| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday’s outdoor practice started at 2:45 p.m. and ended at 5:20. The sun was out for most of the workout with temperatures hovering in the high 70’s. Players were in full pads after having Friday off from practice...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Corona del Mar
Coach: Brian Ricker (10th year)
Players to watch: Lauren Thaxter (Sr.); Riley Gerdau (Jr.); Kenzie Purcifull (Sr.); Shelby Anderson (Jr.); Siena Sharf (Soph.); Taylor Fogarty (Jr.); Kimmia Naaseh (Sr.); Erica Chen (Soph.).
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:39 AM
A doctor in Crystal Lake is suing three former patients for defamation over their allegations that he fondled them in his office.
Dr. Mahesh Parikh, a neurologist, had his medical license suspended indefinitely last year as a result of the claims. But...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
SOUTH BEND -- A St. Joseph County realtor wants South Bend to look at a new way to help low-income families buy homes. But some city leaders question how it would work and whether it’s a good idea for the city’s Housing Authority to consider....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:02 PM
“Gluten-free” foods line store shelves across the country, but some of them may lose that designation now that federal officials are stepping in to once and for all define what makes a product “gluten-free.”
The Food and Drug...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a friend I was working on a story about medical marijuana usage among seniors and the challenges they face using it in assisted living facilities for real, debilitating ailments.
In turn, she mentioned to me that she...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
It was inevitable that, in putting forth a Wrigley Field renovation plan that was acceptable to the Chicago City Council, the Cubs had to make some concessions. No pedestrian bridge over Clark Street, a smaller Jumbotron, fewer signs. Sadly, Cubs fans...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A Boy Scout leader from DuPage County has been charged with sexually assaulting a Scout at a Wisconsin camp earlier this month, according to Wisconsin law enforcement officials.
Marquette County sheriff’s police identified the man as Jeffrey L....
| Aug 16, 2013
Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks.
Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Perryville resident Tim Simpson not only is dedicated to preserving local history but also helping create it.
Simpson, 54, is the city’s official artist-in-residence who paints murals depicting the area’s history, and he’s also an...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:54 PM
University of Notre Dame senior linebacker Danny Spond was forced to end his college football career. The Littleton, Colo., native has suffered from hemiplegic migraines over the past year. Spond will remain with the program and mentor the Fighting...