| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:15 AM
After allegedly beating his crying 4-month-old boy to death in a West Englewood bedroom, 17-year-old Willie Brown played video games, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Brown, who was Demari Brown’s primary caregiver, is charged with the Thursday...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:04 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Greene County jury heard opening statements and the beginning of testimony on Tuesday morning in the trial of a man charged with shaking and injuring his 7-week-old daughter more than three years. Steven Kleber is charged with child...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A Plainfield man faces 20 to 100 years in prison after a Will County jury found him guilty of the 2008 death of his girlfriend’s 9-month-old son.
Jurors, who heard testimony over seven days, took about two hours to find Santos Loza, who lived in...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:52 PM
I love the game of football. It is America's passion for a reason.
Athletes learn invaluable life lessons from their participation in football at whatever level they participate. The ability to stay self-disciplined, put hard work ahead of immediate...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:13 PM
When state lawmakers go home for the weekend during the General Assembly session that begins in January, Del. Don Dwyer Jr. won't.
He'll go to jail.
The Anne Arundel County Republican was sentenced Friday to 60 days in jail, to be served on weekends,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:10 PM
A Halstead toddler moves from barely escaping death to leaving the hospital just days after suffering critical injuries.
A stone wall fell on two and a half year old Trayleigh Humphris Friday, critically injuring her. But a quick response and a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Ever consider leaping fish like sturgeon to be river monsters?
They can be.
Wildlife officers are urging boaters to go slow and be vigilant on the Choctawhatchee River after a Bay County child was severely injured when a large Gulf sturgeon leapt into...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of a father convicted of battery and neglect in his young daughter’s death, but the court reviewed the case to disagree with part of the appeals court’s reasoning for affirming the maximum...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A baby is taken to a Wichita hospital and found to have a skull fracture.
Wichita police say the eight-month-old's mother and father brought the child to a hospital Wednesday. They said the baby had a high fever. Testing showed the child was also...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging.
Breakthroughs in brain research and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Greene County judge recently convicted Ryan Hudson, 26, of Springfield for abusing his former girlfriend’s 3-month-old child. Following presentation of the evidence in a one-day trial on May 9, 2013, Judge Calvin Holden found...