| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:09 PM
On Thursday morning, I read a Page 1 article in The Baltimore Sun that featured Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake saying how sad she was about the “state of our community.” She was referring to the shocking run of 29 shootings and 10 deaths in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Your phone records are a threat to national security.
At least, that's what the National Security Agency contended in denying a journalist's request for his own records last week.
Ever since the recent leak of a top-secret court order outed the NSA's...
| Jun 19, 2013
Required training for some Homer Glen Plan Commission officials on the Open Meetings Act was held this week.
"It's a very good tool for people that serve publicly," said commission member Tom Bernicky, who took the training on a computer Monday night at...
| Jun 20, 2013
After a McHenry County man was charged earlier this year with sexually assaulting five women, police said there could be as many as 20 other victims. The severity of the allegations compelled me to dig deeper.
I drove to the courthouse, pestered the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:32 AM
CHARLEVOIX -- After nine years as Charlevoix's city clerk, Carol Ochs announced she will resign from her position effective Friday, June 28.
"I would like to commend Carol for the work she has done for the city of Charlevoix and express appreciation for...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:43 AM
BERLIN (AP) — A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II,...
| Jun 13, 2013
Deerfield School District 109 has agreed to pay a $65,000 settlement to a tenured teacher fired last year after she missed nearly two school years.
Stephanie Horwitz was hired in 2001 as a special education teacher at Caruso Middle School. In...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Censure de Persepolis: Inapproprié dans les écoles de Chicago That headline in a Paris-based literary publication Monday indicates just how far and fast the controversy that broke late last week at Lane Tech College Prep High School has spread. Loosely......
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Leaders of a tech firm seeking a city contract donated $15,000 to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund, despite Emanuel's own executive order banning contributions from vendors trying to get city business.
The donations linked to a company that uses...