| May 7, 2013
| 5:50 AM
The museum dedicated to Princess Diana will close next year and her sons Prince William and Prince Harry will be taking possession of her belongings.
Diana left personal items to her brother, Earl Spencer, to be "looked after" until her sons turned 30....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
She was not thinking of writing a play about Anne Frank and Emmett Till.
Janet Langhart Cohen was just enjoying her life in Washington D.C.’s social whirl as the wife of former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator William S. Cohen.
But she did,...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 1:48 PM
A man and a woman died in a three-alarm house fire in southwest suburban La Grange early this morning, officials said.
The village's Fire Department received several 911 calls just after 1:30 a.m. about a fire at a house in the 900 block of South...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:38 AM
The theft of an iPhone ended with a man being stabbed on a train early Sunday morning in Kensington, according to police.
Investigators say the suspect stabbed the victim in the chest on a Manhattan-bound F-Train around 1:55 a.m. They say the victim...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:17 AM
A month or so ago, I mentioned to my 8-year-old daughter that I’d just done a phone interview with the man who trained the dogs who’ve played Sandy in every Broadway production of Annie. She responded that she’d just been reading about...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Police today warned the community about a series of armed robberies of people leaving Metra Electric line trains near the Pullman or Kensington stations.
In the three recent robberies, the victim left either the Pullman (111th St.) or Kensington (115th...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
San Diego could be improved. If the county had 75 miles of beaches instead of 70. If the Padres won a World Series or the Chargers won a Super Bowl. Or if the municipal sloganeers dropped "America's finest city" in favor of "You stay classy, San Diego."...
| Dec 19, 2010
With three active kids and no trust fund, my husband and I are big believers in the vacation rental over the hotel experience. Granted, there is no room service, but frankly, who can afford it for five? Over the years we've rented houses and apartments in...
| Dec 19, 2010
For years, my husband and I had wanted to take our children to London before the magic of "Peter Pan" and "Mary Poppins" wore off, before the older two became too jaded for the Changing of the Guard and double-decker buses, before they would rather hang...
| Feb 13, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO ST. HELIER, JERSEY
From France, Condor Ferries, http://www.condorferries.fr, carries passengers and cars from St-Malo and Manches Iles Express, http://www.manche-iles-express.com, operates passenger ferries from Granville. No daily...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
China Spree has an amazing deal on its eight-day Timeless Beijing package for two November departures and all January and February 2012...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:37 PM
What are your summer plans? Plenty of people prefer some quiet, idle time in a hammock or lounging beside the body of water of their choice. And what better time to relax with a good book? Here is a selection of books to keep you occupied no matter...