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  • Lake Zurich overturns video gambling ban

    Lake Zurich overturns video gambling ban
    After failed attempts in prior years, the Lake Zurich board of trustees overturned a video gambling ban Monday night. Trustee Jonathan Sprawka was the only board member to vote against the video gambling ordinance. "I have absolutely no qualms about...
  • Reefer might just improve the madness on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON — Legal marijuana is spreading like a weed across the land but it has yet to take root in the place where people might benefit most from inhaling: the U.S. Capitol. The Maryland General Assembly finished work Monday on a marijuana...
  • FCC Chairman Defends Regulatory Moves at NAB Confab

    LAS VEGAS -- FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told broadcasters on Tuesday that they can move from "being the disrupted, to the disruptor," a call for them to pursue innovation even after many have grumbled that the agency is targeting them for regulations...
  • Holder squares off with GOP lawmaker over contempt controversy

    Holder squares off with GOP lawmaker over contempt controversy
    WASHINGTON -- For over two hours, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee were getting along unusually well. Even Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), Holder’s arch-nemesis in Congress, pursued a relatively tame line of...
  • Alleged LAPD station shooter had 2nd gun, ammo in car, police say

    Alleged LAPD station shooter had 2nd gun, ammo in car, police say
    A gunman who allegedly walked into a Mid-City Los Angeles police station Monday night and opened fire with a handgun, injuring one officer, had a rifle and ammunition stored in his car, officials said. The unidentified suspect walked into the LAPD ...
  • Housing measures pass General Assembly

    Housing measures pass General Assembly
    State lawmakers approved a bill Monday that bars the state from using eminent domain to seize mortgages or deeds of trust for a two-year period. The move, sponsored by State Senator Joan Carter Conway, pre-emptively blocks municipalities from enacting a...
  • Debate rages over proposed ban on leaf burning in unincorporated Will County

    Debate rages over proposed ban on leaf burning in unincorporated Will County
    Will County Board member Joe Babich isn't giving in on his push to give people with breathing problems a break from leaf burning. Babich's Public Health and Safety Committee is moving forward a proposal that would prohibit leaf burning within 300 feet...
  • LAPD shooting: Chief says wounded officer was 'very, very lucky'

    LAPD shooting: Chief says wounded officer was 'very, very lucky'
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday night that an officer wounded by a gunman was "very, very lucky" after he was shot at seven times. The officer, whose name was not being released, was wearing a ballistic vest that stopped some of the...
  • LAPD shooting: Community meeting at station when gunfire erupted

    LAPD shooting: Community meeting at station when gunfire erupted
    A community meeting with several dozen people was underway in a room near the lobby where a man opened fire at a Police Department station and wounded an officer, authorities said Monday night. The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, fired multiple...
  • A Crash Course In Umbrella Etiquette Just In Time For Spring Showers

    A Crash Course In Umbrella Etiquette Just In Time For Spring Showers
    April showers don't just bring May flowers, they bring armies of folks wielding umbrellas and unconsciously poking and dripping their way through elevators, halls and offices. How can you avoid being an offender? Turns out there is "umbrella protocol,"...
  • Palm Beach County

    Through May 18 Asaroton - 2000 to 2013 by Vanessa Somer Vreeland Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Asaroton (the unswept floor) was inspired by a Roman epoch mosaic in the Vatican museums. Using the same marble and shape as the original masterpiece, Vreeland&...