| Mar 21, 2013
The Joliet Diocese readily admitted that David Rudofski was sexually abused during his first confession at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mokena. It offered him an in-person apology from the bishop and more than six times his annual salary in the hope of...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Leigh Steinberg, a Daily Pilot columnist, was profiled by the Associated Press and revealed he is working to relaunch his sports agency, based in Newport Beach, as well as other projects, "including an autobiography and his continuing crusade to raise...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Harbor Hall Auxiliary offers opportunities for those interested in helping individuals recovering from alcohol and drug addiction.
For more than 25 years, the auxiliary has been providing supplies and equipment and supporting activities and events for...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:15 PM
James Roderick Crook Jr., a retired attorney for Baltimore City and a World War II veteran, died of stroke complications Wednesday at the Edenwald Retirement Community. The Guilford resident was 91.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Oakenshawe, he attended...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Probation officer Brad Erhardt can hardly believe the change he saw in people after they had completed the first few months of the new treatment program in Brown County.
"It's really amazing to see how different a person looks," said Erhardt, who works...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A gentle, honest and shrewdly realized film such as "Tiger Eyes," based on the 1981 Judy Blume novel, shouldn't have to fight for a moviegoer's attention or an exhibitor's screens (it opens at a single Chicago-area theater this weekend). But it's worth...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Father Martin's Ashley, the non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center co-founded by Father Joseph C. Martin and Mae Abraham, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Ashley's opened its doors to the first five patients in 1983, and since then,...
| Jan 30, 2013
A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
| Jan 29, 2013
At age 17 in the 1970s, Marvin Seppala dropped out of high school and became the first adolescent admitted at Hazelden, when treatment for alcoholism was in its infancy.
Afterward, he returned to his Minnesota town and finished high school in the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Baltimore has witnessed love and loss.
From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Super Bowl XLVII was a sober one for some. Literally.
For about 300 Chicagoans who watched the game Sunday night at a gymnasium in the Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center on Chicago's Near West Side, there wasn't a beer in sight, other than on the...