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  • No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park

    No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park
    A South Side man was held without bail today for a Friday morning attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The woman was walking to work around 8:40 a.m. when she noticed Lemar...
  • How to deal with the Ebola outbreak

     How to deal with the Ebola outbreak
    It was a commendable decision — and more unnerving than risky — for Emory University to accept into its hospital two Americans who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while doing humanitarian work in Africa. The arrival of the first patient on...
  • Kids Headed Back to School? Get Ready With Our Tips

     
    I know I'm not the only parent counting down the days until school starts again. As wonderful as summer is, can we all admit that having a more regimented schedule is a huge relief? Read More #FamilyCarAdvice While we may......
  • Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar

    Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar
    A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed. The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
  • Brown vetoes gun-control bills

    Brown vetoes gun-control bills
    SACRAMENTO — Declaring that California already has some of the nation's toughest gun laws, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday vetoed bills that would have further limited gun ownership and the sale of semiautomatic rifles. The Democratic governor, a gun...
  • Image of infant with a rifle goes viral, fueling gun debate

    Image of infant with a rifle goes viral, fueling gun debate
    A Facebook picture of a 6-month-old smiling with a rifle resting across her lap has gone viral — prompting furious debate over seemingly everything from parents' rights to gun rights to the right to post the image online. Here's the story behind...
  • Letters: How long should they be in jail?

    Re “Growing up in prison,” Opinion, Jan. 13 Although I think that Edel Gonzalez should no longer be considered a threat to public safety, that sentiment is based on his not being the triggerman in the crime he was convicted of two decades...
  • George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was acquitted on Saturday of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was slain last year in a confrontation that touched off a national debate about race and guns. The jury of...
  • BGF gang's reach extends well beyond Baltimore detention center

    BGF gang's reach extends well beyond Baltimore detention center
    As Tyrone Brown sat in his jail cell at the Baltimore County Detention Center late last year, awaiting trial for the murder of a man in a Towson Town Center parking garage, he kept busy in part by smoking marijuana and memorizing contraband writings of...
  • Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road

    Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road
    A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
  • Search resumes for missing Glencoe man, 82

    Search resumes for missing Glencoe man, 82
    As the snow cover receded, Glencoe public safety officers continued their search Saturday for an 82-year-old village resident missing since January. Police had searched for days after Harvey Caplin walked away from his north suburban home near forest...