| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Town houses will be constructed along vacant property on Route 59 in Naperville despite resistance from some nearby residents and commercial property owners.
The Naperville City Council has agreed to change the zoning of slightly more than 17 acres...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:58 PM
An extensive and intriguing story in a Phoenix newspaper suggests that there might be more to the deaths of 19 elite firefighters this summer than just a freak storm that whipped the fire near Yarnell, Ariz., around them, cutting off their escape.
| Aug 22, 2013
Re “Angelenos' vision of their river is a made-up memory,” Perspective, Aug. 16
Regarding your article on river memories: I was born in Los Angeles in 1939. The first time I saw a river outside of Los Angeles, I said to my parents: “...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:15 AM
LAS VEGAS -- The 148 horses stand in corrals outside a rural Nevada auction house, awaiting their fate as a legal battle continues to swirl over whether the animals are domestic horses that can legally go to slaughter or wild mustangs that deserve the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A Tennessee woman named her baby Messiah, but she and the boy's father couldn't agree on whose last name he should bear. So they went to court.
Except at a hearing in Cocke County Chancery Court on Thursday, Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:59 PM
It's vital to Costa Mesa citizens that we preserve the essential character of our city while planning intelligently to accommodate development.
On Aug. 20, the city held its third public outreach meeting on the update of the general plan. The good part...
| Aug 27, 2013
Even as the Rim fire in and around Yosemite National Park rages on, the U.S. Forest Service already has exhausted its firefighting budget for the year, which had been reduced by sequestration cuts. Not that the agency will stop fighting wildfires, but...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The year was 1907 and agricultural leaders in South Dakota recognized that conducting research on the soils, crops and rangelands of South Dakota would be important to helping the state's future progress. With much of the research at that time focused...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn praised Orland Park for its focus on green infrastructure this week during a ceremonial bill signing at the village's LEED-certified police station.
"Orland Park is a real leader in thinking green and acting green," Quinn said. "We want...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Many people see various animals or faces in the puffy clouds of a midsummer day. Me? I'm more of a see-things-in-rock-formations kind of guy. You know, things like the former "Old Man Of The Mountain," a jumble of granite that once stood on the side of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made an impassioned call this week to overturn "stand your ground" laws in states across the nation in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in Trayvon Martin's shooting death.
But is there any hope of that happening...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:53 PM
PIERRE — Waterfowl hunters would get bigger bag limits for ducks and geese in South Dakota this fall under the seasons proposed by the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission.
South Dakota would need federal agreement to change the possession...