| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. ...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed two laboratories in Atlanta and stopped sending out infectious agents and other biological materials from its highest-level bio-security labs due to recent safety and security lapses....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Another influenza season is in the books, and overall it caused less sickness and death than flu seasons in the recent past, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Between Sept. 29, 2013, and May 17, 2014, a total...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Co-workers and friends of Deerfield police Officer Anthony "Tony" Parisi remembered him as a dedicated and professional law enforcement officer after his death last week.
"(Parisi) was a valued member of the Deerfield Police Department. … Tony...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:45 AM
More than 200 people showed up to donate blood at Lincoln-Way Central High School Saturday and support 7-year-old Bella Rodrigues, who is hospitalized with a heart virus.
"We were expecting around 100 people, but our count has reached an accelerated...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:07 PM
In the seventh inning of the Dodgers' home opener Friday, Hanley Ramirez was called safe as he tried to steal second base. After a replay review, Ramirez was called out.
Here is what happened in the interim: San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy...
| Feb 4, 2014
Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Mexican author, journalist and essayist Federico Campbell, 72, died Saturday in a Mexico City hospital, according to a statement from the National Institute of Fine Arts.
No cause was disclosed but, citing an interview with the author's son Federico...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic men's hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck.
Poile underwent surgery for facial...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year.
The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:03 PM
The surreal state of the Lakers — they lose even when they win.
They beat the Orlando Magic, 103-94, Sunday at Staples Center and ended a four-game losing streak with a career-high 28 points from Jordan Hill.
But Pau Gasol couldn't finish the...