| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Spring is officially upon us, and while April showers keep us inside, it’s the perfect time of year to sit back, reflect and embark on meaningful home projects.
It’s also a great opportunity to talk about your family’s future. After...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today decried the weekend violence that left at least nine people dead and at least 36 wounded in Chicago, calling for adults around the city to instill the right values in their children and to stand up for the safety of their...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Several months after the Baltimore County school system signed an $875,000 contract with a professional development company in Illinois, Superintendent Dallas Dance took a part-time job with that company to coach Chicago school principals.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:34 PM
First there was bickering, then trust issues arose. The relationship grew bitter. Both sides lawyered up. The word "divorce'' was spoken.
This is the story of Broward County and its cities.
Relations have grown icy as the two sides engage in an...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:04 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel was briefed behind closed doors Monday by an independent counsel on his investigation into misconduct allegations involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello).
The briefing was called by Sen....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Michael Jackson’s mother and three children have filed a motion for a new trial in their wrongful-death case, which ended 2 1/2 months ago when jurors found concert promoter AEG Live not liable for the singer's overdose death.
Much of the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance's decision to quit a consulting job with a company that does business with the county schools was the right one. His explanation for why he's quitting, though, is all wrong, and it underscores the importance of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it had formally opened an investigation into the conduct of Rep. Trey Radel, the Florida Republican who pleaded guilty last month to drug possession after being caught in an undercover sting....
| Dec 17, 2013
A reader from the Northeast recently started working for an investment bank that specializes in helping companies to establish employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). ESOPs are often used as a way for companies to give employees an ownership stake in...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Let’s not romanticize Jerry Brown’s three tries for the presidency, even as he leaves the door open for a fourth.
He lost, badly, in 1976, 1980 and 1992. In the last one, particularly, he looked on occasion like an ingrate. (That requisite...