| 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....
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:32 PM
No one has called Maryland's 3rd Congressional District pretty.
The irregular shape of the district currently represented by Rep. John Sarbanes has been compared to a Rorschach test and a crime scene blood spatter spread across Central Maryland. The New...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:00 PM
While Chicago saw a slight decrease in homicides in 2014, communities such as Humboldt Park—where gang recruitment has turned deadly—and Rogers Park saw a jump in slayings even as some South Side areas marked double-digit declines in killings,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Here's how Florida's recent population surge, making it the third largest state, has an impact:
Congress: More residents mean more representation in the U.S. House. Florida's 17.6-percent growth in the 2010 Census brought two new House seats to the...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:06 AM
The Rev. Ira Acree says he was stopped at a red light on the West Side on a warm night this past summer when a Chicago police officer in a squad car suddenly cursed and shouted at him to pull over.
The officer accused him of texting on his cell phone...