| 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.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:46 PM
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kits imported by Jo-Ann Stores Inc. of Hudson, Ohio, and manufactured by Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts of China; sold exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:11 PM
A 19-year-old man shot in the knee earlier this month died after he developed an infection while being treated, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
His death was ruled a homicide.
Darrell Austin, of the 9500 block of South...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Many Americans would be surprised to learn that chimpanzees are still being used in biomedical research and that millions of other animals are utilized in consumer product and toxicity testing. Others may find a sense of security in knowing that this...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:36 PM
They're colorful and alluring, but Consumer Reports says there's a potential safety hazard with popular small toy balls and beads that expand dramatically in water.
There's been one recall, but many more of these super-absorbent polymer balls are...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:17 AM
They’re colorful and alluring, but Consumer Reports says there’s a potential safety
hazard with popular small toy balls and beads that expand dramatically in water. There
are many of those super-absorbent polymer balls on the market,...
| Dec 5, 2011
Character actor was in 'Deliverance'
Bill McKinney, 80, a character actor who carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults Ned Beatty's character in the 1972 film "Deliverance,...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
State regulators have cited a troubled Chicago facility for disabled children in yet another death, this one involving a 14-month-old girl.
Authorities concluded that staff at Alden Village North waited two days to contact the girl's doctor when test...
| Feb 11, 2011
A fourth Southern California patient has died following Lap-Band weight-loss surgery at a clinic connected to the pervasive 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign, according to a lawsuit filed by the patient's husband.
Laura Faitro of Simi Valley died...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A patient at Harrisburg Medical Center complained to the state that a bacterial infection spreading through the hospital had already killed one person and that …...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Blue’s singer Etta James’ has been hospitalized after experiencing difficulty breathing, said her manager, Lupe de Leon, on Friday...