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  • Appeals court appears split in Virginia same-sex marriage case

    Appeals court appears split in Virginia same-sex marriage case
    Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday as a three-judge federal appellate panel heard arguments on the state's same-sex marriage ban. The panel appeared divided over a lower court...
  • Police reports: Stolen sandwich, missing taxes, and more

    Police reports: Stolen sandwich, missing taxes, and more
    An iPod was taken from an unlocked 1995 Ford sedan on April 18 between 1:15 and 1:30 p.m. The car was unlocked and parked at a store parking lot at 1555 N. Rand Road. An 18-year-old Palatine man was arrested on April 10 at a grocery store at 545 N....
  • Lawyers for men charged in NIU hazing death challenge law

    Lawyers for men charged in NIU hazing death challenge law
    Attorneys for five men charged with felony hazing after a Northern Illinois University fraternity pledge died following a night of heavy drinking are challenging the state’s hazing law, saying it’s unconstitutionally vague. Unlike other...
  • Officials: 3 with Chicago connections killed in Afghan attack

    Officials: 3 with Chicago connections killed in Afghan attack
    Officials at Kabul University confirmed the death of two more men with Chicago connections following a shooting at a hospital in Afghanistan late last week that also claimed the life of pediatrician Jerry Umanos. Visting lecturer John Gabel and his...
  • SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force

    Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company. A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
  • Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window

    Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: A 22-year-old Oak Park man was arrested at 6 p.m. April 23, at his house on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in connection with a theft that occurred Jan. 3 on the 900...
  • What to do about L.A.'s sky-high rents

    What to do about L.A.'s sky-high rents
    The most fundamental problem Los Angeles faces is that a huge number of Angelenos can't even afford to live here. Their pay is too low; their rent is too high. Last week, the real estate website Zillow released a survey commissioned by the New York...
  • A lesson for California: Bad initiatives make bad law

    A lesson for California: Bad initiatives make bad law
    Last year's Proposition 8 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court changed the lives of many same-sex couples and their families in California for the better. But the political fallout from that decision is also having a profound and worrisome effect on the...
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: An inspiring story of 50 Jewish children, saved

    In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
  • Calculating the costs of pollution

     Calculating the costs of pollution
    Last week, a divided court of appeals upheld what may well be the most important environmental rule in the nation's history: the Environmental Protection Agency's mercury standards. The regulation is expected to prevent up to 11,000 premature deaths, 4,...
  • Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings

    Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings
    As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...