| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs: ***Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor talks to CBS' “Face the Nation.” The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. The program also looks at whether Penn State can...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:43 PM
“Face the Nation” isn't the only stop for Bill Clinton on Sunday morning. The former president also talks to “Fareed Zakaria GPS” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. this weekend. Author Salman Rushdie weighs in on religious extremism. Elsewhere...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The Sunday morning guest list: CNN's “State of the Union” features Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., discussing the fiscal cliff. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Discussing the fallout from Benghazi will be Sen. Roy...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Thousands of union workers gathered across Illinois today to protest Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposed budget cuts that include mass layoffs and the closure and consolidation of several state facilities, including prisons.
State employees represented by...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Governor Pat Quinn has asked a federal disaster agency to reconsider granting aid to five southern Illinois counties that were struck by tornadoes last month.
“It’s time for our state and federal governments to come together ... to help...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:42 AM
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOP delegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
"Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert"
Little Bookroom, $19.95
This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Nearly every national or international beauty contest features a question period when some aspiring beauty queen voices her desire for “world peace” in answer to an innocuous puffball question. However, this year, as in the past, world peace...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Gart Westerhout, an internationally known radio astronomer who established the astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park and was scientific director at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, died Sunday of congestive heart...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:59 PM
If you're a regular viewer of the WGN News at Five, you know I have plenty of geek in me.
So imagine how I felt when I visited ACME Design, Inc. The Elgin company builds all kinds of props, protypes, and replicas of....well.....ANYTHING. You name it,...