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  • Seniors on the Go: Prevention key to foiling baggage loss

    Seniors on the Go: Prevention key to foiling baggage loss
    You arrive at your airport, claim your baggage, go home and start to unpack, only to find that the heirloom silver cup your grandmother passed on to you is missing. Who was responsible? And what should you do now? Although I've never had anything lifted...
  • Drugs found in former home of money-tossing driver in fatal 2011 crash

    Drugs found in former home of money-tossing driver in fatal 2011 crash
    When a home inspector checks out a property for a prospective buyer, mold, faulty writing and broken appliances are typically on the watch list. But during a recent home inspection in Naperville, it was drugs that sent up red flags. Pieces of white...
  • Cops: Woman had marijuana in system when homeless man killed in crash

    Cops: Woman had marijuana in system when homeless man killed in crash
    A Montgomery woman had marijuana in her system when she struck and killed a pedestrian in February in Aurora, police said today. After receiving the results of a blood test, Cherise Wardlow was charged with aggravated driving under the influence...
  • Sarah Jones Hollywood memorial draws calls for safer film sets

    Sarah Jones Hollywood memorial draws calls for safer film sets
    At least 500 film industry workers gathered in West Hollywood on Friday night to pay tribute to Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old assistant camerawoman killed on a film set last month in Georgia. Hundreds of union members walked along Sunset Boulevard from...
  • Metea students see consequences of DUI

    Metea students see consequences of DUI
    Tired of being stuck in a hospital bed for two weeks, Leeslyee Huerta tried the simple task of standing. She could feel the pain in her stomach and the tears welling up in her eyes, but she couldn't feel her legs. "That's when it hit me," she said....
  • Man dies in Mundelein-area crash

    Man dies in Mundelein-area crash
    A Mundelein man died and three other people were injured when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a car heading toward him on a Mundelein-area road Saturday afternoon, police said. Brian E. Martin, 49, of Mundelein, was pronounced dead at...
  • Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help

    Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help
    Police released graphic surveillance video Thursday showing the moment a truck driver struck and dragged a 24-year-old autistic man 100 feet before fleeing a Stanton neighborhood. Jeff Bell was on his way to work April 23 and was crossing the...
  • Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say

    Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say
    It was 3:45 a.m. Saturday and two LAPD officers were in pursuit of a Camaro speeding down Anaheim Street in Harbor City. This chase wasn't broadcast live on TV, but it was recorded by an LAPD camera inside the patrol car as well as by surveillance...
  • Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night

    Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night
    Manny Gamburyan finds no solace in a no-contest. When last Gamburyan fought, he was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision against seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Denis Siver. However, the December bout was overturned and...
  • Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus

    Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus
    A man on a motorcyle was killed Thursday night in a fiery accident with a Metro bus in Chatsworth. The motorcycle slammed into the front of the bus in the 21000 block of Nordhoff Street and struck a pole and caught fire, Los Angeles Fire Department...
  • Pothole damage claims pile up in Chicago

    Pothole damage claims pile up in Chicago
    The recent brutal winter weather continues to take a chunk out of the city’s pocketbook, as claims for vehicles damaged when they hit potholes more than doubled for the year. More than 1,000 claims were filed with the City Council at its Wednesday...