| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Priced out of much of Los Angeles, young professionals are zeroing on several neighborhoods around USC and to the west, as the expanding Expo light rail line delivers new residents to the area.
Communities such as Jefferson Park, Leimert Park and West...
| 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...
| 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 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IT'S NOT hard to understand why so many (TV) series are based in the nation's capital. Political terrain is familiar: Washington, like show business, is everybody's business ... most of all everybody hates politicians, so much so that contempt for...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:58 PM
New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English.
Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:19 PM
There were times when Robert Udrow appeared to be in control of the addictions and mental health issues that plagued his family.
But after each sign of progress – a job or a completed college class – those old demons would return.
| 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...