| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Two of the eight reported homicides in Chicago in the last week happened in South Lawndale on the West Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 22-year-old man was shot in the 4300 block of West 25th Place in South Lawndale...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Up until a year or two ago, tiny squares of medical tape covered all signs of Ann Lewis' age on her driver's license.
Daughter Gloria Lewis recalls her mother saying she'd rather be arrested for defacing her license than tell her age.
But as Ann Lewis...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Before developers could build Century City's first skyscraper, they had to scrape away vestiges of 20th Century Fox's back lot.
Steel-jawed machines ripped apart Peyton Place and the village where Jennifer Jones portrayed a French peasant in 1943's "The...
| 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:21 PM
The five gilded figures of Buddha sat cross-legged under sheets of plastic, lips curved in half-smiles of silent joy.
The room around them, however, was anything but silent. A nail gun rattled, a hydraulic lift groaned and a half-dozen Buddhist nuns and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:46 PM
State Sen. Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, the chairwoman of Baltimore's Senate delegation, announced her retirement Monday, effectively ceding her seat to Baltimore County Del. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam after the state merged their districts.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Using publicly available data, The Times computed poverty rates for the approved Los Angeles Promise Zone and two alternative zones following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development methodology detailed below.
The Times first identified all...