| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
New Haven is the birthplace of the hamburger. Apparently, this distinction has been codified by the Library of Congress. More specifically, as every New Havenite knows, it all started at Louis' Lunch in 1900, five years after that place opened its doors....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Ten years after Los Angeles officials imposed a moratorium on the creation of new murals, the City Council is being asked to vote on a law that would make them legal.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Two social workers and two supervisors in the county's troubled Department of Children and Family Services have been fired over the death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy after the agency received several complaints of abuse, officials said.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:53 AM
"Gratuities for exceptional service'' reads one tip jar.
"Tips welcome!" reads another.
The proliferation of tip jars at local coffeehouses, pizza places, sub and ice cream shops (even delis) are changing our tipping protocols, leading some South...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, a second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Craig Nova's new novel is a bit of a literary oddity. It's a sequel to the novel that helped propel Nova's career to new heights — 30 years ago.
"The Good Son," published to great acclaim in 1982, told the story of Chip Mackinnon, a World War II...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A Cook County correctional officer is being held without bail in Lake County, Ind., after being charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist who swore at him and threw a cup at his vehicle, officials said.
Edgar Singleton Jr., 61, remains in the Lake...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:15 PM
If you believe people who serve you food should be able to get a living wage, you might want to honor the picket lines of the Connecticut fast-food workers expected to join a national strike on Thursday.
Organizers and local activists say they expect...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column It was dismaying. Not that the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a major gun-control proposal that would have required universal background checks prior to all firearm sales. But that such a proposal, popular though it is in......
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:47 PM
We would like to thank the following people and businesses for donating their time, money and items to our recent fundraiser:
Thrivent Lutheran Financial, Home Federal, Webb Shoes, Herberger's, Party Central, Hitch'n Post, CWD, HCPFCU, Quality Quick...