| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:44 AM
The squeaking wheel may get the oil, but the grinding wheel rim usually gets pulled over.
For nearly 3 miles, accused DUI driver Stephen Matthew Sisson drove on two flat tires with his rims scraping the road while repeatedly pausing for and then running...
| Sep 10, 2013
Re "A soldier's wife," Sept. 8
On a beautiful Sunday morning, I read The Times' front-page article about the widening attack plans for Syria and was emotionally overwhelmed. Then I read the story about the wife of an Iraq war veteran struggling with...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jason Bergquist tugs the laces tight on his Nike cleats and grins at his parents in the front row of the bleachers at the Hollywood Recreation Center. With zero wins for the season, Bergquist's kickball team has a lot to prove.
His mother snaps iPhone...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:09 AM
A convicted bank robber pleaded guilty today to executing a dramatic, dead-of-night escape from a Loop federal jail last December.
Kenneth Conley, 39, entered his plea to one count of escape during a brief hearing before U.S. District Judge Gary...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The American Heart Association wants to improve the heart health of all Americans by 20 percent by 2020.
To meet that goal, treating unhealthy habits will be just as important as treating high blood pressure and cholesterol,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A Woodstock man with a history of severe mental illness was sentenced to 30 years in prison this evening for the grisly murder of a homeless man in 2009.
Kyle Morgan, 29, who also battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, his father testified,...
| Oct 7, 2013
Dear Amy: I love my husband of 20 years. He's a good man. He is intelligent, well-read, a good husband (for the most part) and a good father.
I know for certain my husband isn't gay, but for the better part of our marriage, we've not had sex on a...
| Oct 6, 2013
Dear Amy: We have a friend who is a controlling alcoholic. Her husband of over 25 years divorced her seven years ago due to her abusive behavior. The only one surprised by their divorce was her. Her own adult children knew it was only a matter of time....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The community was out of control -- the children, oh my goodness, the children, were sniffing gasoline and pretty much abandoning any pretense of a future -- and the social and criminal-justice systems were just adding to the problem. Nothing was working....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Wednesday’s verdict absolving concert promoter AEG Live of responsibility for Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 while preparing for what was to be a major career comeback raises the question of whether the spotlight will ever return...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Among the many laws that went into effect Tuesday was one making more strict a prohibition against the use of hand held cell phones by people who are driving.
Though texting while driving and using a hand held cell phone while driving already had been...