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  • Opinion of death by caregivers evolves

     Opinion of death by caregivers evolves
    The actions of an elderly Elmhurst man — committing homicide and suicide — inside his family's tidy bungalow last Saturday have fed into a complex debate about death at the hands of family or other caregivers of the elderly and severely...
  • Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself

    Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself
    RICHMOND — The guilty verdicts for Bob and Maureen McDonnell came faster and more decisively than usual in public corruption cases, where juries routinely deadlock on least some counts — perhaps a sign that the law and the voters are taking...
  • Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?

    Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?
    As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award
    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty

    Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty
    SPRINGFIELD — A new state law gives defendants who plead guilty a chance to use DNA evidence to clear their name if the evidence were not available during trial. The law most likely will be used in cases of murder and rape, but could be used for...
  • Leesburg church hosts day of fun, food for families

    Fun and food are on tap at Leesburg Church of the Nazarene during a free family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30. The festivities at the church, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., will feature a pulled-pork barbecue competition, bounce house,...
  • Get Out: Things to do on Sunday

    Get Out: Things to do on Sunday
    Shop till you drop Shoppers can celebrate the shops on Wells Street at the third annual Shop Wells Showcase. Enjoy fashion workshops, trunk shows and various in-store discounts. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Between the 1300 and 1700 blocks of North Wells...
  • Women bring science to college roommate matching

     Women bring science to college roommate matching
    Two Chicago-area women are hoping to do for roommates what online dating has done for some happy couples. For the past four years, Highland Park psychologist Kim Rubenstein, 42, and Skokie businesswoman Andrea Yusim Meltzer, 56, have been working on...
  • Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79

     Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79
    Chicago architect Gerald Horn began his career helping design daring modernist houses in California. Toward the end of his working life, he crafted a California house whose airy, sun-bleached exterior reflected his passion for precisely honed details...
  • Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015

    Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015
    Three new insurers plan to offer policies on the Illinois health insurance exchange in the second year of the Affordable Care Act, including one that counts hospitals as financial partners. Centene Corp., under its IlliniCare Health banner, plans to...
  • Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall

     Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall
    James Foley was determined to tell the stories of people suffering in war-ravaged countries, and he risked his life to cover conflicts in the Middle East. But Foley, a journalist trained at Northwestern University who willingly went to countries beset...
  • Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants

    Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants
    The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives. "He was an...