| Aug 16, 2014
Soaring fire fees that knocked some assisted living facilities out of business are dropping dramatically now that few of those homes remain open.
Operators of the homes serving the mentally ill said all along that the city's goal behind the fee spike was...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:12 AM
Jeff Malanoski sat in front of his bowl of cereal, watching "The Price is Right" and forgetting to eat his breakfast.
His sister, Marilyn Long, sat at the table next to him and repeatedly reminded him.
"Why don't you eat your cereal?" she coaxed,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Two nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with verbal abuse of residents, pressure sores that were not monitored and the case of a resident who fell 15 times in four months.
On July 8, Greenwich Woods Health...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports:
A Niles woman was charged with DUI, having no valid insurance and disobeying a red light July 8 on the 1500 block of W. Touhy Ave.
A Chicago man was charged with driving with no insurance,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:31 PM
An attorney representing the 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher and scout leader charged with sex crimes against children that allegedly took place decades ago said today that extraditing his client to Wyoming would be akin to “a death sentence.&...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
At age 80, Elgin resident John Juergensmeyer was an active attorney who was passionate about many things, including scuba diving and piloting his small multi-engine airplane, according to family members and friends.
On Sunday evening, Juergensmeyer died...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Starting Wednesday, a new state law requires Connecticut hospitals to tell all patients when they are being kept in the hospital for observation instead of being admitted and to warn them about the financial consequences.
Anyone who goes to the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn.
She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company.
The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Federal prosecutors are pressing for a 10-month prison sentence for onetime congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, who they assert was so driven by entitlement and political ambition that she struck an illegal campaign deal with former Gov. John G....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:36 AM
HARTFORD — With sophisticated computer programs, employers have data to predict how many people will be needed for a Tuesday lunch rush if it's raining, or on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the mall in December.
The workforce analytics company...