| Jul 11, 2014
The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Rising pension and health care fees are costing Boynton Beach.
City officials expect that this year's general fund will increase by about $2 million, from $71.3 million last year to $73.3 million this year. The increase is partially due to rising health...
| Jul 23, 2014
I know I'm not the only parent counting down the days until school starts again. As wonderful as summer is, can we all admit that having a more regimented schedule is a huge relief? Read More #FamilyCarAdvice While we may......
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash?
Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Kids will play with anything they can get their hands on, including guns and dildos.
That's the message that a new ad from gun safety advocacy group Evolve is promoting in an effort to reduce gun violence.
The ad, titled "Playthings," begins with a...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options.
"I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:12 AM
General Motors Co. plans to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths.
Chief Executive Mary Barra is scheduled to brief employees on the results Thursday.
| May 22, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Fifteen taxi companies in Connecticut asked a federal court Wednesday to stop ride-sharing services Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc from operating in the state.
The coalition of taxi companies claim the services, which are used to call cars through 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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
As far back as 2002, General Motors engineers starting calling it the "switch from hell."
It would take a dozen years, more than 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths for the automaker to recall the ignition switch, used in millions of small cars.