| Feb 23, 2011
| 7:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Local union members are headed to Wisconsin Wednesday to show their support for rallies that have taken place in that state's capital for several days.
A delegation of 160 working people from all walks of life will travel to...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:37 AM
New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature gave final approval on Thursday to a plan that would force public workers to pay more for benefits -- a signature issue for Republican Governor Chris Christie.
The bill, which was bitterly opposed by public-...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:32 AM
When your 5-year-old daughter wants to play "I Spy" and says, "I spy with my little eye ..." and decides that her mystery object starts with a "B," and then she points to a bar — one of the iron bars on the door of a jail cell — you know you'...
| Jul 6, 2011
MIDDLETON, Wis. – National Mustard Day is Aug. 6, and thousands of people will show up in this cute city to celebrate all things mustard. Everyone from fanatical mustard freaks to fun-loving families looking for something unusual to do will show up....
| Oct 21, 2010
| 7:44 AM
For the second time in a week, the City of Bloomington has been recognized nationally. SmartMoney, a publication of the Wall Street Journal, has selected Bloomington as one of nine cities featured in an article called "The New Best Places to Retire."
| Mar 5, 2011
| 11:45 AM
One of the 14 Wisconsin State Senators on the run to block Republican Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to end collective bargaining has hit a road block.
According to published reports, Sen. Tim Cullen says talks with Republicans stalled Thursday. He...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Negotiation -- not confrontation.
That's the message from King County Executive Dow Constantine today, who sharply criticized the style and substance of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's assault on public employee unions.
Constantine condemned a vote by...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 1:57 PM
A Madison, Wis., man has been brought back to Illinois to face murder charges in the killing of a 16-year-old girl in her South Side apartment in 1991, officials said today.
Steven Dixon, 36, was 16 at the time of Tiffany Lindsey's death from multiple...
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:40 AM
For some reason, rock 'n' rollers seem to be obsessed with pie. Songs written about the delicious dessert are unusually numerous. From Led Zeppelin's "Custard Pie" to Warrant's "Cherry Pie" the subject keeps working its way into songs.
| Mar 15, 2010
If you're one of many people who sneeze through allergy season or suffer bouts of clogged sinuses, you may wonder if your nasal passages are really worth the trouble. Sure, you get a few good smells every once in a while, but does that really justify...