| May 27, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Zillow has developed a crystal ball.
Rather, it recently rolled out an algorithm (you know, those mathematical indecipherables that rule the universe these days) that the company says can predict the value of your home, in dollars gained or lost and in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:33 PM
No mass killer terrorized the Chicago streets on Easter weekend. But the joyous spring holiday of renewal was anything but tranquil.
At least nine people were killed and 36 others, including children, were shot and wounded. It was the second weekend...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Like the dynamite its moniker suggests, TNT could use a few more explosions - at least in the mind of its corporate owner.
With its ratings down and its recent programs skewing too old for its own executives' tastes, TNT is getting a makeover. The Time...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:35 AM
TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills.
The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Tinley Park plan commissioners narrowly endorsed 129-foot-tall cellular towers at Christa McAuliffe and Helen Keller schools, accepting AT&T's argument that they were needed to improve cellular service and wouldn't be detrimental to the neighborhoods....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
AMC Networks is mindful that its We network has a predominantly female audience. But the company also recognizes there's a broader crowd that might turn to the outlet if served the right fare.
Since 2001, when then-owner Cablevision Systems launched "WE:...
| Jun 8, 2014
Steve Ballmer's reported $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers shows us sports team valuations are like the pricey palaces some of these pro franchises call home.
The roof moves, sliding back and forth as conditions warrant.
If the Clippers, whose...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Here is the text of Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman's speech Friday, accepting the Democratic Party's nomination to run for re-election, as prepared for delivery:
Thank you. Thank you very much.
I want to start by thanking my husband of 47 years Mike, my...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:14 PM
In endorsing prosecutor John Morris for county assessor, The Times editorial page on Tuesday referred to a few of the county’s more colorful assessors. How can a person with as bookish a job as tax assessor be colorful? Here are a few shades and...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
TNT has given series pickups to two dramas: "Public Morals" and "Proof."
"Proof" is a supernatural vehicle starring Jennifer Beals as a surgeon who investigates reincarnation with the help of funding from a millionaire, played by Matthew Modine. Joe...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Six years ago, Los Angeles politicians imposed new limits on the size of new and renovated houses, promising to rein in what they called "homes on steroids" dwarfing blocks of smaller buildings.
But as the housing market rebounds and construction...