| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:10 PM
From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard stops at your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance rates. A 40-year-old male...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:43 PM
State regulators have greatly expanded the area of homes, schools and parks that will be tested for lead-tainted soil near a troubled battery recycling plant in Vernon.
California toxic waste regulators blame air pollution from the Exide Technologies...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The Seattle photographer Matika Wilbur has a little exercise she encourages new acquaintances to perform.
Do a Google image search for the term "Native American" and see what comes up.
The first result on a recent attempt is a grainy, sepia-toned...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between blacks and whites.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The Levine Museum of the New South, in Charlotte, N.C., recently unveiled a history exhibit that is in itself historic for the state and part of a larger national trend.
Called "LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality," the show is a combination of exhibits...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Englewood on Monday logged its 11th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 7100 block of South Green Street, police said.
Englewood, which had about 30,600 residents counted...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:59 PM
The roots of the racial unrest that has racked Ferguson, Mo., this week go back more than a century in a region that has had one foot planted in the Midwest and another in the South, historians and sociologists say.
"The St. Louis metropolitan area...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Englewood and Humboldt Park each saw two homicides in the past week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary Chicago police data.
In Englewood, a 29-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7200 block of South Morgan Street, police said....
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:26 AM
ROCKY HILL — Nearly 20,000 people call Rocky Hill home. More than 13,000 people work here. Countless thousands of others have ties to the community.
Because its future affects so many, officials working on revising the town's plan of conservation...