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  • News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation

    News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation
    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....
  • Former La Grange woman guilty in '03 slaying of boyfriend

    Former La Grange woman guilty in '03 slaying of boyfriend
    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...
  • Aurora school district agrees to stricter abuse monitoring

    Aurora school district agrees to stricter abuse monitoring
    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...
  • Battered rug is key in trial of man accused of killing wife

    Battered rug is key in trial of man accused of killing wife
    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,...
  • Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7

    Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7
    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...
  • Drivers ignoring child seat and seat belt rules are killing children

    Drivers ignoring child seat and seat belt rules are killing children
    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...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    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...
  • State to tighten rules for sex-offender screening

     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...
  • Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'

    Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'
    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...
  • Florida tougher on predators — but more action needed

     Florida tougher on predators — but more action needed
    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...
  • No Ramadan return for Iran maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian

    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...