| May 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The voice of a frantic woman, with screaming and chaos in the background, filled a Lake County courtroom on Tuesday as a tape of a 911 call was played.
Then came the airing of a video that caught the moment that Carly Rousso, then 18, ran her Lexus onto...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:32 AM
An already difficult morning commute on Metra's Burlington Northern Santa Fe line got worse when a train and a vehicle collided near west suburban Hinsdale, slowing down trains on a line that had been closed earlier because of a freight train accident....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:04 AM
A Cook County jury is due to resume deliberations Thursday morning in the case of an Elgin man accused of killing a 5-year-old boy during a shooting allegedly driven by gang revenge.
On Wednesday, defendant Miguel Hernandez Jr. had taken the stand in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:11 AM
What does it take to be a writer: A room of one’s own? A weakness for words? To celebrate the Festival of Books, we asked five celebrated authors to recall a turning point in their evolution as writers. First up is Susan Straight, recipient of the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Three of the state's fastest growing credit unions are based in Broward County: City County, BrightStar and Sun credit unions, according to a statewide study.
The three grew assets by more than 10 percent last year as a time when nationally the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
If you hate confrontation when buying a new car, you're a prime candidate for a car-buying service. Two of the biggest names in car research, Edmunds.com and TrueCar, offer free buying services. Note, though, that their...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Not long ago, there was little warfare in the ultimate luxury marketplace where automakers seemed content to ride the prestige of their heritage. So steeped in marketing hubris was Rolls-Royce, despite being out-engineered by the decade-old Mercedes S-...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:21 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person.
Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...