| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:16 AM
A Halloween party with more than 100 guests had stretched into early Sunday morning in Zion when shots erupted, hitting a 15-year-old high school sophomore, authorities said.
Alerted to Adarius Green's shooting, his half sister, Nedashia Gaines,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Gary Izeil Eugene Osborne, 24, of the 400 block of Ruby Drive, was charged Friday with disorderly conduct.
Evan Kelly Jordan, 56, of the 1000 block of Warwick Drive, was charged Sunday with telephone misuse, failing to obey a reasonable and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:34 PM
McDonald's Corp. is trying to put the fast back in fast food.
Amid slowing sales and service, the world's largest burger chain is banking on a third drive-through window to speed things up.
Currently, patrons in cars pull up to one window to pay for...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Contrasting commissioner John Swofford’s cautious optimism, Duke athletic director Kevin White is unabashedly bullish on the oft-discussed potential of a cable television channel dedicated to ACC sports.
I interviewed White earlier this week for a...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:12 AM
He might not have been crowned the Sexiest Man Alive this year, but photos of greased-up James Marsden in the December issue of Playboy put up a good fight on his behalf.
The 40-year-old actor and self-professed "obsessed" fan of "Anchorman" spoke with...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:29 AM
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday.
On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...
| Dec 5, 2013
I support the unionization of workers, and I believe everyone deserves to earn enough money to live a decent life. But only in America would unskilled workers feel entitled to immediate wage raises. Instead of asking for a $1, $2 or even $3 increase, they...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
On the evening of Friday, Nov. 22, the Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA held our seventh annual PTSA Bingo Nite. This event is our PTSA's primary fundraiser, funding enrichment activities and programs for both the Middle and High School...
| Dec 15, 2013
If you offer people something that is too good to be true, you will always find takers. Ask Bernie Madoff. Or ask Barack Obama. He recently proposed an increase in the minimum wage — an idea that suits the natural predilections of many people enough...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
McDonald's in Canada is offering its first new vegetarian entrees in more than a decade. The fast-food chain began selling two new vegetarian McWrap flavors Tuesday, reported the Canadian National Post.
One of the new flavors is a Mediterranean wrap,...