| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:22 PM
It was 1979 and James Billie had just been elected chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Toward the end of his first meeting, he ran across a written business proposal.
“It suggested we try putting on bingo games,” he recalled...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
This painting, “Apple Pie,” by James Montgomery Flagg, is one of the works at a new exhibit “Paintings by American Illustrators from the Sanford Low Collection at the New Britain Museum of American Art,” which will open at the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 5:49 PM
James Stanley Kemp, 67, Confluence, joined the angels in heaven, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. He was born May 8, 1945 in Confluence, a son of the late James Emerson and Claudine (Umbel) Kemp. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Janet Louise (Fazenbaker)...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:31 PM
STEUBENVILLE, OHIO -- Four people are accused of forcing children into plastic containers and leaving them in there with only a hole cut out of the top for air.
James Allen Taylor, Samantha Marie Taylor, Glenn Allen Adams and Daniel Adam McKenney are...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:16 PM
How concerned are you about Brian Urlacher? Do you think his knee is something that could really hinder his performance during the upcoming year? Can the Bears be an elite defense even if Urlacher is not playing at a Pro Bowl level? Daniel G., Lincolnwood...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Chicago election board officials confirmed Tuesday that sensitive personal information for about 1,200 people was exposed online but denied allegations by a computer security firm that the breach was much broader.
The firm, Forensicon, announced it...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:10 PM
It seemed at first like a welcome break from political overload. There's nothing like a juicy sex scandal to relieve election fatigue.
But this one, it turns out, brims with suggestions of military misconduct and questions of national security that have...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Mary Arlen Allen, 90, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md.
Born Jan. 25, 1922, in Naperville, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Homer H. and Mazie M. Jennings Arlen.
She received her...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The Seminole Tribe of Florida already lays claim to profitable casinos at each end of the state and now it’s creating a gambling (and more) getaway out in the middle of nowhere.
But it’ll take time.
On Thursday, tribal officials at their...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The Chicago elections website was non-functioning most of the day today, adding to the confusion among voters who didn't realize their polling sites had changed.
The Chicago Board of Elections website, which voters could use to check where to vote,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Long lines aren't the only nuisance for some Chicagoland voters this Election Day.
About 20 percent of Cook County's polling places have changed since the last election, which sent uninformed voters to the wrong place.
Compounding the confusion was...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Chicago elections officials apologized to the hundreds of frustrated Chicago voters who were turned away from their neighborhood polling places today amid confusion and sometimes angry exchanges.
By 5 p.m. today, the elections board had fielded more than...