| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing.
Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies
Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 2:11 PM
They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world."
Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The documentary "25 to Life" is a coming-of-age tale with a twist: A Lothario becomes a married man, a fatherless child becomes a dad, and a promiscuous player becomes an HIV educator.
All of those personas have played out in Will Brawner, who as an...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
As the nation gets more diverse, 13 financial services firms with operations in the Chicago area have joined together to look for ways to get more black and Latino workers into their industry.
The group, called the Financial Services Pipeline, will hold...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:17 PM
An investigation into the cause of smoke that killed one person and injured dozens on a D.C. Metro train could take six to 12 months, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said Tuesday.
Metro also identified the passenger who died as Carol...
| Jan 11, 2015
Before sentencing former Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer spoke at length on his thoughts of the case and how he arrived at his decision.
It's not uncommon for judges to share some views before rendering a sentence,...
| Jan 6, 2015
For Carla Renata, like is pretty sweet right now. Besides her role on the CW's "Hart of Dixie," which is in its final season, she has recurring roles on "Shake It Up," "How to Live with Your Parents" and "Mr. Box Office." A graduate of Howard University,...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down.
She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:05 AM
He arrived at the Colts' training camp in 1976, a rookie linebacker out to make a name for himself. He was Sanders Shiver, from Carson-Newman College. Or was it the other way around? Folks called him Carson Newman, or Carson Sanders, or Sanders Newman....