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Father's Day

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Top Father's Day Articles

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  • Bobby Simmons keeps his word, gets his degree

    Bobby Simmons keeps his word, gets his degree
    On Father's Day last month, Bobby Simmons fulfilled a promise made long ago to his mother that left him feeling like a better dad. In front of 25 loved ones interspersed in the Allstate Arena crowd, Simmons officially became a graduate of DePaul...
  • Father of Oscar Grant loses lawsuit against BART officer

    A federal jury decided unanimously Tuesday that the BART police officer who killed¬† Oscar Grant III in 2009 owed no compensation to Grant’s father, who was in prison during his son's life. Oscar Grant II filed the civil rights lawsuit and sought...
  • Virgen: Recent deaths remind me to love life

     Virgen: Recent deaths remind me to love life
    If it's true that life is how you perceive it, then death should not really have so much sting. But in truth, the death of a loved one can shatter a home, break hearts and dramatically change lives. So just how does one overcome death of a loved one,...
  • Girl charged with murder sends Father's Day letter to judge

    Girl charged with murder sends Father's Day letter to judge
    The 14-year-old girl charged with the fatal shooting of another teenage girl in a feud over a boy quietly asked a Cook County judge during a hearing Friday if he had received the Father’s Day letter she sent him. The girl, who the Tribune is not...
  • For retired police officer, Father's Day an affair of the heart

    For retired police officer, Father's Day an affair of the heart
    The Illinois State Police captain was used to taking command in high-profile cases, among them overseeing dozens of officers in the investigation that led to the arrest of former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson. But in September, when a life-...
  • Honey, stop staring at me when I'm playing golf

    Golf Ball Exploritorius - the unexplained and incurable desire to search for other peoples' lost golf balls in the midst of a round. I'll admit it; I suffer from this disease, which I just coined. It's an affliction that has netted me numerous eye...
  • Route 59 in Naperville, Aurora to close this weekend

     Route 59 in Naperville, Aurora to close this weekend
    A stretch of state Route 59 through Aurora and Naperville will be closed for part of the weekend for a construction project. Motorists will not be able to use a half-mile portion of Route 59 between North Aurora Road and Glacier Park Avenue from 9 p.m....
  • Be sure to tell your dad how you feel about him

    It's time to honor dad. If your dad is like mine and many other fathers, they are men of very few words. They don't talk much about their feelings, and they tend not to show their emotions very often.  But dads do have feelings and emotions, and...
  • Freebies and deals for Dad on Father's Day

     
    It's Dad's special day Sunday and some area attractions will help you celebrate by offering free or discounted offers for fathers this weekend. Take dad on a ride back in time along the scenic Delaware River. The Delaware River Railroad in Phillipsburg is...
  • Dads are free at Sigal Museum on Father's Day

     
    Bring Dad to the Sigal Museum on Father's Day to see the Easton museum’s newest exhibit "Heart and Soil: Our Farmers, Our Legacy," on dispay through Oct. 13. Photographer Rick Smith’s 10 year project was documenting local farms and farming...
  • Men who make a real difference in the lives of their children

    Father's Day isn't a day I'm accustomed to acknowledging. I had an estranged relationship with my father. His absence painted a stain of humiliation on my heart. I was usually able to obscure my brokenness, but Father's Day was especially difficult....