| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Tenants at Sage Management apartments and townhouses in Baltimore filed a class action lawsuit Friday against the property management company for allegedly charging illegal late fees, according to a compliant filed in the city's Circuit Court.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Has class warfare come to the exclusive Silicon Valley enclave of Atherton?
In the Lindenwood neighborhood, where average home prices exceed $7 million, vandals last week spray-painted black graffiti targeting the “1%” on...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:17 AM
When Mayor Rahm Emanuel put together his first budget in 2011, he sent a not-so-subtle message to city workers who owed City Hall for parking tickets, water bills and other fees and fines: Pay up or you could be suspended or fired.
"I am creating a...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:55 PM
As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin's birthday party, his family said Thursday.
But on his way home from William Paca Elementary School in Southeast...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:50 AM
BRISTOL — An excavator on Wednesday demolished a two-story home on Old Cider Mill Road, the latest deteriorated property to be razed in the city's anti-blight campaign.
The city has destroyed at least a half-dozen deteriorated homes since Ken...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
| May 11, 2014
Dina Kuniken lives in a drafty old house in Baltimore that costs a lot to heat in a normal winter — and this past winter was not normal.
Her bill doubled. The nursing assistant was out of work at the time and couldn't afford it. Last month, she...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:37 AM
President Barack Obama has illegally dispatched 300 military trainers or advisors to Iraq to support an illegal sectarian Shiite government headed by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
The United States Constitution prohibits the president from re-engaging...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Shortly after reaching a truce with much of the hospital industry last month, California's largest healthcare union vowed to step up its criticism of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and two hospital chains that balked at the agreement.
On an internal...
| Oct 25, 2013
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Aug 16, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......