| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:30 AM
"Tidiness is learning that something is as good as it's going to get," said Anne Lamott.
Well, there is no worry that tidiness is going to take over this particular office, so don't worry. We'll just keep on fooling around, writing opinions and...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The chocolate dome, topped with edible paper printed to look like Moorish tiles, arrived a little battered Monday night at LAX. During the flight from Washington state, the cupola fell off and some of the "tiles" were scuffed.
It was but a minor setback...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Seven people were injured when two cars smashed into each other Wednesday evening in South Los Angeles.
Five patients were taken by ambulances to hospitals, and two others declined to be transported, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. The condition...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:31 PM
An Elmwood Park man was charged with criminal damage to property after he allegedly clogged a Jefferson Park police station cell toilet with mattress stuffing.
Joshua Kozlowski, 29, was arrested March 17 near his home after being accused of providing...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:15 PM
In January, President Obama announced a block-by-block approach to relieving poverty in Los Angeles. Federal money, he said, would pour into a newly created Promise Zone.
The boundaries encompassed crowded immigrant communities around MacArthur Park and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:24 PM
An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a 56-year-old robbery suspect at a Walgreens store in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to authorities.
The officer walked into the store in the 5200 block of North...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A man shot to death when an off-duty police officer interrupted him during a robbery attempt at a Jefferson Park Walgreens store lived just blocks away, authorities said.
The man has been identified as Mark Garcia, 56, of the 5800 block of North...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WE ASKED YOU: What's the toughest job interview question you've heard?
The interview process can be grueling. Recruiters can ask questions that really test the job candidate's nerves. We wanted to her about some of the toughest interview questions you've...