| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A miscommunication between Highland Park and private consultants studying the proposed 911 dispatch consolidation was one of several factors to prop up a bloated savings projection of about $260,000 per year, city officials said recently.
| May 15, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is right to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders by using social media and undercover officers to prevent them from disrupting traffic and putting motorists and pedestrians at risk. The...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Naperville residents will continue to water their lawns on odd or even days based on their address.
The City Council on Tuesday decided not to remove the day restriction amid concerns about supply for firefighting as well as water pressure.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO — As the 2014 World Cup tournament nears, efforts to reform Rio de Janeiro's police forces remain, like many of the Brazilian soccer stadiums themselves, a work in progress.
Seeking to improve public safety, police have...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:11 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn today defended his $55 million anti-violence program now under scrutiny by a Cook County grand jury, saying he is not going to turn his back from public safety needs in Chicago and other urban areas.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It is a rare pleasure in any election year (and perhaps this one more than most) to have a candidate for state-wide office we can endorse so enthusiastically as we do Brian Frosh in the Democratic primary for attorney general. In his career in the General...
| Jun 4, 2014
The article ("Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows," May 31) says, "Under current law, the vast majority of those in ICE custody are subject to mandatory detention to ensure that they show up for their immigration hearings and are...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:34 AM
I want a candidate who would represent my values, but must of all I want someone who I can count on once elected.
That is what most of us want and it is not much different for an association or a union. Furthermore, the larger the investment in a...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:56 AM
All trails previously shuttered since the 2009 Station Fire will reopen in time for Memorial Day on Saturday at Angeles National Forest.
The reopening provides about 46,000 acres of available space for hiking, camping and picknicking, according to...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:12 PM
As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...