The incredible life of David Carll and his five generations who’ve raised families on his property

OYSTER BAY, New York — Interwoven in the history of Oyster Bay, NY, a hamlet on the North Shore of Long Island, are untold stories of African Americans that have played significant roles in shaping the fabric of the town. The incredible life of David Carll is one of these stories and his great-great-grandchildren Denise … Read more

Lucy Worsley gains her own crown in this brilliant appraisal of the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie

The funny thing about the first episode of Lucy Worsley’s three-part story of Agatha Christie is not for one minute did it question Christie’s place in the pantheon of the greats. If you grew up in the 1980s watching endless adaptations of Marples and Poirots – adaptations so gentle they made murder as consoling as … Read more

I used a metal detector to find medieval treasure — and it’s worth $47K

Two British metal detectorists may ring in the new year with more change in their pockets once their treasures go under the hammer this month. David Board, 69, discovered a medieval diamond wedding ring worth an estimated $47,000 in southwest England in February 2020, according to media reports. The gold ring — believed to have … Read more

The People’s Piazza: A History of Covent Garden, review: nobody does it better than David Olusoga

There are places in London which attract tourists in their droves, simply because they have name recognition. “Don’t get off here!” I want to tell visitors excitedly stepping off the Tube at Leicester Square, which is a grubby wasteland dominated by a Burger King. Walk past Eros in Piccadilly Circus and you will see it … Read more

Illinois Supreme Court Election Results: Rochford Declares Victory in Key Race

LIVE election results can be found here. One of the most closely watched races in the run-up to and on Election Day in Illinois were two vacancies on the Illinois State Supreme Court, with the partisan makeup of the court hanging in the balance. As Illinois’ highest court, the state’s Supreme Court, with a long-held 4-3 … Read more

Will Amendment 1 Have Enough Votes to Pass in Illinois? Track Live Results Here

At the very top of the ballot this Election season in Illinois was a question asking voters to weigh in on an amendment to the state’s constitution. It’s Amendment 1 — also known as the Workers’ Rights Amendment. The proposed amendment would essentially codify in the Illinois Constitution the right for employees to organize and … Read more

Live Illinois Election Results: Supreme Court Races and Where They Stand

LIVE election results can be found here. Among the races being highly-watched in Illinois during the midterm elections were multiple Supreme Court races. Illinois has not one but two Supreme Court seats on the ballot, with the partisan makeup of the court hanging in the balance. But as of Tuesday evening, no projections had been declared. … Read more

With Several Big Races Yet to Be Called, See the Latest Illinois Election Results

LIVE election results can be found here. Watch special election coverage from NBC Chicago in the player above. As votes continue to be counted in Illinois, several big races have yet to be called. With results still trickling in, the balance of the Illinois Supreme Court, the future of the Workers’ Rights Amendment and a … Read more