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  • Fourth rabid bat found in Will County

    Fourth rabid bat found in Will County
    A live bat trapped in a Wilmington garage on Aug. 6 is Will County's fourth confirmed wildlife rabies case of 2014, according to the county health department. A puppy trapped the bat and was found with the animal in its mouth, according to the health...
  • Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane

    Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane
    A Howard County judge sent Morgan Lane Arnold back to jail from a juvenile facility Monday, ruling that the 16-year-old should be tried as an adult on charges she plotted with her boyfriend to kill her father. Circuit Judge William Tucker told a full...
  • Indonesian legal system poses challenge in suitcase slaying

    The young couple detained by Indonesian authorities on the island of Bali this week over their suspected role in the beating death of Chicagoan Sheila von Wiese-Mack could face a legal system wholly different from that in the United States — one...
  • Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless

    Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless
    The organizers of Operation Healthy Streets, a newly revamped version of an existing Los Angeles city program, vow that filthy skid row streets will be scoured every other month (and spot-cleaned in between) and that city and county outreach workers...
  • Enfield Schools Nurses Sports Paperwork Drop-Off Hours For Aug. 18-28

    Enfield Public Schools announced Tuesday a list of dates school nurses will be available to meet with parents concerning sports physical paperwork, medical health assessment paperwork and to collect student medication. Below are the dates as announced...
  • Robin Williams and a discussion on depression

    Robin Williams and a discussion on depression
    The circumstances that bring about a national conversation on mental health are almost never good. Most recently, the apparent suicide Tuesday of actor and comedian Robin Williams touched off a discussion among our readers on depression. In the past, mass...
  • Lawyer with mysterious background defends behavior in jailhouse interview

    ST. LOUIS It started as a tale of intrigue. Nobody answered the phone at a small law office in St. Peters. Clients arriving for appointments in late October found an eerie scene: door unlocked, nobody there, computers running, case files on the floor....
  • Maybe more than just talk coming at General Assembly Medicaid session?

    The rules that Speaker of the House Bill Howell is working on for next month’s special session on Medicaid (details here) will go a long way toward framing debate – but some other factors, too, may be emerging that could determine whether...
  • Board of Education appoints Joseph LeRoy as assistant principal at East Hartford High School

    The East Hartford Board of Education unanimously appointed Joseph H. LeRoy as an assistant principal at East Hartford High School at its meeting on Aug. 5, following a very competitive process. LeRoy replaces long-time Assistant Principal David DeCarli,...
  • West Nile virus found in Bolingbrook

    West Nile virus found in Bolingbrook
    Mosquitoes collected from a Will County Health Department monitoring site in Bolingbrook tested positive for West Nile virus on Aug. 6, according to officials. County environmental health workers collected the sample Aug. 5, and they it represents the...
  • West Garfield Park: Chicago's highest homicide rate, lowest life expectancy

    West Garfield Park: Chicago's highest homicide rate, lowest life expectancy
    On a recent Friday night, Gary Thomas threw an outdoor party at a hotspot in his West Side neighborhood. There were no crowds or Solo cups or blaring stereos, though, on the corner of Kostner and Maypole avenues. And when a police officer arrived to say...