| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Years past, October celebrated Hispanic heritage coinciding with Columbus Day celebration's of Italian heritage. Many have objected to celebrating Christopher Columbus coming to this continent because the decimation of the aboriginal cultures already...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
James Connell, a public defender for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, says he believes every life is worth living.
Yet, he is willing to help Ballard in his desire to waive his appeals and be put to death for massacring four people in a Northampton...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner hammered each other on ethics, education and budget plans today during a free-wheeling face-off during a joint appearance before the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Sitting side by side,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The focus on ethics and alleged ethical misdeeds in the Illinois governor’s race ramped up Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner launched new TV ads to attack each other.
With the campaign growing ever more...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:16 AM
Democratic challenger Sheila Simon on Thursday criticized Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka for her role as president of a federally funded nonprofit that paid two key comptroller staffers more than $50,000 a year for part-time work on top of their...
| Sep 26, 2014
Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"The Good Wife" roller coaster, it turns out, isn't quite done with the twists.
After a full-strength fifth season — manhandled desks! Will's death! A question-ending cliffhanger! — it seemed the high-anxiety tension would ease up for...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Court not to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry.
Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Columnist Kathleen Parker writes that the number of abortions performed each year is “horrific” (Perspective, Oct. 1). She seems to believe there is something evil or shameful about an abortion.
On the contrary, what would be horrific,...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:56 PM
A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher has reportedly sued the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, alleging that administrators retaliated against her because she raised objections to cat dissections in science classes.
While this case...