| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A Sunrise man accused of carrying out illegal gun sales in South Florida parking lots and traveling to the Middle East with desires to fight in the Syrian conflict, will remain in jail for now, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Fernando Diego Rabanal, 26,...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I found myself yelling a lot at the flat screen while watching the first four episodes of Guillermo del Toro's new horror series, "The Strain," which debuts on FX Sunday night.
At first, I thought it a residual reaction from the hours spent watching the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:50 AM
For decades, the title of the most popular Swede on network television belonged to the absent-minded chef on "The Muppet Show."
That may all change with Thursday's U.S. debut of "Welcome to Sweden," an inventive sitcom about Bruce Evans, an All-...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Hannah Choi Granade doesn't have the typical pedigree of someone running a global air-conditioning company. After all, she's young, Asian-American and a Harvard graduate to boot.
The successful 35-year-old CEO turns heads at trade shows or even client...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:06 PM
California's low-wage workers now have a little more money to pay their rent, see a doctor or hold an occasional backyard barbecue, now that the Fourth of July has come and gone.
The state's minimum wage rose one dollar Tuesday to $9 an hour.
| Jul 13, 2014
A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018.
In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
| Jul 11, 2014
We need to deliver some bad news. Are you sitting down?
Actually, that's the problem. Studies link sitting all day on your posterior--the way you likely work every day--to numerous ailments, including cardiovascular disease, deep-vein thrombosis,...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
PARIS- TrustNordisk has sold Gunnar Vikene's comedy "Here is Harnold," to multiple territories.
The Scandi giant presented a 3-minute promo at Cannes and sold the film to Germany (NFP), Japan (Nikkatsu Corporation), Switzerland (Frenetec Films), Czech...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:03 AM
"East Los High" (Hulu). A welcome second season for this Web-based Latino teen drama, set in East Los Angeles, begins this week, following some gap-bridging prequels. Originally created with an educational ulterior motive, specifically to address and...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:30 AM
If you want to understand Night + Market Song, Kris Yenbamroong's new Thai restaurant in Silver Lake, you could do worse than to look at the luu suk, a puddle of warm pig blood, strewn with feathery Southeast Asian herbs, served in a shallow bowl. The...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Gridlock is and has been a constant and destructive force for years in the nation’s capital, but just because the federal government is stuck doesn’t mean everyone else is. Both certain businesses and states are taking policy making into their...
| Jun 27, 2014
Darvin Furniture is spending $4 million to expand its Orland Park store to more than 200,000 square feet, continuing the philosophy of the third-generation, family-owned business that it operates best under one big roof.
Darvin, which opened on 2...