| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Cook County sheriff’s officers and police in Aurora and Elgin took part in a nationwide prostitution sting over the Columbus Day weekend that netted more than 200 arrests – most of which were of men soliciting sex acts, authorities announced...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 5:06 PM
When Willie Ross returned to his South Chicago home one day in March after cashing his retirement check and buying groceries, two men took advantage of an unlocked door, burst into his home and beat up Ross and his wife.
Today, weeks after Ross died Aug....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Tickets to see the Uproar festival -- featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Sevendust and Escape The Fate -- in Virginia Beach on Sept. 1 go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 8, promoters have announced.
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:11 AM
Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel make up the duo Mates of State, a modern pop band that delivers sunny melodies that won't blind you with stupidity. Their music would be perfect for radio -- except that modern radio, commercial seems intent on fending off...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 4:14 AM
It's hard to get a handle on the London rock band Noah and the Whale. Just when you think you've figured out what they're up to, they change.
On the band's 2008 debut album "Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down" Charlie Fink and friends gave us tuneful...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel dropped a couple jokes and met privately with donors for a few minutes at a Chinatown fundraiser that netted about $40,000 for a Cook County circuit judge.
Emanuel told supporters of Judge Laura Liu that he wasn't staying long Thursday...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
William Frederick Collins Jr., 92, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at the Julia Manor Health Care Center.
Born Wednesday, March 26, 1919, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late William Frederick Collins Sr. and the late Helen...
| Nov 23, 2011
Neil Diamond takes his greatest hits on the road in highly-anticipated 2012 North American summer tour
Rock and Pop Icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:56 AM
Margaret "Lorraine" (Joyce) Brazones ended her long battle with diabetes and kidney disease on Aug. 6, 2011, at the Northern Michigan Regional Hospital.
Lorraine was born on March 1, 1925, in Richland Center, Wis., to Erma and Harry Joyce and was the...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2008
Jack Hoffman bought 300 acres of slightly rolling farmland northwest of Chicago in 1953 and covered it with three-bedroom ranch-style houses, seeding the suburb that now bears his name, Hoffman Estates.
Mr. Hoffman, 85, died of a brain hemorrhage...