| Jan 27, 2013
A spectacular fire last week that destroyed two Bridgeport warehouses was a dramatic reminder of the city's long history battling fires. Flashback was reminded — with the help of its readers — of three similar warehouse and industrial blazes...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15.
Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
| May 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
When DuPage County officials wanted to build 91 new units of affordable housing eight years ago, they didn’t bother to follow federal rules that required them to request proposals from developers.
They didn’t bother to even look outside their...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Two DuPage businesswomen who illegally used money from customers at their Wheaton title company for their personal use each were sentenced today to 10 years in prison and ordered jointly to pay $1.8 million in restitution.
Pamela Williams, 58, of Darien,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:44 PM
A Darien man on Tuesday tried to plead guilty in court to hate crime and aggravated battery charges but denied accusations he used a racial slur during a physical altercation with two African-American men.
Ali Akel, 32, of the 7800 block of Del Court,...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Tickets to see the Uproar festival -- featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Sevendust and Escape The Fate -- in Virginia Beach on Sept. 1 go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 8, promoters have announced.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 2:10 PM
SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Pat Quinn today overhauled the board overseeing the prepaid college tuition program that is under fire for slow sales, an arguably risky investment strategy and a $300 million shortfall.
Quinn named five new appointees -- half of...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 7:49 PM
Purdue struggled with poor shooting once again Saturday night and this time an early hole proved too tough to excape.
Richmond took advantage of the Boilermakers' woes to claim an early lead it never relinquished on the way to a 65-54 victory and a...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict.
The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 9:45 AM
One person was killed during a 3-car crash early this morning on I-55 near west suburban Darien, according to Illinois State Police.
The three vehicles collided on southbound I-55 at Lemont Road near Darien at 3:50 a.m. killing one driver, according to...