| Jun 16, 2011
In the latest sign of Hollywood's accelerated efforts to expand its presence in the fast-growing Chinese market, Warner Bros. Entertainment has announced plans to offer its movies via cable television there, the first such venture by a major studio....
| Jun 19, 2011
| 7:53 PM
The fine print in a contract between Illinois and Motorola Mobility indicates that the smartphone company can maintain a smaller workforce than the one it employs today and still qualify for more than $110 million in financial incentives designed to keep...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 6:10 PM
So far this year, 27 companies have negotiated deals to retain or create jobs in Illinois. Those companies will receive more than $230 million in incentives over the next decade, mainly through the state's Economic Development for a Growing Economy tax...
| Feb 23, 2012
Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 6:01 PM
SANTA ANA — Ten Muslim college students censored the Israeli ambassador to the United States when he tried to give an address atUC Irvine, a prosecutor argued in closing statements of the so-called Irvine 11 trial on Monday.
Orange County Deputy...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Who REALLY Killed the Cougar?
And what is the SUV owner covering up, if anything, for the driver?
NEW HAVEN — Nothing about the case of the real cougar of Fairfield County — struck by a sport utility vehicle on Route 15 in Milford two...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 7:52 PM
A makeshift sign showing a police officer in a hang-man's noose has been removed from a midtown business. Sacramento police removed the sign after contacting the building's owner, who said they were unaware of it.
The sign was written in the style of a...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:13 PM
So the Supreme Court has spoken. Children can buy or rent video games without parental consent, no matter their content. They say the violence, torture or even virtual rapes that occur in some of the games can't be censored any more than than we...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said today that he is reviewing possible disciplinary action against an employee who sent an email to fellow workers giving early notice about a contribution-matching program for the Bright Start college savings program....
| Jul 2, 2011
| 9:42 AM
The names of licensed gun owners in Illinois will remain private under a measure Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today.
The governor approved legislation to prevent Illinois State Police from releasing the names of those who hold or have applied for a...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Stanley Fields resigned after just a year as superintendent of a suburban Cook County school district where he was put on leave, faced with firing and ultimately required to apologize to the community. Still, he walked away with a $100,000 severance...