| 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Twelve homicides were reported in Chicago during the last week, with two killings in the city's South Chicago community area, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On Monday, a 25-year-old man was shot to death in the 8300 block...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Isn't democracy grand? Or messy? Or both? Anyway, after months of citizens spitting vitriol like chewing tobacco at each other, making numbers sing, making numbers dance, doing everything just short of proclaiming that a baseball stadium will either...
| 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...
| 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 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 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.
| 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 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
American kids are heading back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income.
Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children.
Thirty years ago, the average gap on...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Last week was indeed a sad episode for the citizens of Florida. My colleagues in the Legislature and I were in Tallahassee for a special session to redraw two Central Florida congressional districts that Circuit Court Judge Terry P. Lewis ruled were...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Of the 15 homicides logged in Chicago in the last two weeks, two killings occurred in Englewood, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Friday, a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death in the 7300 block of South Halsted Street, according to...