| May 31, 2013
| 3:50 AM
The weekend highlights include LeBron James, Lenny Kravitz, the return of "The Killing" and the documentary "Mile Wide Tornado: Oklahoma Disaster."
Discovery Channel presents the "instamentary" on the May 20 disaster in Oklahoma at 10 p.m. Sunday. The...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Following his remarks at Thursday's announcement in Orlando that World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. will open a 26,000-square-foot Performance Center, Gov. Rick Scott met with reporters and offered condolences to the victims of the Boston Marathon...
| Jul 25, 2013
Whether you post on a Facebook profile with 20 followers or are in charge of a big brand with 20,000, everyone should have a social media crisis plan. The recent outcry over Rolling Stone's decision to put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Every so often Riccardo Muti likes to remind the local concert public that his Chicago Symphony Orchestra isn't just a superb instrument for the big Romantic, late Romantic and 20th century repertory. It plays Classical-era works with the same dedication,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Monday, April 15, the day of the Boston Marathon bombings and the federal income tax filing deadline, was the saddest day online in five years. At least that’s what the makers of the "hedonometer" computer program suggest.
Scientists at the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:01 AM
A Department of Defense training exercise that included explosions heard miles away scared some southwest suburban residents late Tuesday and early this morning.
Residents said they heard “bomb” noises from about 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tinley...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has ordered his administration to review its medical plan to deal with mass injuries in light of the Boston Marathon bombing.
The mayor today said Chicago updated its medical response plan in preparation for possible incidents linked...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
There may be no place in the earth for Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
One of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been dead more than two weeks after a dramatic showdown with police in Watertown, Mass., on April 19.
But officials and his family still don't...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, appearing today alongside Chicago Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez, said the terrorism events at the Boston Marathon last week have not and should not deter work on immigration reform.
After an appearance at the City...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A little more than a decade ago, horrific terrorist attacks left residents of New York City numb, looking for a reason to start healing, a way to move forward, a reminder of life the way it was. For a brief moment, Mike Piazza provided it.
| Apr 25, 2013
Internet sales tax: In the April 23 Business section, an article about a bill to allow states to require the collection of online sales taxes indicated that Texas was one of the few states that do not impose a sales tax. Texas does have a sales tax....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence dropped this month amid some discouraging economic news, but picked up in recent days despite the Boston Marathon bombings, according to a leading private barometer.
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Survey...