| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Robert Campbell, in his eight years as a Chicago police officer, came to love the job and dreamed of ascending in the department, much as his uncle had.
Though he rarely spoke to family members about his work or its inherent stress, they were well aware...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:19 PM
You're probably familiar with traditional chili — a big bowl of red bursting with beef, vegetables, beans and spices that'll make you sweat.
But you might not know Cincinnati chili. It's a whole different beast.
It's soupy, dotted with tiny...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Chinese audiences may not be seeing Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan nor his pal Kai Ko in movie theaters or on TV in the near future. China’s media watchdog has apparently banned the actors’ works after they were busted by Beijing police...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Luol Deng knows how it looks from the outside.
When he signed with the Miami Heat in July, it was the second time he had landed with a franchise LeBron James once called home. He did it last season when he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:49 PM
This time Erik Spoelstra didn't have to wait, didn't have to ask if there were any media stragglers as the Miami Heat's morning shootaround came to an end. There wasn't a single camera in the gym, only one reporter in front of him.
And so it...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., KFC Yum! Center, Louisville
TV: None. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM
Scouting report: This marks the preseason opener for both teams … The Heat are 3-5 against the Pelicans in exhibition games … For the Heat, forward Josh...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:04 AM
After two men spent all their money on drugs and alcohol, they tried to devise a kidnapping plan for some quick cash — $100, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report.
The ill-fated ransom exchange happened Sunday across the street from...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Citing "significant and continued anomalies," a panel of Orange County judges recently granted defense attorneys in DUI cases increased access to the software behind a popular police tool: the Intoxilyzer 8000.
The ruling is the latest setback for the...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:39 PM
OSI Group is cutting hundreds of jobs at its plant in Shanghai in the aftermath of the China food supply safety concerns that were uncovered in July, the Aurora-based company said Sunday night.
A total of 340 workers are being let go, including 226...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Part of what has hurt McDonald's in its quest to win over millennials — the much coveted demographic group that seems at best ambivalent about the Golden Arches — is so simple an 8-year-old girl could understand it.
Luckily, I have an 8-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:53 AM
News, notes and absurdities from the world of food:
- The Museum of Contemporary Art, in anticipation of its upcoming David Bowie exhibit, is serving a menu of Bowie-inspired dishes at MCA's Puck Cafe. The only one that really thematically works, in...