| Feb 7, 2010
Have you ever used anabolic steroids? Been arrested for domestic battery? Had a live-in girlfriend who was a prostitute? Been accused of falling $54,000 behind on child support? If so, you might be lieutenant governor material. Scott Lee Cohen's victory...
| Aug 7, 2010
The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
| Aug 21, 2010
You can thank the late Fred Heutte for many of the flowering trees and shrubs that embellish so many city streets, private yards and public gardens in Hampton Roads
Beauties like camellias that flower fall, winter and spring, azaleas that bloom with...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 9:11 PM
My father was not a wealthy man. Not even close. But he now has something in common with Donald Bren, the billionaire chairman of the Irvine Co.
A few days before my father passed away 10 years ago, he told me he wished he'd spent more time with his four...
| Aug 10, 2008
The Democrats are ready to nominate a presidential candidate with Hussein as his middle name, and some Barack Obama backers are even adopting Hussein as a middle name to show support. Here are a few more fair-to-middling facts:
1 Middle names are a...