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  • Preparing for tragedy at a shopping mall

    Preparing for tragedy at a shopping mall
    After all the customers had left the stores, after most of the employees had gone home, Orland Park police invaded Orland Square Mall last Sunday night in what is known as an "active shooter drill." "The reality is that the sort of thing we're trying to...
  • Second mistrial declared in sex assault case of nursing home worker

    Second mistrial declared in sex assault case of nursing home worker
    For a second time in less than a year, a U.S. Secret Service agent's testimony caused a mistrial in the sexual assault case of a Woodstock man accused of inappropriately touching a 93-year-old woman whom he cared for in 2011 in a Crystal Lake nursing...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'A Few Good Women'

    The stakes feel a little higher after last night's "Scandal." Rowan Pope was a shadowy background threat in the first half of the season, as the show focused on Olivia's kidnapping and the dastardly Andrew Nichols. (Remember him?) But as the season...
  • C2E2: Matt Dillon, Jason Momoa and ‘Star Wars’ tattoos rule Chicago expo

     
    CHICAGO — Matt Dillon arrived about 15 minutes late for his interviews with media Friday at C2E2 at McCormick Place, […]...
  • Review: Touchstone's 'Journey' a creative, intriguing look at clashing cultures

    Touchstone Theatre has created a fascinating, thoughtful and creative piece of theater in "Journey to the East," a free, large-scale, outdoor performance that continues through this weekend at the Chinese Harmony Pavilion on South Bethlehem's Greenway....
  • Man who shot Reagan seeks to live outside mental hospital

    Man who shot Reagan seeks to live outside mental hospital
    The man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 is "clinically ready" to live fulltime outside a mental hospital, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday. John Hinckley Jr. has been in "full and stable remission" for more than two decades,...
  • New hearings could expand freedoms for John Hinckley Jr.

    New hearings could expand freedoms for John Hinckley Jr.
    The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy's and drives around in a Toyota. Often,...
  • Ronald Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

    Ronald Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home
    The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He takes long walks along tree-lined paths, plays guitar and paints, grabs fast food at Wendy's. He...
  • We should be careful when using catch phrases

    It won't be easy, but we're better off ridding ourselves of misleading catch phrases before they morph into false narratives. Of course there are catch words that so accurately capture an event that they are instantly accepted into the American lexicon....
  • Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'

    Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'
    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.

    Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.
    The Florida mail carrier accused of landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol was charged in federal court Thursday and has been barred from returning to the District of Columbia or flying any aircraft, officials said. Douglas Hughes, 61, was...