| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The Huy Fong Foods Sriracha factory, makers of the popular hot sauce with the rooster on the label, may be ready for a big move.
Amid its current legal woes with the city of Irwindale, which voted last week to declare the factory a public nuisance, Huy...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:23 AM
A former state lawmaker who is accused of trading child pornography online has started collecting a state pension of nearly $15,000 a year — an amount he bumped up by purchasing credit for time he didn't work.
Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, an Elgin...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Maria Fernanda Godinez, a 22-year-old from Cocoa, was out for a drink with friends at downtown Orlando's Vixen Bar early Tuesday morning when a stray bullet ended her life.
The death of a woman who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time is...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:26 PM
After more than two years of battling Longwood City Hall, Florida's court system and his neighbors — along with racking up nearly $200,000 in code-enforcement fines — Sean Law has cleaned up his yard.
"It is an improvement — it looks...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
From property tax revenue to road salt storage to stormwater detention, the city of Park Ridge and the Park Ridge Park District have issues and apparently don't even agree about how to disagree.
The park district's suggestion – create an...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Repairs to the aging Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct can't begin until the Illinois Department of Transportation approves plans to divert street traffic during construction, officials have said.
But, as Public Works Director Wayne Zingsheim told...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Burr Ridge voters will be asked in November whether the mayor and trustees should continue to be paid for serving.
At a village board meeting on Aug. 11, trustees unanimously agreed to hold the advisory referendum. The question will read, "Shall the...
| Aug 26, 2014
We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Graciela Villanueva should have been hosting a victory party on election night, celebrating a successful run for school board in this verdant valley of apples and wine grapes, peaches and hops.
She had already been appointed to the spot on the Yakima...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend.
The deaths of...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Earlier this year, the California legislature tabled a proposed referendum that sought to restore affirmative action in higher education. The measure had sailed through the Senate with a two-thirds vote and was awaiting approval in the Assembly. However,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Despite objections from many residents who packed council chambers Wednesday night, the Lake Forest Plan Commission gave initial approval to a proposal for a controversial Whole Foods development on the city’s west side.
While city officials tried...