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  • 'Birthplace networks' are a boon to immigrant homeowners, study says

    'Birthplace networks' are a boon to immigrant homeowners, study says
    Native-born Americans looking to move into homeownership for the first time could learn a thing or two from immigrant homeowners, according to recent research. Economists at Rutgers University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found that...
  • Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]

    Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]
    Ask some neighbors or colleagues about their Labor Day weekend tomorrow, and prepare to hear how busy it was. Several malls featured back to school sales, kids had a baseball tournament, lots of e-mails to catch up with at work, and the house needed...
  • Ancient Metro-North Desperately Needs Huge Investments

    It's a terrible irony that on Thursday, the day after a report on Metro-North railroad safety came out, a century-old overhead wire snapped, delaying trains during rush hour in Norwalk. The final report by the panel assigned to study the commuter rail's...
  • Flash flood warnings in west, south suburbs

    Flash flood warnings in west, south suburbs
    A 10-mile-wide band of thunderstorms dumped nearly 5 inches of rain on many parts of the Chicago area overnight, closing the Eisenhower Expressway for a time, halting Blue Line trains and causing flooding in several west and south suburbs. As of 7 a.m.,...
  • Failing grades for school bus safety [Editorial]

    Failing grades for school bus safety  [Editorial]
    This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
  • Before the Emmy red carpet, there's L.A.'s rush hour

    Before the Emmy red carpet, there's L.A.'s rush hour
    For the first time in 40 years, the Emmy Awards will be on Monday night. Television's best and brightest, accustomed to having the deserted streets of downtown Los Angeles to themselves on a Sunday evening, now have something else on their minds besides...
  • PACE adds commuter routes

    PACE adds commuter routes
    Commuters have a variety of new route options when taking a PACE bus into Chicago from Plainfield, Bolingbrook and Romeoville. Route 855, which rides the I-55 shoulder between downtown and Park-n-Ride sites in the suburbs, has been split into three...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway South
    The state department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on the southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in Linthicum at the Baltimore Beltway at 9:02 a.m. on Monday. No additional information was given. And the transportation department...
  • Incorrect, failed I-95 construction signs create mass confusion, huge traffic jam

    Incorrect, failed I-95 construction signs create mass confusion, huge traffic jam
    Commuters entering Baltimore from the south on Monday morning found themselves in a massive traffic jam amid widespread confusion about how to navigate a new construction pattern, in part due to a failure by the Maryland Transportation Authority to update...
  • Dramatic freeway pursuit by cops ends as driver is boxed in by traffic

    Dramatic freeway pursuit by cops ends as driver is boxed in by traffic
    A high-speed pursuit came to a dramatic end Monday morning in Tarzana when a driver fleeing police got stuck in traffic and was pulled from his vehicle at gunpoint in front of onlookers. The chase began about 8:30 a.m. on the eastbound 101 Freeway in...
  • Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.

    Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.
    Jimmy Kimmel apparently wanted to beat traffic Monday afternoon: The late-night host and wife Molly McNearney took public transportation to the Emmy Awards and chronicled their journey. And why not? For the first time in 40 years, TV's stars were...