| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:27 PM
RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife.
McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:14 AM
A flood control plan for Park Ridge's Country Club neighborhood will return to the City Council in January, six months after aldermen put it on hold to get a second opinion that they then decided to forgo.
Representatives from Christopher B. Burke...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:24 PM
President Obama urged Americans on Tuesday to set aside their fears of Ebola and make sure that U.S. healthcare workers who go to West Africa are "applauded, thanked and supported" when they return home.
If those workers successfully fight the deadly...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year.
Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department.
Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The first thing that springs to mind about my encounter in 2010 with Elvis Presley photographer Alfred Wertheimer, the man who shot the celebrated intimate images of Presley on the cusp of stardom in 1956, was the marrow-deep passion about his vocation....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:11 PM
About 60 Fort Eustis soldiers said goodbye to their loved ones Wednesday morning during a ceremony at the Anderson Field House as they deploy to West Africa in support of the efforts there to quell the Ebola epidemic.
None know when they will return....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:51 AM
A 73-old-Sugar Grove man died after striking a utility pole in his pickup truck Friday afternoon near Aurora West County Forest Preserve near west suburban Aurora, according to authorities.
Rodger Lambert, 73, of the 300 block of Maple Avenue, was...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers' money.
But it won't be able to use money from those same ratepayers to advocate against new federal clean-water rules.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller.
Release date: Oct. 3
Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
| Dec 14, 2014
One of Norfolk's longtime federal judges has announced his retirement, saying he will step aside next summer after nearly 28 years on the bench.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy E. Miller, who began the job in September 1987, will retire on Aug. 31.