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Carjacking Suspect Returned To Illinois To Face Charges, Including Murder

You may remember a carjacking spree that started in Uptown in December 2013. Rockie Douglas of Beach Park, Illinois. allegedly encountered a middle-aged woman at Irving Park and Broadway and took her minivan. The next day he was confronted...Show More Summary

Don't Miss The 13th Annual Andersonville Arts Weekend

29 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Spend this weekend enjoying local art in one of Chicago's coolest neighborhoods! Andersonville Arts Weekend will feature 90+ artists in 40+ local businesses, and the beautiful fall weather is the perfect excuse to get out and experience it all. [ more › ]

Study intended to boost street vendors could be used against them

An advocacy campaign to help New York City street vendors is promoting a national study designed to boost the cause. But opponents of vendors could use the report against them. The 52-page... To view the full story, click the title link.

Sheriff's detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Maywood

A man was shot by Huntington Park police Tuesday evening in Maywood, authorities said.  Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives were en route to the site of the shooting at 54th Street and Maywood Avenue, sheriff’s Deputy Jeffrey A. Gordon said. The shooting did not involve sheriff’s deputies,...

Gothamist Readers Invited To Advance Screening Of Nasty Baby Starring Kristen Wiig And Sebastián Silva

Opening October 23rd, Nasty Baby is a new film centered on a Brooklyn couple, Freddy (Sebastian Silva) and his boyfriend Mo (Tunde Adebimpe), who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly (Kristen Wiig). The...Show More Summary

New York's largest benefits consulting firms

Crain’s 2015 edition of the area’s largest benefits consulting firms shows the same 20 as last year’s version. But the identity of this group is soon to change, as companies are... To view the full story, click the title link.

Small firms in a pinch for health insurance options

Richard Romanoff, owner of the Bronx meat distributor Nebraskaland, decided to give Health Republic Insurance a shot when it debuted in 2014. The price was right—the lowest quote—and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Dunwoody Tidbits - Taylor Wesley, home tour today, food truck, football, races, bbq, beer, burgers, ballot, carnival & much more.

Taylor Wesley Very proud to read about another great Dunwoody Homecoming Queen! 43rd annual Dunwoody Home Tour is today from 9:30 to 3 pm.Food Truck Thursday is hosted by your new Dunwoody City Councilwoman, Ms. Pam Tallmadge and she...Show More Summary

Where Am I Located?

Where in Uptown can you find this carved granite baseball? Bonus points: What is its signficance?

District officials violating law on language access, lawsuit says

Suit alleges non-English speakers seeking food stamps are not getting interpreters as required.

No. 3 Westfield strikes early, then holds on to beat No. 4 Robinson

FIELD HOCKEY | Claire Eller’s goal 10 minutes improves enough as Bulldogs run winning streak to nine with 1-0 victory.

Beanbag shotgun vanishes from Sheriff's Department patrol car in Compton

A shotgun loaded with beanbags but capable of firing lethal rounds went missing from a patrol car in Compton over the weekend, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help to find it. A deputy put the gun into the trunk of the car about 9 p.m. Friday at the Compton...

L.A. County supervisors vote to make interim chief executive permanent

Los Angeles County supervisors emerged from a closed session Tuesday and announced that they had voted to appoint interim county Chief Executive Sachi Hamai to the position permanently. The county has been without a permanent CEO for nearly a year, since former CEO William T Fujioka retired in...

Democratic lawmaker recommended for auditor general

A legislative panel has recommended that Democrat Rep. Frank Mautino serve as the new state auditor general, who oversees how tax dollars are spent. The Legislative Audit Commission on Tuesday voted 11-1 in favor of Mautino of Spring Valley, the former co-chair of the panel. The matter now goes...

Woman convicted in baby-selling case sentenced for running puppy mill

A 56-year-old woman sentenced to federal custody in 2012 for her role in what prosecutors called an international baby-selling ring was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months in custody for running an unlicensed puppy mill. Carla Chambers violated the terms of her probation by running the puppy mill out...

Extra, Extra: There's A Butt Lamp That Turns On When You Spank It

Disney is considering variable pricing (kind of like Uber), a baby penguin named Eagle and more end of day links. [ more › ]

Woman punched by CHP officer arrested again on same freeway

A woman captured on video last year being punched repeatedly by a California highway patrol officer on the 10 Freeway was arrested Tuesday and taken in for a mental health evaluation after she wandered into traffic on the same stretch of roadway, CHP officials said. Marlene Pinnock, who received...

Power companies reach deal with D.C. regulators

D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser announced her support on Tuesday for the $6.4 billion takeover of Pepco by Chicago-based energy company Exelon Corp.

Savage Love Letter of the Day: She Can't Unread That

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 34-year-old male and I've been dating a woman on and off for the past eight months (she's 27, though I'm not sure that matters much to the story). I really care about this person, and she opened up a serious can of worms recently when she opened up my sketchbook/journal one morning when I went to work. Show More Summary

Selecting NASA’s next space probe(s)

Van Kane offers up an informed look at the five finalists in NASA’s current cost-capped Discovery mission selection process. These are: • DAVINCI (Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging) proposal to drop an instrumented probe into Venus’ atmosphere. Show More Summary

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