| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Chloe, an 85-pound Irish wolfhound, is built like a pony, but the legs that support her splay out at an odd angle.
The Aberdeen Area Humane Society is raising money to pay for a $7,000 surgery that is scheduled for Thursday.
It's unknown if her legs...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
If you are one of those people who rarely carry cash or forget to take it along, there's a smartphone app that might interest you.
Venmo, a digital wallet company, has an app that makes it easy to exchange money, split bills and make good on IOUs....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:53 PM
As anyone's who stood outside a club in snowy, rainy or windy Chicago weather can attest, waiting in line sucks. Frequent clubgoers and friends of the club promoter might have a free pass, but a new app called Own the Night hopes to extend the VIP...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — In what was described as the biggest-ever international money-laundering scheme, a federal grand jury has indicted a company on criminal charges that it used "virtual" currency to launder more than $6 billion in ill-gotten gains....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department. Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.
These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:44 PM
I opened up my computer on Wednesday evening intending to play "Criminal Case" when a pop-up ad for Weight Watchers took over the screen. I would have clicked through it but for some crazy reason the word "sale" flashing over and over tricked me into...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The New America of George Packer's ambitious history, "The Unwinding," is a morally compromised patchwork of failed institutions, Ponzi schemes, bankruptcies, foreclosures, ignorance and fear.
But it is also a country where idealism still exists, and...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:38 AM
Imperial County firefighters responded to a brush fire north of Holtville at the intersection of the Highline Canal and Hartshorn Road at 8 a.m. Sunday.
It burned about 10 acres, said Capt. Charlie Seaman, and took a little more than four hours to put...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 12:15 AM
CALEXICO — The community came out to help one of their own Saturday during a fundraiser for a family who lost their father and whose mother was badly injured during a mobile home fire in late December.
The event was organized by several people,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A federal grand jury indicted a New York woman for lying to FBI agents who were investigating a fraudulent fundraising scheme she is accused of operating following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown last month.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Puffing dabs. No mawltards spilling schwill on me. No Alaska bathroom lines. And puffing dabs. #couchtour positives. — @walker_albert, Dec. 28, 2012.
It's a weekday night in the suburbs. The kids are in bed, and you're wide awake. What to do?...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:29 PM
I am on a quest of sorts, and it has to do with bubbles.
A serious gum fanatic, I was thrilled when my boyfriend bought me bubble gum that he found at a grocery store in California. The gum came packaged in adorable miniature boxes featuring...