| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Adding lanes to Laguna Canyon Road seemed like an unpopular solution to congestion on the main entryway into the city when a city-hired consultant unveiled an initial report on the corridor Tuesday.
RBF Consulting, which has an office in Irvine, has...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:22 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal.
Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...
| Aug 30, 2014
On a previous visit to Tallahassee, your travel correspondent found himself snarled in a rush-hour traffic jam, not the best way to conclude an otherwise fine afternoon at Florida's Capitol and the Museum of Florida History.
When I returned last week, I...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:05 AM
BOGOTA, Colombia Every morning at rush hour, seven young women and four men plow into the capital's mass transit system, blend into the crowd, and then wait. In the jostle and crush of commuters, they stay alert for those who might be enjoying the cramped...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Commuters, brace yourselves. You might want to avoid State Street downtown next month.
A $650,000 State Street resurfacing project from Van Buren Street to Wacker Drive will begin next week.
The project, which is paid for using federal and state...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:59 AM
Nearly three-quarters of a million Marylanders are expected to hit the roads and airways this Labor Day weekend even as the state struggles with congestion at its largest airport, on its most-traveled highway and around some of its largest tourist...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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.,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Television may be churning out more original programming than ever, but Emmy voters on Monday opted for a healthy dose of repeats.
Throwing off the temptation to heap honors on up-and-comers such as Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" or HBO's "True...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:41 AM
A woman who was punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the 10 Freeway said she wants "justice done" and for the officers to be put behind bars.
The woman, identified by her attorney as 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock, made the comments...