New home prices hold record high

Finishing touches are being put on new homes underneath construction final month in Carlsbad, Calif.(Photo: Lenny Ignelzi AP) Sales of new homes rose in Apr to a second top spin given a summer of 2008 while a median cost for a new home strike a record high, serve signs that housing is recovering. New-home sales […]

Shopping Addictions Are Real, And They Can Ruin Lives

Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images Author Buzz Bissinger suggested this week that his selling obsession has cost him some-more than $600,000. See Also These Are The Victoria’s Secret Items For Teens That Parents Are Furious About ‘Friday Night Lights’ Author Buzz Bissinger Spent $638,412 On Clothing In 3 Years JCPenney’s Last Hope Is Here And It Looks […]

2 children die in Englewood fire, 2 others rescued

A young boy and girl died this morning after they and two other children were left home alone in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, officials say. The girl, 2, and the boy, 3, were found in a back bedroom after firefighters cut through burglar bars on the brick and stone two-flat in the […]