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  • Indonesian legal system poses challenge in suitcase slaying

    The young couple detained by Indonesian authorities on the island of Bali this week over their suspected role in the beating death of Chicagoan Sheila von Wiese-Mack could face a legal system wholly different from that in the United States — one...
  • Indonesian legal system far different from the U.S.

    Indonesian legal system far different from the U.S.
    Now that Indonesian authorities have said Heather Mack and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, will stand trial in the slaying of Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose battered body was found this week in a suitcase at a luxury resort on the island of...
  • Weekend Escape: Lake Las Vegas, a world apart from Sin City

    Weekend Escape: Lake Las Vegas, a world apart from Sin City
    After finding myself in Las Vegas twice in six weeks, I needed a break from the high-octane madness of the Strip. So my husband and I headed to Lake Las Vegas for an uncrowded, relaxing change of pace. It was a nice change for the pocketbook as well: I...
  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
  • Hollywood rising: A new life for 1920s landmark hotel

    Hollywood rising: A new life for 1920s landmark hotel
    There were no halcyon days of balls, debutantes or dignitaries. Its rooms are cramped and humble. But the Great Southern Hotel played a vital role in Hollywood's history: It was home to the workers who built the city nearly a century ago. For 90...
  • Coral Springs police seek thief who stole defibrillator from hotel

    Coral Springs police seek thief who stole defibrillator from hotel
    A life-saving device has been stolen from a hotel in Coral Springs and police are hoping surveillance pictures lead them to the thief who took it. A man was seen strolling through the lobby of the Marriott Hotel at Heron Bay, at 11775 Heron Bay Blvd....
  • Kimpton buys landmark Loop building for new hotel

    Kimpton buys landmark Loop building for new hotel
    Kimpton Hotel & Restaurants announced plans Tuesday to convert a historic LaSalle Street office building into a four-star hotel in what would be its fifth adaptive reuse project in Chicago. The San Francisco-based company said it acquired The New York...
  • Bogus boasting: '7-star' hotels, Brodeur's campaign

    Bogus boasting: '7-star' hotels, Brodeur's campaign
    The silliest story making headlines lately involves the International Drive developer who has announced plans for a "seven-star" hotel. It reminds me of asking a 4-year-old how many pieces of candy they would like to eat — and the toddler...
  • Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover

    Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover
    A historic hotel in downtown Pasadena that served as sedate senior housing for decades is about to make a splashy comeback. The $60-million makeover of Hotel Constance reflects Pasadena's rising profile as an international travel destination. As part of...