| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Immigrants can wind up working in amazing careers here in the U.S. Take three Germans who arrived in Chicago just two weeks ago. They proudly call themselves journalists. Astonishing — especially when you consider that they are only 9, 7 and 4 years...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A Broward County man with some very distinctive facial tattoos — including the Bentley car logo inked on his forehead — pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft and possessing other people's social security numbers Wednesday.
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of two men who grabbed a letter carrier in a chokehold to steal her master key and mail truck key.
Inspectors handed out reward fliers Friday in the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be sprouting up in Chicago's commercial and business districts, such as the trendy West Loop and River North areas, under a city council measure approved Wednesday restricting where the facilities can open their doors....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:50 AM
As polls have predicted for more than a year, education funding has become the most tangible issue for voters in the upcoming governor's election.
The candidates know it, as evidenced by commercials and news conferences across Pennsylvania.
For the past...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 PM
In a report aiming to evaluate how cities are being affected by pension liabilities, the Orange County Grand Jury called for area cities to make more budget information readily available.
Lacking the desired data, the 2013-14 group tried to use its...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:22 AM
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld state requirements that people show photo identification before being allowed to vote, the latest battle over how to regulate the polls.
In a split ruling, the court backed the photo requirement, strongly...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:15 PM
In a pair of decisions today, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the voter ID law signed in 2011 by Republican Gov. Scott Walker. The court said it did not violate the state constitution by creating a new qualification for voting and didn't amount to a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year.
McKinney, the state senate minority...
| 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...