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  • $7 Million Verdict In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts

    $7 Million Verdict In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts
    WATERBURY — A Superior Court jury handed up a $7 million verdict against the Boy Scouts of America on Friday, finding that the organization was liable for sexual abuse committed by a scout leader in New Fairfield in the 1970s. Court records show...
  • Sex abuse trial less likely for ex-Winnetka teacher, 94

    Sex abuse trial less likely for ex-Winnetka teacher, 94
    The prospects grew dimmer Thursday that an elderly former Winnetka teacher will ever stand trial on child sex abuse charges, after his attorneys described in court a man ravaged by age and disease and not fit for trial. For one man who claims longtime...
  • Vet thinks inside the box for good of Old Glory

    Vet thinks inside the box for good of Old Glory
    One day last spring, John Palmeri glimpsed hints of red, white and blue peeking from a trash compactor at a Home Depot in Huntington Beach where the Vietnam-era veteran was working. Palmeri yanked the tattered American flag from the bin and marched to...
  • Friends, family, laud J. Kroy Ostergaard, former Wilmette trustee

    Friends, family, laud J. Kroy Ostergaard, former Wilmette trustee
    Friends and family this week remembered former Wilmette village trustee J. Kroy Ostergaard as a man whose friendly, problem-solving attitude toward life was forged in World War II mountain combat and three quarters of a century in the scouting movement....
  • Lincolnwood teen makes benches for Chicago's Misericordia

    Lincolnwood teen makes benches for Chicago's Misericordia
    Compassion, self-discipline, and a good moral compass are a few of the traits instilled in Boy Scouts from a young age. For proof, just ask Lincolnwood teenager Ian Klatzco, who learned more about self-discipline and diligence in two days than some...
  • In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy

    With her right hand, my 8-year-old daughter, Kalian, presses the red-hot soldering iron against the circuit board. With her left hand, she guides a thin, tin wire until it's pressing against both the circuit board and the tip of the iron. The tin begins...
  • Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online

    Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online
    A North Shore man who assumed for nearly 50 years that he was the only person allegedly molested by former Winnetka teacher William Bricker recalls the Google search that the man said lifted a decadeslong burden from his shoulders. Another man who...
  • Pennsylvania manhunt ends as Eric Frein 'had no choice but to give up'

    Pennsylvania manhunt ends as Eric Frein 'had no choice but to give up'
    For more than six weeks they scoured the Poconos woods in northeastern Pennsylvania, working extra-long shifts in pursuit of Eric Frein, the man charged with killing one of their own. So on Thursday night, when news came from the field that the focus of...
  • Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum

    Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum
    A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
  • Former Boy Scout Leader Charged After Allegations Made Of Sex Assault

    Former Boy Scout Leader Charged After Allegations Made Of Sex Assault
    THOMPSON — A former Boy Scout troop leader was charged last week following an investigation into allegations of sexual assaults that took place over 20 years, state police said Monday. David Kress, 52, of Quaddick Road, was charged with three...
  • Sex abuse charges against former teacher, 94, raise questions about his past

    Sex abuse charges against former teacher, 94, raise questions about his past
    Over a career that spanned five decades, William Bricker surrounded himself with children, teaching physical education to generations of kids at Winnetka’s Hubbard Woods School, volunteering as a local Boy Scout leader and spending summers working...