| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan will soon take office facing a number of daunting challenges: soaring deficits, runaway spending, excessive taxes and a business climate unfavorable to job retention and growth.
The new governor's dance card is certainly crowded....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today.
Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Will County judges have voted to appoint Assistant State’s Attorney Jessica Colon-Sayre to the bench, making her the first Hispanic woman to become a judge in the county.
Colon-Sayre has been a Will County prosecutor since 2003 and is the former...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Of the five homicides in Chicago in the last week, two killings occurred in West Garfield Park on the West Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Saturday, a 22-year-old man was shot to death in the 4400 block of West Madison...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:17 PM
RICHMOND — Virginia legislators focused so much on race drawing new lines for the 3rd Congressional District in 2011 and 2012 that they violated the voting rights of minorities in the state, a three-judge federal court panel ruled Tuesday.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Lawmakers ordered to redraw 3rd District's lines
A three-judge federal court panel ruled Tuesday that the boundaries of Virginia's 3rd Congressional District, which were redrawn after the 2010 census, illegally pack black voters into a single district....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
What was then known asn the Village of Wilton Manors came into being largely from the efforts of one man: David Turner, who in April 1947 became the first mayor after the village was incorporated.
Turner was the son of Broward County's first sheriff, A....
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:21 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — It was a more optimistic time 11 years ago when David Welsh, a city tree-trimmer in search of a house, heard of one about to go on the market and raced over to make an offer.
After haggling, Welsh was able to buy the 1925...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 2:06 PM
In Maryland's newly redrawn 12th legislative district — which slithers from southwestern Baltimore County to West Columbia in Howard County — the race for the State House is pretty neatly divided along county lines.
All four Republicans in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:29 PM
On a recent Friday night, Gary Thomas threw an outdoor party at a hotspot in his West Side neighborhood.
There were no crowds or Solo cups or blaring stereos, though, on the corner of Kostner and Maypole avenues. And when a police officer arrived to say...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
New Country MINI Cooper, in partnership with Staples in West Hartford and Family Services of Hartford Public Schools, will dispatch a MINI Cooper motorcade to the Staples store parking lot to be stuffed with desperately needed new school supplies for...