| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:37 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A top U.S. health official approved a recommendation on Friday to include certain cancers among health conditions covered by a $4.3 billion compensation fund to help with treatment costs of people exposed to toxic material after...
| Dec 17, 2011
5:30 - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier
6:09 a.m. Bill Leff and listeners reminisce about the big moments of 2011
7:08 a.m. Comedian Rocky LaPorte joins Bill Leff to promote his New Years Eve show.
7:39 a.m. Earnest Cash, the award...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Despite vowing to replace bunk beds at its youth detention centers following several suicides, a state agency has failed to install safer beds in some sections of a center in St. Charles where the most recent suicide occurred, according to a recent...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Anger, outrage and shame are some of the reactions from 9/11 first responders and their supporters now that the federal government has concluded that World Trade Center heroes diagnosed with cancer will not see a penny from the Zadroga 9/11 Health and...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Changing the minds of the bureaucrats who've barred cancer-striken 9/11 first responders from receiving federal financial help just might be accomplished by taking them to an ICU room on the eighth floor of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Treatment...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Dr. John Howard was being vilified as Dr. Evil because of his statement that 9/11 First Responders stricken with cancer were not eligible for help from the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Fund.
And then John Feal from the Fealgood Foundation, the...
| Dec 5, 2009
Richard Todd, an actor who reenacted his wartime exploits in the 1962 film "The Longest Day" and was Ian Fleming's choice to play James Bond, has died of cancer. He was 90.
Todd, who was nominated for an Academy Award for the 1949 film "The Hasty Heart"...
| Feb 12, 2008
The Pentagon announced Monday that it was seeking the death penalty against alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and five other men, in a move that will probably ensure that the controversial military commissions at the Guantanamo Bay prison...
| Sep 8, 2007
And the nominees for best actor at an international summit are: President George W. Bush, Chinese President Hu Jintao and Australian Prime Minister John Howard. All are giving compelling performances in Sydney this week in the against-type role of leaders...
| Jun 9, 2009
Richard Conner is among the state's most dangerous inmates, a convicted murderer who was locked up in solitary confinement at Illinois' only super-maximum security prison, where the "worst of the worst" are held.
But after nearly killing himself in a...
| May 5, 2009
Joshua Daczewitz was a first-time inmate at a minimum-security prison when he tested positive for crack cocaine.
So corrections officials transferred the pudgy, bespectacled Daczewitz to one of the state's toughest prisons as punishment and put him in...
| Sep 10, 2008
John Lambert dropped out of high school in his freshman year, battled addictions to cocaine and alcohol, and was in and out of treatment centers as well as court for minor scrapes with the law.
Last year, when he was locked up in Cook County Jail for...