| May 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Only a few hundred students are expected to initially enroll in South Florida universities as a result of new legislation aiding undocumented immigrants with tuition breaks, but for them it's a major milestone.
"It's an incredible feeling," said Brayan...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Orland Fire Protection District firefighters tackling emergencies during the powerful thunderstorms that struck the Chicago area Tuesday night returned from a call to find part of the fire house roof ripped away, district officials said Wednesday....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period, compared to a year earlier.
The nation’s largest automaker said it earned just $108 million, or 8...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Seminole County schools Superintendent Walt Griffin and the mayors of Seminole's seven cities have every right to lob a big "I told you so" at the County Commission.
But they are much too diplomatic.
So I'll say what they won't: They told you so,...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:35 PM
My husband and I have owned a home in the Burbank Hills development since 2005. I attended the City Planning hearing on in April and have read letters from those who are opposed to gates in our community.
While there are many opinions on the matter,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Gas prices continued to climb in most parts of the country the past week due to the annual changeover to summer gasoline blends and unscheduled maintenance at several refineries, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said Thursday. Which City Has......
| May 11, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The cliche of Westside politics is that they're soft — arguments about human rights over bowls of kale chips on the verandas of mansions. There's a nugget of truth in that, but politics on the Westside also play out in suburban community centers,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Whether it’s for an emergency, a college fund or a vacation, having cash stashed away can help with those expenses. “You never know when there might be a short-term emergency – such as a car repair or the washing machine breaks and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:38 PM
The California Environmental Protection Agency has released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution, providing a first-of-its-kind ranking certain to pressure regulators to clean up neighborhoods with long-standing health risks....
| May 14, 2014
| 7:14 AM
With California’s gas tax unable to keep up with road maintenance needs, one state lawmaker has proposed a study to determine the feasibility of instead taxing motorists based on the number of miles they drive.
A combination of inflation, cars...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The following items were taken from police reports in Orland Park.
An 18-year-old Riverdale man was charged with speeding, driving on a suspended license and operating a motor vehicle with obstructed (heavily tinted) windows April 19 on the 15100...