| May 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Bail was set at $250,000 today for a 56-year-old Blue Island man charged with possessing child pornography and an illegal weapon, authorities said.
Kirk Watson was arrested Thursday by Blue Island police at his home on the 2600 block of Grove Street,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Leon Samuel Idas, who owned a commercial used clothing business and fought the German occupation of his native Greece during World War II, died of a cerebral ailment April 12 at his home in Lauderhill, Fla. He was 87 years old and formerly lived in Bolton...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:37 AM
British rugby league player Paul Wood has lost a testicle after a collision during the English sport's showpiece final at Manchester's Old Trafford stadium on Saturday.
Wood was playing for the Warrington Wolves against Leeds Rhinos in the Super League...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:12 AM
I’m driving the 2013 Ford Escape in Brookline, Mass., and I’m hopelessly lost. Two vehicles at the event, and I pick the one without a navigation system.
Ford is introducing the redesigned Escape this fall in a marketing campaign that you...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A dozen people who authorities say are linked to an intricate, multimillion-dollar operation involving illegal pot shops in Los Angeles and Orange counties were arrested Thursday.
Authorities believe John Melvin Walker, also known as “Pops,”...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:19 AM
It is said that if you want really good Italian food, you should go to a restaurant where the chef is from Casablanca, Morocco. Nah, I made that up. But it could be a truism. The kitchen of Salute Ristorante Italiano, just over the Howard County line,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:29 PM
I wish every street in Huntington Beach had a Gwendoline Runyard.
She passed away in January at 90, a year after her husband, Bob, but left behind a remarkable trove of memories inspired by the neighborhood where she lived.
Runyard wrote in 1955:...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:16 PM
In the not so distant past, the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference has had it's struggles in the playoffs against the OK Conference. This season, the conference has already had a better showing, but has a golden opportunity to show it's metal this...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:26 AM
When Caledonia won the state championship back in 2005, they were led by a great defense. This season, the Fighting Scots have won their first 4 games and the defense is allowing less than 10 points per game. Some have even drawn comparisons to that ...
| Sep 28, 2012
Five weeks into the regular season, a new season has begun for the Rockford Rams.
The Rams opened up OK Red conference play at East Kentwood in Week five and came out with a 24-6 victory.
While the Rams get ready for a home date with West Ottawa in Week...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:34 AM
In the first public hearing since a citizen commission released its first draft of proposed California voting districts last week, about 400 people turned out Thursday evening to offer their thoughts about the maps. An overflow crowd filled the seats........