| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:04 PM
North Riverside's recent efforts to cure its pension-driven financial ills have little bearing on the question of whether the village violated state statutes by underfunding its police and fire pensions, a state Department of Insurance attorney said in...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:23 AM
A former state lawmaker who is accused of trading child pornography online has started collecting a state pension of nearly $15,000 a year — an amount he bumped up by purchasing credit for time he didn't work.
Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, an Elgin...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change.
But what happens when the weather turns foul?
The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers.
The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Some of the temporary foreign workers who are brought to Florida to harvest crops are being exploited by human traffickers and abusive employers who treat them as sex slaves or thrust them into other degrading roles, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A slippery slope
Re: "Ending discrimination," Aug. 3.
Your editorial celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriage is shortsighted despite the claim of being on the right side of history. Readers should be very aware that, except for references to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:01 AM
The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues.
Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation.
He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table.
He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:28 PM
There are bad parents, and there are ungrateful teenagers, and then there are the battling Cannings of New Jersey. And what they’ve unleashed, if you’ll excuse the cliche, is the “Mother (and Father vs. Daughter) of All Lawsuits.”...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Plans for Grayslake to annex 35 acres for the construction of a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility could be discussed at the next Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting, said Mike Ellis, village manager.
The facility, which would be located at...