NBC...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Participant Media, the media company founded by Jeff Skoll that aims to foster social change, has joined investment manager TPG Growth and investment bank Evolution Media Capital in their investment in Evolution Media.
Evolution Media aims to partner...
| Oct 25, 2013
The effective management of chronic diseases — asthma, diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) — requires that patients adhere to prescribed drug regimens. Without access to affordable prescriptions, many end up in the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DOC NYC, the Gotham documentary festival that launched in 2010, has lined up a broad slate with 11 world premieres, including the debut of Michel Gondry's doc "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky."
Film, in which...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Few of the officers assigned to Baltimore County's Woodlawn Precinct ever met Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero, but they all know his story.
Every day, they pass pictures of the officer and his family as they walk through the station's halls. One image shows his...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:33 PM
UPDATED twice with responses from Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman WBEZ-FM reporter Rob Wildeboer has questions for Gov. Pat Quinn: Governor, there are almost 50,000 inmates in Illinois prisons. It’s an historic high. Nonetheless, you’ve closed...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:24 PM
We’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing in the past week about the old days of Indy-car races At Pocono. I decided to have a little fun with it on Friday, so when I checked in at the credential office,......
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The DOC says two men on the run from the law may now be on the run with their girlfriends, while new leads also suggest they may have left the state.
The last sighting of Kenneth Grauman II and Gregory Bradshaw was when they were caught on video by an...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 12:58 PM
TALLAHASSEE – On the campaign trail, Rick Scott made it sound like such common sense: career politicians had driven the train in Tallahassee, and it was headed off a cliff because of spiraling government growth.
Scott pledged to implement an...