| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:19 AM
A Chicago man who had been accused of throwing a fire extinguisher off an Elgin parking garage, striking and killing a homeless man, has been acquitted of first-degree murder charges.
A Kane County jury deliberated more than two hours before returning...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A Chicago woman has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for the death of her boyfriend, who died after she soaked him in gasoline and the fumes ignited.
Prosecutors said Sherry Ann Hartison, 45, had a history of threatening Allan Penny if he did not...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:24 AM
UTIs, urinary tract infections, are common elderly health concerns. When you are caring for someone who has a UTI or a history of UTIs, you need to be informed.
Learn what UTIs are, learn the signs and symptoms, how to prevent them and when to notify the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Early detection of cancer saves lives - right?
This widely-held belief drives many to get unnecessary screenings, according to Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports just-released analysis of the latest research and extensive expert...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:39 PM
YORK — Food is always very important for MaryElizabeth Warhol. And because Warhol, 17, is a national-class swimmer, she cheerily admits she burns so many calories daily that watching what she eats the way many teenage girls do is unnecessary.
| May 24, 2013
| 5:41 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State wildlife regulators are reminding anglers that use of salmon eggs or minnows for bait is restricted in some waters to prevent the spread of a virus that's deadly to fish.
If you buy minnows for bait, the Michigan...
| Jan 15, 2013
Adam Jacobs doesn't know all the details about the events that led to his mother's death Sept. 10, but he'd sure like to find out.
So, shortly after Charmaine Jacobs passed away from sepsis, the younger Jacobs began searching for answers.
| May 15, 2013
| 5:40 AM
An angler Dan Mishler knows built a fish shelter in the waters of Lake Charlevoix in front of his house.
Over the winter, said Mishler, who is the president of the Lake Charlevoix Association, the man was ice fishing over that shelter. In the early...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dr. Kermit Gosnell proved a serene but solitary figure in the courtroom during his long murder trial, in contrast to the chaotic life he built as an inner-city doctor, abortion provider and father of six.
Jurors who convicted...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:19 PM
William H. Hoffman, a retired U.S. Food and Drug Administration official, died Monday from septic shock after kidney transplant surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 81.
William Harry Hoffman was...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor.
"It was Jan. 1  and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...