| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:07 PM
The actions of an elderly Elmhurst man — committing homicide and suicide — inside his family's tidy bungalow last Saturday have fed into a complex debate about death at the hands of family or other caregivers of the elderly and severely...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. court ruling that dramatically ramped up BP Plc's potential penalties for the 2010 Gulf oil spill could create new liability risks not just for deep water drillers but also for other industries like mining and nuclear power...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
For a week, John and Bridget Etoh searched for their missing daughter. She hadn’t responded to several phone calls, and they feared she was off her medication and wandering the streets of Chicago.
They finally found Olachi Etoh on Wednesday, her...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Attorney Thomas Leahy combined skill and compassion in his work as a trial lawyer primarily for plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases.
"Tom had an innate sense of justice and his competitive nature really worked...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:44 PM
From The College Fix: Drunk, passed-out college students on display in Twitter trend
A gross new Twitter trend is causing concern among parents, college administrators and even some students. So-called “pass out pages,” specific to each...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:09 PM
No more than 24 hours after Virginia senior Denny McCarthy bowed out after a semifinal run in the U.S. Amateur Championships, his brother, Ryan, was researching what might've been Denny's next enormous golfing destination.
As Denny's caddy in several...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Rabbi Yoel Ackerman is bringing his skills working with students to the growing Jewish community of eastern Boca Raton as the second campus rabbi of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Education Center of South Florida.
Ackerman, originally from North Miami...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Darren VanPuymbrouck has joined law firm Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago office as a partner in the Litigation Department. Previously, VanPuymbrouck was a partner with Schiff Hardin LLP. VanPuymbrouck is a graduate of the Loyola University Chicago...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:12 PM
A man was ordered held on $100,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said he brandished a gun and threatened to kill two people at the wedding he was attending on the Loyola University campus in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
Aadam A. Franks, 30, of the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:26 PM
A Chicago aviation lawyer who made international news when she filed the first court action shortly after a Malaysia Airlines jet vanished earlier this year now faces sanctions from Illinois’ attorney disciplinary agency for filing the allegedly...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The CTA is taking more steps to speed travel on the Brown Line, where one-fifth of the route was considered a slow zone last month.
The agency expects to award a $42 million contract Wednesday for track work to rid the Brown Line of slow zones between...