| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Eugene Mullins was a veteran Chicago police officer from a working-class family who'd grown up "sticking up for the little guy" when in 2006 his career took a dramatic turn.
His childhood friend Todd Stroger had just been elected Cook County Board...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned.
John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:35 PM
The state of South Dakota plans to fight a proposal to cut Medicare funding to 26 rural hospitals, including those in Eureka and Bowdle.
There has been a public outcry since the recommendation was issued in August, said Doneen Hollingsworth, South...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:11 PM
More so than her words about George Zimmerman getting away with murder, I was taken aback at the sight of Juror B-29.
"She's black," I said to my daughter.
Indeed, Juror B-29 could be any one of my four daughters, my sister, my mother, my aunts...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Yo! The long-running success of the Pittsburgh Steelers apparently is not enough to keep people in parts of western Pennsylvania. Allegheny County lost 4.3 percent of its population between the 2000 Census and 2010 Census. As a result, it will......
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It's the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it's a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:03 PM
At the Library Connection in Glendale's Adams Square Saturday, librarian Kristine Markosyan read children's stories to about 10 wide-eyed toddlers in a scene that is a common sight at public libraries — except this story-time was in Armenian, and...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration changes that national GOP leaders see as critical to the next presidential election.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- Could U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, be convinced to support an immigration package similar to what passed the U.S. Senate last week? One top Democrat seems to think so. A memo sent Friday by U.S. Rep. Steve Israel -- a New Yorker...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Broward County. Dr. Smith-Baugh is responsible for leading the organization's efforts to assist Broward's African American community achieve social and economic...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
I applaud President Barack Obama's climate change policy speech Tuesday. Fundamentally, he's doing what he believes is right. Ethically, he's delivering on a promise he made in 2009 to the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen: to cut U.S....