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  • Judge rejects plea deal for former fugitive surgeon

    Judge rejects plea deal for former fugitive surgeon
    For five years, former patients of Chicago surgeon Mark Weinberger's feared that the man they claim maimed them with unnecessary surgeries had made a clean getaway. In 2004, with hundreds of malpractice lawsuits piling up and federal investigators...
  • Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution

    Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution
    One of the nation's dirtiest power plants is shutting down, a move that will scrap a major source of lung- and heart-damaging air pollution in the Chicago area. Facing a federal complaint, more stringent pollution limits and smaller profit margins,...
  • Deal would clear up coal-plant pollution

    In a move that could help clean up Chicago’s chronically dirty air, the Obama administration today brokered a legal deal that cracks down on some of the biggest sources of pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. As part of the...
  • Federal deal on Indiana coal plants aims to clear Chicago's air

    Federal deal on Indiana coal plants aims to clear Chicago's air
    In a move that could help clean up Chicago's chronically dirty air, the Obama administration on Thursday brokered a legal deal that cracks down on some of the biggest sources of pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. As part of the...
  • Cops: Man tried to bring gun into Great America

    An Indiana man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly trying to bring a loaded handgun into Six Flags Great America theme park in Gurnee, a police official said today. Arthur Olvera Jr., 20, of Hammond, Ind., was charged Sunday with aggravated...
  • Artist gives $5M to School of the Art Institute

    Artist LeRoy Neiman, known for his colorful and energetic paintings of sports events, and his wife are donating $5 million to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a new student center, the school announced today. Neiman is an alumnus and former...
  • Funnel clouds spotted as storm moves south of city

    Funnel clouds were reported early tonight as a strong storm blew through south of Chicago from Illinois into Indiana. About 6:50 p.m. a tornado warning was issued for southeastern Cook County, northern Lake County in Indiana as well as northwestern...
  • Truck crash snarls traffic at 1-80 in Hammond

    Truck crash snarls traffic at 1-80 in Hammond
    A flatbed semitrailer-tractor truck carrying rolls of aluminum rolled over today while trying to get onto eastbound I-80 at Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond, Ind. No injuries were reported when the crash happened at about 2:15 p.m., according to the...
  • Scrub-jay survey at preserve east of Eustis too little, too late

    Scrub-jay survey at preserve east of Eustis too little, too late
    Strap yourself in, dear reader. Tidbits of additional information about recent column topics have been trickling this way, and it's time to catch up on them. First, a recent column criticized Lake County for spending about $8,000 to pave a parking lot...
  • Victim of Boystown attack calls fight 'simply senseless'

    Victim of Boystown attack calls fight 'simply senseless'
    Rubin Robinson said he has always managed to avoid trouble inEnglewood, the violence-plagued South Side neighborhood where he’s lived his entire life. The eight staples on the right side of his chest, and the eight more under his elbow, are the...
  • December 6 - 10

    El Debarge - Avant - Steve Greenberg - Dr. Elmo - John Pinette - Voices of Rock Radio Monday, December 6 El Debarge Appearance Information: Tomorrow 7:00 p.m. Harold Washington Cultural Center 4701 S. King Drive Chicago www.amusicexperience.com...
  • Feds: Couple hid taxes, gave out weight-loss drugs illegally

    Feds: Couple hid taxes, gave out weight-loss drugs illegally
    A Tinley Park couple who operated weight-loss clinics faces federal drug and tax evasion charges for allegedly providing prescription weight-loss drugs to patients without performing physicals and not paying some $750,000 in taxes. Rakesh Anand, 55,...