| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The pace of growth in Los Angeles County emergency room visits slowed in the early months of Obamacare, according to state records that offer a first local look at a key objective of the healthcare overhaul.
During the first three months of expanded...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:51 AM
You’d have to figure a sitcom set in Hartford in the late-19th century would pick Mark Twain’s house on Farmington Avenue as a setting.
But a reality show? No question, that’s the Wadsworth Tavern on the corner of Prospect and Albany...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Gov. Chris Christie arrived at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday at one of the most difficult moments of his political career: The investigations into his administration's mammoth traffic jam continue,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:13 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who dominated politics and cable TV news this week, is headed to the Sunshine State.
He's coming to Florida next week to help raise campaign cash for Gov. Rick Scott, who is seeking re-election, according to the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:31 PM
A weekend in Florida for a likely/presumed/unofficial presidential candidate to meet with big-money donors and help other candidates raise cash is usually as routine as a trip to the supermarket. Not so for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's spending...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Jeb Bush will get the question Friday, but don't expect a definitive answer.
Bush will say something. But his speech and Q&A session won't provide a "yes" or "no" about the former Florida governor's plans for 2016, forcing everyone to continue reading...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Former Gov. Jeb Bush didn’t hedge his positions on two key issues that could give him problems with the Republican Party’s conservative flank if he runs for president, and he also didn’t use an opening Friday to provide any insight about...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Groupon is honoring Presidents Day by giving customers an Alexander Hamilton -- $10 off $40 spent on a deal for any local business.
The promotion, which began this weekend, allows customers to "honor our money-minded Commander-In-Chief."
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:34 AM
A German architect accused of improperly installing a fireplace in his Hollywood Hills mansion, leading to a firefighter’s death in February 2011, is expected to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter Friday.
Firefighters and prosecutors, though,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
That sound you’re hearing is the air going out of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s 2016 Republican presidential aspirations, thanks to the scandal known as Bridgegate.
We’ve always known that Christie, a former federal prosecutor,...