| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:40 PM
How do you write Lin's Bin?
Lin's Bin starts with a question.
Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts?
Where does the time go?
Why are teenagers so cranky?
The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Hidden, but very close, a stray tortoiseshell cat lies under the Birds of Paradise plants at Fashion Island, going unnoticed until now.
According to witnesses, the cat has been seen around the shopping center since fall 2012. Kaitlin Agee sees the kitty...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The family of the couple killed in the explosion on the southeast side late Saturday night is reaching out to the community for help in finding the victims' dog.
Dion and Jennifer Longworth, a Greenwood school teacher, were killed after a nearby home...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:00 PM
About five years after Shakira the Siberian Husky went missing from a Georgia home, owner Heather Jackson was so excited to get her best friend back she drove through the night to McHenry County Animal Control for the reunion.
Jackson and her brother...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:22 PM
A Texas school district's plan to track students with microchips implanted in mandatory IDs has at least one parent charging it's an invasion of his daughter's privacy.
Beginning in the middle of October, roughly 4,200 students at John Jay High School...
| May 19, 2011
Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
| Mar 9, 2012
New Jersey's 1st black congressman
Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
| Jun 23, 2011
Bob Pease, 70, a prominent Silicon Valley engineer and author of several books on analog chip design, died Saturday evening when his car crashed into a tree in Saratoga, Calif., southwest of San Jose.
Pease, who was not wearing a seat belt while...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn today signed a measure into law aimed at helping reunite lost pets with their owners by requiring animal shelters to be more diligent in checking for microchips that contain identifying information.
Shelters and animal control centers must...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:47 PM
After spending most of the winter curled up in a 6-foot-tall wine chiller in a Lake Forest wildlife center, scores of squirming reptiles were set free Monday and took up residence in new digs.
Beneath a sunny sky with temperatures hovering near a snake-...
| Sep 15, 2011
Do you have a dog or a cat? Are you keeping them safe from pet theft? According to Ines de Pablo, founder of the pet safety company Wag'N Enterprises, the theft of our furry friends has been on the rise in 2011. And the American Kennel Club agrees --...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:00 AM
America's shelters euthanized an estimated 3 million to 4 million animals last year. Most had been lost, abandoned or otherwise unwanted. But animal rights experts say it doesn't have to be that way, and people looking to help don't necessarily have to...