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  • Gang violence is less related to drugs than thought, CDC says

     
    Gang homicides are less likely to be drug-related than is widely believed and are more likely to be the result of factors such as retaliation to ongoing gang violence, the CDC reported Thursday. The gang violence report is the first such study based on...
  • Chicago Tribune high school girls basketball spotlight’s on New Trier’s Maggie Lyon

     
    The lone night Maggie Lyon spent on the New Trier bench with a sprained ankle was difficult, but the rarity of such an occasion made …...
  • D99 OKs new concussion rules for student athletes

     
    Student athletes at Downers Grove’s two high schools can be barred from participating in sporting events if there is a possibility the athlete has suffered …...
  • Woman airlifted to hospital after crash

     
    A Naperville woman was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Aurora this morning, according to police. Mary T. McMahon, 63, was driving a 1997 …...
  • Witnesses give graphic accounts of South Sudan ethnic violence

     
    Graphic accounts emerge of women and children targeted in South Sudan ethnic violence: Witnesses tell Doctors Without Borders of children being attacked in ethnic violence in South Sudan's Jonglei state, including toddlers who were smashed against trees...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (mp3) WLS-AM: Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crains Chicago Business, Ray Long of the......
  • Afghan suicide bomb attack kills 4 civilians; 3 Britons injured

     
    A suicide car bomber who took aim at a Western convoy in southern Afghanistan on Thursday killed four Afghan civilians and injured more than 30 other people, including three British nationals who were involved in reconstruction work, Afghan and British...
  • Shaun White drops out of Slopestyle X Games competition thanks to sprained ankle

     
    The 16-time X Games medalist still plans to compete in the Men's Snowboard SuperPipe on Sunday. He's won the event every year since 2008....
  • Occupy Oakland: Police arrest 300, officials decry 'illegal activity'

     
    Oakland police made more than 300 arrests during a tense Occupy Oakland protest Saturday, with city officials expressing frustration and outrage at the tactics of some demonstrators. City Administrator Deanna Santana said the city "will not be bullied...
  • Kings update: Limited progress for Simon Gagne

     
    There are very few answers -- and many questions -- when it comes to the murky case of Kings winger Simon Gagne, who suffered a concussion Dec. 26. Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi answered a few questions with......
  • Sidney 'Broken Neck' Crosby pushes himself, on ice last 2 days

     
    Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins star, has been out on the ice practicing -- extensively -- with injured teammates two days in a row just days after reports that he'd suffered not only a concussion but also a neck injury....