| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003.
Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:49 PM
West Aurora school officials who failed to report an incident involving a teacher later convicted of sexually abusing two students can avoid prosecution if they adopt and follow better reporting regulations, Kane County’s chief prosecutor said...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A former Aurora man already serving life in prison for a double murder went on trial Monday in the 1990 slaying of his wife, a case in which a battered rug excavated from a Naperville horse farm will play a key role.
The murder trial of Aurelio Montano,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:56 PM
An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said.
Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Two disturbing reports out this week point out the dangers faced by children while riding in cars.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that more than a third of children under age 13 who died in passenger vehicle crashes in 2011 were...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.
One went on to rape an...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:26 AM
SAN DIEGO--As the City Council prepares Friday to approve a mediation plan that includes Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, his ex-fiancee has expressed not anger but sadness.
Just days before three ex-supporters went public last month with accusations...
| Sep 29, 2013
It's difficult to say what's more disturbing about the system for protecting Floridians from sexual predators:
It could be the fact that Sun Sentinel reporters Sally Kestin and Dana Williams found that during the past 14 years, 594 known deviants...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:33 AM
TEHRAN -- In these first days of Ramadan, many Iranians hoped to hear a familiar and beloved voice as they tuned into state radio or switched on TV just before iftar, the evening meal that signals the end of the dawn-to-dusk fast.
They were looking...