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  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Celebration of Life COLCHESTER - There will be a Celebration of Life for former Culinary Arts teacher Donna Kaik at Bacon Academy, 611 Norwich Ave., on Saturday, April 25, at 1 p.m. All family, friends and members of the community are welcome to join...
  • Former South Holland nursing home resident's death ruled 'natural'

    Former South Holland nursing home resident's death ruled 'natural'
    Heart problems due to natural causes led to the death earlier this year of a 98-year-old former resident of a South Holland assisted living facility, a Cook County medical examiner's office spokesman said Monday. In addition to heart problems,...
  • Jury begins deliberations in Iowa spousal sex abuse case

    Jurors went home Monday following an afternoon of deliberating the case of a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife, who suffered from dementia. They will continue deliberating at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Prosecutors say Henry Rayhons had...
  • Senior Home Health Care: Preventing Fall Injuries, Part I

    Long-Term Impact of Inactivity According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approx. 25,500 older adults died from unintentional fall injuries in 2013. One out of three adults 65 and older falls every year. In addition, the CDC...
  • NFL concussion settlement receives federal judge's final OK

    NFL concussion settlement receives federal judge's final OK
    The long-running litigation between the NFL and its retired players concluded Wednesday with a federal judge's final approval of a settlement that the league said would provide “prompt and substantial benefits” to many of those suffering...
  • Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

    A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits. NFL actuaries project about 6,000 of the league's nearly 20,000 retired players could someday...
  • NFL concussion settlement receives federal judge's final OK

     NFL concussion settlement receives federal judge's final OK
    The long-running litigation between the NFL and its retired players concluded Wednesday with a federal judge's final approval of a settlement that the league said would provide "prompt and substantial benefits" to many of those suffering from concussion-...
  • Crime-writer Ann Rule's 2 sons charged with bilking her of $100,000

    SEATTLE The two adult sons of true-crime writer Ann Rule were charged last week with theft for allegedly bilking their ailing mother out of more than $100,000, though investigators are still digging into years of financial records to determine her total...
  • Former Iowa lawmaker found not guilty of spousal sex abuse

    An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. After about 13 hours of...
  • Alden Nickerson, longtime Wheaton educator, dies at 84

    Alden Nickerson taught history and English for 20 years at Edison Junior High School in Wheaton, taking a primary role in establishing the school's model U.S. Congress program for eighth-graders. Just as important for Mr. Nickerson, however, were the...
  • U.S. Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits. NFL actuaries project that about 6,000 of the league's nearly 20,000 retired...