| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:17 PM
New Mexico tournament
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sophomore outside hitter Aly Squires amassed 26 kills, 20 digs and five blocks to help the Anteaters earn a 19-25, 28-30, 26-24, 25-21, 15-13 win over Portland State in the Lobo...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:43 AM
An autopsy is scheduled for today for an elderly woman who police believe jumped from her 14th floor apartment at her Lincoln Park high-rise over the weekend.
The woman, believed to be about 77, was found on the sidewalk outside of her building in the...
| May 11, 2011
| 12:59 PM
In Kristen Merrell's third grade class, it's usually all about pushing her students and herself to do more.
"You're really only as good as the people you surround yourself with and I'm surrounded by awesome teachers in this district," said Merrell....
| May 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Health care experts and some public officials are floating a radical idea as Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel prepares to take office: a full or partial merger of Chicago and Cook County's health departments.
Operating a single health department with broader...
| May 13, 2011
| 12:50 PM
A severe thunderstorm expired for central DeKalb County until 2:45 p.m., but DeKalb and parts of nearby counties were under flash flood warnings until this evening after officials in DeKalb spotted a funnel cloud there, according to the National Weather...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:10 AM
By Peter Mandel, illustrated by David Catrow
Roaring Brook, $16.99, ages 4-8
Jackhammer Sam, the title page pictures reveal, lives in New York City, but any sidewalk will do for a child's imagination. "ATTA-RATTA-TATTA-BAM./ D'ya know...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:24 PM
"Only the Mountains Do Not Move"
By Jan Reynolds Lee & Low Books, $18.95, ages 10-14
Author Jan Reynolds and her son stayed with the Il Ngwesi tribe of Maasai of Northern Kenya. The Maasai's traditional life has been based on herding cows and goats and...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Richard Haynes joined the Rohrersville Cornet Band when he was 15 years old and the trumpet player said the only music training he received was vocal lessons.
Haynes perfected his horn on his own in the band.
At 86 years old, Haynes is still playing...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:48 PM
CUYLER – Lee (“Cookie”) Cook Cuyler, 86, resident of Albuquerque, NM since August 2001, died May 14th, 2011. Lee is survived by her sister, Smiley (Ken) Karst of Santa Monica, CA, and her five children, Robert (Millie) Cuyler of...
| May 29, 2011
| 7:11 PM
The worst of the heavy thunderstorms have left the Chicago area, but the rain they left behind is resulting in flood warnings throughout northern Illinois.
A flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook, southern Lake, Lee, DuPage, DeKalb,...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 12:37 PM
JAN. 20, 1928-JUNE 17, 2011
Gordon Elwood Dodson Sr., 83, of Maugansville, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.
Born Jan. 20, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Lola (Gelwicks) Dodson.