| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:07 PM
A semi-trailer plowed into an Amtrak train from Chicago Friday at a crossing on a rural northern Nevada highway, killing the truck driver and an Amtrak train crew member and injuring about 20 others who escaped the fiery crash, authorities said.
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Although it's known for its beautiful horse farms and as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington, Ky., has gained a new distinction — as the most sedentary city in the United States.
Along with Indianapolis and Jackson, Miss., it ranked among...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 1:28 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer was injured during an attempted robbery in the Oakland neighborhood early this morning.
At 1:46 a.m., two men approached the officer in the 3900 block of South Lake Park Avenue and tried to rob him, said police News...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:40 AM
With the summer concert season in full swing, we're still learning about new local shows. Today's big news is that Sade and John Legend are set to visit Scope in Norfolk on Sept. 12.
Sade, the singer whose soft-and-sultry style represents an artful brand...
| Aug 2, 2011
Mention concept cars to most people and they think of Buck Rogers' dream machines, like the 1951 Buick Le Sabre, with its rocket nose, fins and huge globs of chrome.
Perhaps the most interesting of these cars are two Pontiacs bodied in clear Plexiglass...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz have made names for themselves by exploring the darker sides of the city they love, Chicago. James is the director of the critically acclaimed and iconic documentary “Hoop Dreams,” while Kotlowitz is the author...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:37 PM
About 300 people with the Occupy Chicago movement marched downtown Wednesday evening to show support for fellow protesters in Oakland, where a former Marine was critically injured during a confrontation with police.
The group snaked from its home base in...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:09 PM
The way Ervin Santana was issuing free passes to first base on Thursday night, a Mariners offensive outburst seemed there for the taking.
But Santana, who allowed a season-high seven walks -- after giving up six freebies in his previous three starts...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
First, allow me to list what “Moneyball” star Jonah Hill wouldn’t talk about during our interview.
He wouldn’t say how he retaliated when co-star Brad Pitt pulled pranks on him. (He’s saving that for Letterman, he says.)...
| Nov 25, 2011
The first thing you notice about Oakland is the quiet. This is good news and bad news.
The good news: Except for the hum of nearby Lake Shore Drive, this South Side residential neighborhood has no tangled street corners with blaring car horns and no more...