| Feb 25, 2009
Ryan LeVin basked in the South Florida lifestyle.
The scion of a wealthy Chicago-area family, he lived in an oceanfront condo owned by his parents and drove around Ft. Lauderdale in a Porsche 911 Turbo valued at more than $120,000. No longer employed...
| Apr 16, 2010
As far as Dr. Joseph Mercola is concerned, Vitamin D is the magic bullet we've all been looking for. A lack of this wonder nutrient, the controversial natural health advocate says, can set the stage for no fewer than 33 disorders, including autism,...
| Jul 7, 2010
"What, me worry?"
Although MAD Magazine's freckle-faced, fictional Alfred E. Neuman first uttered his signature phrase in 1955, his words are especially poignant in today's anxious world. According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA),...
| Oct 16, 2008
Led by Meg Vonderhaar's nine kills, No. 10 St. Francis beat St. Edward 25-9, 20-25, 25-17 in a Suburban Catholic contest. Kelsey Robinson had 15 service points and nine aces to lead the Spartans (22-6, 11-1).
No. 1 Benet d. Providence 25-6, 25-18:...
| Dec 19, 2008
Jack Hoffman bought 300 acres of slightly rolling farmland northwest of Chicago in 1953 and covered it with three-bedroom ranch-style houses, seeding the suburb that now bears his name, Hoffman Estates.
Mr. Hoffman, 85, died of a brain hemorrhage...
| May 17, 2010
| 11:54 AM
In the latest installment of Ask Paul, we answer your questions on whether Ryno should replace Lou, if Soriano and Zambrano can be dealt, where to bat D- Lee and Ramirez and just how tough is it to be a Cubs fan:
Isn't all of this monkeying around...
| May 25, 2010
Dr. Mehmet Oz is known as "America's Doctor," and it's not much of a stretch.
Though he is a medical specialist -- an acclaimed cardiac surgeon -- Oz offers health information on just about any topic, from diet to child care to sex, through a...
| Jun 22, 2009
| 2:18 PM
(WGN-AM)- A man wearing a green and tan floppy camouflage hat and mud on his face robbed a Hoffman Estates bank over the weekend before fleeing in a bank teller's car, police said.
The man in his 50s stole a black 2003 four-door Nissan Altima and...
| Jan 22, 2010
In his rise to the pinnacle of Illinois politics, House Speaker Michael J. Madigan built a reputation for wielding control over every bill, every budget line and every Democratic representative elected to oversee them.
Away from the public eye, the...
| Feb 23, 2009
| 9:01 PM
To his evident surprise, the owner of a Porsche linked to the hit-and-run deaths of two pedestrians in Fort Lauderdale was ordered jailed Monday in Illinois for violating his terms of probation for a high-speed car chase in Chicago.
Ryan LeVin, 34, was...
| Feb 27, 2009
An Illinois judge on Thursday ordered the owner of the Porsche linked to the hit-and-run deaths of two pedestrians on Fort Lauderdale beach kept in jail for at least five more weeks for violating terms of his probation.
Ryan LeVin, 34, who had been on...