| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Utah has filed its opening salvo defending its ban on gay marriage, while in Virginia, a federal judge will hear arguments about that state’s similar law in the latest legal maneuvering over the right for same-sex couples to marry.
| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:53 AM
Virginia’s football program Wednesday unveiled a 17-player recruiting class that includes two prospects coveted by ACC rivals and national powers. Yet under the league’s scheduling format, Andrew Brown, Quin Blanding and company will never...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Groundhog Day passed uneventfully at the Funny Money house, where we do, indeed, have our very own groundhog, despite several visits from the local trapping service to drag the critter out from under our deck before his tunneling damages the foundation....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Listen closely and you can almost hear Ray crooning: “Georgia, Georgia / The whole day through / Just an old sweet song / Keeps Georgia on my mind.” Well, it’s either Ray Charles or Old Man Winter; I can’t decide.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:44 AM
A rare thunder snowstorm caused near white-out conditions just in time for the evening rush and pushed the city to its fifth-snowiest winter season ever.
Thunder, accompanied by lightning, rumbled through downtown and across the area as snow fell at a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Weather Channel is gearing up for the Super Bowl and Emmaus grad Alexandra Wilson will be right in the mix. Alex, one of the newest on-air meteorologists at the 24-hour weather channel will be with fellow staffer Mike Bettes......
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:23 PM
There are certain traditional editorial cartoons I like to draw. Christmas cartoons, New Year's Day, Labor Day, Groundhog Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Veterans Day, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Father's Day and that annual...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday:
It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:28 AM
After two days of major disruptions and cancellations, Metra trains ran normal schedules this morning though some commuters waited more than half an hour in the cold because of delays.
Most of the delays were on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe line,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Mike and Molly Season 4 premieres at 9pm Monday, Nov. 4, on CBS. When it debuted in 2010, the buzz on Mike & Molly was that it had the audacity to treat overweight people as — gasp! — regular people, and make them the focus of the show as...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:30 AM
What's the first sign that the holidays are upon us? The ugly, inflatable six-foot Santas on sale with the Fourth of July mosquito candles? The delicate strains of "The Little Drummer Boy" wafting over your back-to-school shopping in September? Or is it...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:50 PM
There are things worse than death. One could, for example, wake up each morning to find it's the day before your 16th birthday — again. In "Haunter," Lisa (Abigail Breslin) lives this "Groundhog Day" nightmare day after day, a rebellious teen doomed...