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  • Joel Greenberg on 'A Feathered River Across the Sky'

    Joel Greenberg on 'A Feathered River Across the Sky'
    Joel Greenberg sat at his Westmont kitchen table, a bearish figure with curly gray hair mirrored by a short gray beard, in front of a stuffed passenger pigeon. The bird looks like an oversized mourning dove, with stitches visible where the head had to...
  • St. Viator's smart 'D,' Smart's scoring sink Zion-Benton

    St. Viator's smart 'D,' Smart's scoring sink Zion-Benton
    Roosevelt Smart willingly hopped in Ore Arogundade's back seat when he transferred to St. Viator from Palatine before this school year. With the end of his St. Viator career in sight, Arogundade moved over Friday night and let Smart drive. The...
  • Alex Beam's 'American Crucifixion' takes on early Mormon history

    It didn't last long, but for a short time in the 1840s the Mississippi River town of Nauvoo was the largest city in Illinois. While most municipalities thrived on trade, Nauvoo's propelling force was something much less tangible: faith. And that would...
  • Mom on death penalty for Torrez: 'I only wish I could do it myself'

    Mom on death penalty for Torrez: 'I only wish I could do it myself'
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – After hearing days of testimony implicating Jorge Torrez as the killer of two young girls in Illinois in 2005, jurors decided today that he should be put to death in a separate case – the murder of a sailor four years later....
  • Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings

    Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Jorge Torrez, who is awaiting sentencing in a sailor’s murder and is charged in the slaying of two Zion girls on Mother’s Day 2005, told a fellow inmate how he stabbed both girls over and over, knifing their throats...
  • Zion man urges no defense in Va. slaying sentencing

    Zion man urges no defense in Va. slaying sentencing
    ALEXANDRIA, VA. — Jorge Torrez, the Zion native who is charged with fatally stabbing two young girls there in 2005, has told his defense counsel not to make any statements on his behalf in a federal courtroom nor to cross-examine witnesses during...
  • Jurors convict Zion man in Va. sailor killing, to hear evidence in slayings of 2 girls

    Jurors convict Zion man in Va. sailor killing, to hear evidence in slayings of 2 girls
    Following his conviction at a federal death penalty trial Tuesday, Jorge Torrez’s life is in the hands of jurors who are expected to hear evidence that he committed a string of brutal crimes, including the 2005 murders of two young girls in a Lake...
  • Cancer Treatment Centers moving headquarters to Florida

    Cancer Treatment Centers moving headquarters to Florida
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, the five-hospital network of cancer specialty centers, said it is moving its headquarters to Florida from Schaumburg in part to take advantage of the Sunshine State’s more “favorable business climate.&...
  • Boys hoops | Week 11 Tribune Top 20

    Boys hoops | Week 11 Tribune Top 20
    Records through Sunday; previous ranking in parentheses. 1. Curie 18-1 (1) Undefeated with Cliff Alexander in uniform. 2. Stevenson 18-1 (2) Rematch with Zion-Benton on Friday night. 3. Young 16-5 (3) Played in Chicago on Friday, California on...
  • Man found shot to death outside Zion apartment complex

    Man found shot to death outside Zion apartment complex
    Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old North Chicago man who was shot multiple times and found outside a Zion apartment complex early Tuesday, officials said. Donta Cozart was pronounced dead at Vista Medical Center East at about 5 a.m.,...
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: Jan. 21

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: Jan. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports: Lake Zurich •A 26-year-old Lake Zurich man was arrested on Jan. 13 at 12:57 p.m. on South Old Rand Road at Surryse Road. He was charged with unlawful use of an electronic device, driving without...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...