| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:11 PM
A former “Jeopardy!” champion from Arlington Heights accused of child sexual assault met his alleged 15-year-old victim at a suburban mall where he worked as a security guard, police said Thursday.
Jerome Slowik, 28, was charged in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.
Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96.
Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:31 PM
LOS ANGELES, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Veteran broadcaster Don
Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for NBC's
television sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" for nearly
40 years, died on Monday aged 96, the New York Times and other
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:21 AM
When the news of her abusive nanny hit the media in Utah, Sarah Tueting tried to stay out of the public eye.
It's not that she was shy or unaccustomed to the spotlight.
She'd been making news since she was the only girl on the New Trier High School...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier.
The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:15 AM
1984 brought us another presidential term for Ronald Reagan, the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the return of "Jeopardy! to television" (with Alex Trebek as host), and the birth of Hulkamania, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, LeBron James and Ethan...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:47 PM
An Arlington Heights 17-year-old went all in on "Teen Jeopardy" and lost on the final question, though most of her episode was interrupted by the president Tuesday.
"How many people can say that? Of course, national security takes precedence," said...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:25 PM
He taught his three children to appreciate laughter, beauty and wonder, fought for his country in the South Pacific, spent decades working in advertising, ministered to jail inmates and helped Orlando's homeless find warm places to sleep on cold nights....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Alex Trebek: "Welcome to 'Jeopardy!' Let's meet our first contestant, Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta."
Chief Trachta: "Hey, who put these Fire Trachta stickers all over my podium?"
Alex: "Ha! We just thought we'd have a little fun with your...
| Aug 19, 2014
The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks.
The two-day series will run...