| Jul 16, 2013
Your doctor hands you a prescription for a blood pressure drug. But is it the right one for you?
You're searching for a new primary-care physician or a specialist. Is there a way you can know whether the doctor is more partial to expensive, brand-name...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:45 AM
A state tax examiner been fired after an investigation concluded that she misused taxpayer-funded resources to help her win election as a union officer, and to engage in part-time employment outside her government job.
Maryellen Greene, a state...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Pro-nationalism English Defence League activists seemed to be itching for a street brawl to break up a scheduled anti-nationalist demonstration in downtown Birmingham, England, on July 18, causing the city to mobilize more than 1,000 police — when...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Nothing has occurred recently, William and Mary athletic director Terry Driscoll said this week, that would prompt the school to consider bolting the Colonial Athletic Association for a new conference.
Driscoll pays attention to the landscape and said...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:20 AM
When Anthony Weiner continued to flaunt his dong across the Internet after a sexting scandal cost him everything, he didn't just betray his long-suffering wife (again). He also laid a blow to all of us sex-positive people who rushed to his defense when he...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Twenty-nine of the 56 summer workers at the state Department of Transportation this year have the same last name as a full-time DOT worker or official — increasing the appearance that, despite denials, family connections and favoritism play a role...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Ousted Metra CEO Alex Clifford implicated at least two board members in a patronage complaint shortly before he began negotiating a generous severance package with the commuter rail system, officials publicly acknowledged for the first time Wednesday....
| Jul 3, 2013
After tests found worrisome levels of arsenic in American rice last fall, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would test 1,000 additional samples by the end of the year and issue recommendations "promptly."
Nearly 10 months later, the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The FBI has released the file from its early 1990s investigation into LAPD conduct during Rodney King's beating and arrest.
The file consists almost entirely of press clippings from newspapers such as The Times, the Los Angeles Daily News and the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Lake Bluff trustees sought clarification Monday night on a recent court decision in Illinois about emails and text messages sent during public meetings about public business.
Peter Friedman, village attorney and a partner at Holland & Knight said the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:56 AM
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval — just not the one you're...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The Citizen Advocacy Center, based in Elmhurst, recently announced leadership changes, with longtime director Terry Pastika shifting to a consulting role and community lawyer Maryam Judar, 42, taking over as executive director.
Judar talked about the...