| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
One's a suburban police officer, the other a retired officer and the third wants to be a cop. They all had the same thought when they came upon an SUV in flames after a crash on the Stevenson Expressway near Darien: Get the driver out.
"You do what you...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The 8-year-old boy trapped under a moving float during a Crystal Lake holiday parade had to undergo surgery for a broken leg, but is expected to be OK, police said Saturday.
About 7:50 p.m. Friday, the boy's leg became caught in the wheel of a float...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Five Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with incidents of inadequate staffing and injuries to patients that included cuts and a broken leg.
On Oct. 29, Sheriden Woods Health Care Center of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:10 PM
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8A: Naperville Central 7, Marist 7
Naperville Central’s defense...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In Fantasy Football Trust or Bust, we will focus on who we deem as trustworthy starts and pepper in a few sits for your Points Per Reception (PPR) leagues.
Giants' Andre Ellington vs Cowboys
Since returning from a broken leg that forced him to...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:00 PM
GAINESVILLE — The Florida Gators' 67-53 win against Southern University was overshadowed by the loss of freshman point guard Kasey Hill.
Hill, a 2013 McDonald's All-American from Montverde Academy in Clermont, left the game early in the second...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:35 PM
TAMPA, Fla. There was a lovefest for Flyers center Vinny Lecavalier, the former Lightning captain, at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Wednesday night.
Tampa fans also must have loved the way the Flyers sleepwalked through most of the game en route to...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:20 PM
A Bethlehem driver who hit two pedestrians as they crossed a street on the South Side, seriously injuring them, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of causing an accident.
Willie L. Brickhouse, 61, faces sentencing Feb. 7 by Northampton County...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:02 PM
GAINESVILLE — The results are disappointing, even damning.
The offense has been a mess all season, and now the defense does not look much better.
Neither does the future.
Another dose of humiliation is almost certain to come this weekend...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Organizers of the Tough Mudder challenge describe their obstacle course as a test of strength, toughness and camaraderie.
A report published in the current edition of the Annals of Emergency Medicine shows how challenging some of those tests —...