| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
New York police fired on a man who was acting erratically Saturday night at a busy midtown intersection in Manhattan, wounding two bystanders, according to social media and news media reports.
“OMG just witnessed NYPD gun down a pedestrian in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that devastated America. Once again, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on TV recalling those events and their impact on our...
| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Coach transformed Fresno State football
Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:42 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Orlando Sentinel writes that a new deal may pave the way for an Orlando-Miami train as well as a toll road in Osceola County that would open up rural...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The controversy over Metra's approval of a $740,000 severance package for its ousted CEO has cast a harsh spotlight on the commuter rail agency's little-known board of directors.
It's also revived a decades-old question of why Chicago's transportation...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below.
The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Kate Fry will star as Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" as part of the 2013-14 season at Writers' Theatre Chicago. Kimberly Senior will direct the new production of the famously passionate drama for a January opening.
The fall at Writers' Theatre, located...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Writers Theatre in Glecoe has announced some of its seasonal casting for 2013-14.
- "Port Authority" will feature Patrick Clear, Rob Fenton and John Hoogenakker.
- "Hedda Gabler" will star Kate Fry and feature Scott Parkinson, Chaon Cross, Sean...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Toyota is branching out beyond hybrids to ramp up its exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technology.
This week, three of the automaker’s reps head to Aspen, Colo., for the TED-esque Ideas Festival to “underscore Toyota’s commitment to...