| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Nikki Giovanni will read her work as part of the Chicago Public Library's PoetryFest and the Poetry Foundation's Poetry Off the Shelf series at 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.;...
| Feb 25, 2011
We first told you about former death row inmate Anthony Graves last year. He spent 18 years in prison for murders he did not commit. His name was cleared last October.
Graves was wrongfully convicted of murdering a family, including four children and...
| Oct 14, 2010
A teenage girl who stabbed a classmate in the neck during an argument over a pair of pants was sentenced Thursday.
The 15-year-old Crawford High School student was sentenced to a maximum 480 days in custody in a youthful offender program after pleading...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:42 PM
State Rep. Joe Brennan had a blood alcohol level of 0.30 percent — almost four times the legal limit — when he was arrested in Bethlehem in June after driving home from Harrisburg, Bethlehem police said.
Brennan's blood alcohol level was made...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
| Oct 28, 2010
Thursday, for the first time in 18 years, Anthony Graves woke up a free man.
"It's still not real to me," said Graves at the office of his Houston-based attorney, Katherine Scardino. "Eighteen years I woke up to. Some steel doors, going through hell....
| Mar 6, 2011
| 1:50 PM
White House Chief of Staff William Daley said on Sunday the Obama administration was considering tapping into the U.S. strategic oil reserve as a way to help ease soaring oil prices. Speaking on NBC television's "Meet the Press," Daley said: "We are...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The U.S. government reiterated that it could tap its strategic oil reserves in order to safeguard economic growth as surging gasoline prices increase pressure for action.
While longstanding U.S. policy is to release reserves only in the event of a...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:08 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — One person can make a difference. You just have to believe in yourself, be patient, put in many hours of work, and, sometimes — just sometimes — search far and wide for Spanish translators.
That was the message...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:34 AM
While many Marylanders might consider their state a hotbed of political corruption, a leading expert on state government told lawmakers Friday that the Free State is a "model" for other states in its ethical standards.
Alan Rosenthal, a political science...
| Apr 19, 2012
The following students graduated from Woodland Job Corps, in Laurel, by completing all center requirements and obtained placement in a career or advanced education opportunity:
Advance culinary: Patricia Almodovar, Giovanni Croix Cruz, Orben Diaz,...