| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:28 AM
Services are being held today for three of the five people killed in a murder-suicide in a small farming town southwest of Kankakee.
Last Friday afternoon, Sara McMeen, 30, shot and killed her boyfriend, Daniel Warren, 29, and her three children: 8-...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
H. Florene Gardner, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2011, in Camarillo, after a brief illness.
Florene was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, on August 23, 1922, to Homer and Opal Robb. The family would eventually move to California and...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Quadruple murder suspect David Laffer, the man police believe shot and killed four people in cold blood at a Long Island pharmacy earlier this week, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to murder charges.
Laffer, 33, along with his wife Melinda Brady...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:23 PM
County Councilwoman Courtney Watson said at a public hearing Monday night that she would support including the Columbia Association's 26 swimming pools in her bill to forgive local property taxes for six private, nonprofit Howard swim clubs — if...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Saying she was "disturbed and discouraged and disappointed," Cook County board president Toni Preckwinkle promised to "overhaul" the medical examiner's office -- and fire some workers -- because of crowded conditions in the morgue.
"I've been as...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Say what you want about Kay Bailey Hutchison, but one thing's for sure, 19 years after taking office she's still got the hottest seat in the state.
Now that that seat's up for grabs with 5 Texas republicans are all vying for their shot, one of them...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Our last words are not something we like to think about.
Hopefully we’ll have the chance and the time to say some profound last words to our loved ones but we never really know when our time will be up.
Cue the “If I Die” Facebook...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Most people avoid thinking about when they will die, but a new Facebook app brings death front and center.
If I Die lets users create a posthumous message for loved ones on Facebook. The app's quirky promotional video caught Daphne Fletcher's eye....
| Feb 20, 2012
| 1:11 PM
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Officials with the Indiana State Department of Health have confirmed another case of measles in Central Indiana Monday.
The total number of confirmed cases has increased to 14.
Health officials said the most recent case was...
| Feb 13, 2012
Everybody knows that anything goes with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks. She stops by to talk about everything from motherhood, to career, and her new venture as a funeral home owner...and ofcourse sound off on her castmates and...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:42 AM
A funeral for the late Whitney Houston will reportedly take place in her hometown of Newark, N.J.
According to the Newark Star Ledger, funeral arrangements for Houston are being planned for Newark's Prudential Center Friday.
Earlier reports said Whigham...