LeBron James is soon going to be in the NBA record books as the most prolific scorer ever. But for all his accomplishments on the basketball court, it is James' ambitious pursuits off-the-court that may ultimately distinguish his legacy from other superstar athletes'. James co-founded an entertainment company, bought stakes in professional baseball and soccer franchises and, with help from product endorsements, his net worth is estimated to be above $1 billion. The off-court achievement James is most proud of is working to uplift the lives of people in his hometown of Akron. Many athletes have excelled in one or more of these areas. But few have done all of them as well as James.
MEDIA, Pa. — In a region where everyone is decked out in Philadelphia Eagles gear, especially with the team headed to the Super Bowl for the second time in six seasons, Ed Kelce is easy to spot. He is a tall, sturdy man with broad shoulders and meaty hands, and even at 71 has a thick head of hair that's parted down the middle and more salt than pepper. What's different about Kelce is ...
A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to weapons and threat charges in the case, and a judge raised his bail to more than $1 million.
At least eight Western state transportation agencies use various techniques to set off avalanches, aiming to keep motorists safe and protect roads from damage and lengthy closures.
The industry has long relied on immigrants to bolster its ranks, and they’ll be critical to meeting future staffing needs, experts say. But as the baby boom generation fills beds, policymakers are slow to open new pathways for foreign workers.
You may wonder how I got my start as a builder. The hook was set in Boy Scouts, when I obtained my home repairs merit badge. I then helped pay my way through college working on the weekends and during the summer for a man who restored old homes that he bought out of foreclosure. After graduating from college with my geology degree, I decided to start my own construction business.
Q: I read your column regarding a condominium owner that was denied homeowner’s insurance coverage for sewer water damage he sustained. I don’t believe your answer adequately responds to the issue at hand. It may be relevant in Illinois, but there are substantial differences in other states, and specifically in Florida.
New Badgers QB Tanner Mordecai played against new coach Luke Fickell the past two seasons. Mordecai left an impression that led to Fickell recruiting him in the transfer portal.
The U.K. Supreme Court ruled that a viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern art gallery breached the privacy of residents of luxury apartments next door, saying the scrutiny made residents feel like animals in a zoo.
From 2016 to 2021, nearly every state saw a spike in the number of young adults between ages 25 and 44 forming new households, a development w…
The Illinois native and projected nose tackle was the lone Badgers recruit to sign during national signing day.
A house fire in the 2400 block of 53rd Street displaced three people Wednesday according to Kenosha Fire Department officials.
Solar energy could be coming to Wheatland, with a proposed solar farm capable of powering every household in the town getting a favorable reco…
KENOSHA — Audiences are invited to take a journey through Willy Wonka's world of imagination — and chocolate — when Bradford High School's pro…
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Despite what T.S. Eliot said about April, February is the cruelest month.
O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 5 now has more space to accommodate planes and passengers after 10 new gates opened for airlines’ use.
The Downtown Kenosha Catholic office building, 4816 Seventh Ave., is “uninhabitable” after a fire Tuesday morning that caused “significant” da…
An old water tower in Kenosha’s White Caps subdivision between 99th and 63rd avenues could be replaced with a new “tree” of sorts.
The body of a 96-year-old woman has been found inside a freezer in a garage behind a northwest Chicago apartment building.
Lisa Keenan had fallen through a weak spot in the Spring Harbor ice and likely would have died had it not been for ice fisherman Pat Klingelhoets' quick actions.
As the federal government debates whether to require higher staffing levels at nursing homes, financial records show owners routinely push profits to sister companies while residents are neglected. “A dog would get better care than he did,” one resident’s wife said.
SiFi Networks is preparing for the operation of three “huts” strategically placed throughout Kenosha to serve as conduits and to support the c…
Social life in the Norwegian village of Longyearbyen — hemmed in by mountains, a glacier and a fjord on a remote Arctic island — has long revolved around its only church.