| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:57 PM
The Trayvon Martin case has generated thousands of news stories and scores of speeches and public proclamations. Sometimes the facts get confused. Here are a few examples:
The Volusia County Medical Examiner refused to release Trayvon's body to his...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Bacon lovers, are you sitting down?
Better yet -- are you dead?
If so, your dream product is here.
Today they guys who brought the world Bacon Salt, Baconnaise and most recently, Bacon Lube, unveiled their latest creation: the bacon coffin.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:59 AM
A 27-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department who retired in 2001 and went on to work in corporate security at the Johns Hopkins medical institutions died Sunday after falling in his home on Sunday.
Hopkins announced the death of John L....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:09 PM
SUMMERSVILLE, Mo. - On Friday hundreds of people stood in silence along a stretch of nearly 70 miles of road to honor a fallen soldier from Licking. Staff Sgt. Tyler J. Smith, 24, of Licking, Mo., died April 3, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 1:28 PM
A family returning home after dining out collided with a street-sweeper and a pick-up truck in southwest suburban Orland Park, killing a 15-year-old girl and her parents, authorities say.
The teen's sister, a 24-year-old woman, was driving the car and...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:39 PM
A funeral and a separate memorial service have been set for a Schaumburg High School senior who was found dead over the weekend in an apparent hit-and-run.
Mikias Tibebu, 18, was found with critical head and neck injuries after midnight Saturday near...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 6:23 PM
NEWTOWN – It was a bright December day unlike any this town had ever seen.
Holiday decorations and Christmas trees were everywhere, but the mood was indescribable grief as residents struggled to come to grips with the killing of 20 little children...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The thoughts and prayers of millions have supported Newtown since last Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and the open hearts have been matched by open wallets and acts of kindness, great and small.
From cookies and coats to yoga classes...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:10 PM
After Dan Honan finally finished the unspeakable task of laying to rest 11 first-graders in five days, he sat and tried to put it in perspective at the same hardwood table where those children's families had made plans no one should ever make.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Heroin appears to have claimed the life of another young person in Naperville, police said.
Just days after losing their son, the family of 20-year-old John C. Kacena already is looking to help other parents whose children are struggling with addiction,...