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  • Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune

    Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune
    Mark Landis didn't become an art imitator for the money. Using his name along with several aliases — he even posed as a Catholic priest — Landis attempted to donate 100 fakes to some 50 institutions in 20 states. And because he has not...
  • U.S., Arab allies struck 24 militant targets in Syria, officials say

    U.S., Arab allies struck 24 militant targets in Syria, officials say
    The deadly Tomahawks roared in from two directions in the predawn hours Tuesday, as the guided-missile destroyer Arleigh Burke in the Red Sea and the cruiser Philippine Sea in the north Persian Gulf fired 47 cruise missiles across the cold desert and into...
  • A call for leadership

    At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East. This was not a step the president wanted to...
  • Tinley Park participates in Rail Safety Week

    Tinley Park participates in Rail Safety Week
    Tinley Park participated in the first Illinois Rail Safety Week alongside about 275 municipalities in an effort to raise awareness. The week came together through the efforts of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and countless officials across...
  • BTK killer's daughter says Stephen King is 'exploiting' victims, families with movie

    WICHITA, Kan. Kerri Rawson, the daughter of BTK serial killer Dennis Rader, broke the family's nine-year silence this week and talked about her father's 10 murders. An interview by writer Stephen King about the upcoming movie "A Good Marriage" prompted...
  • Exclusive: Courting Vietnam, U.S. prepares to ease arms embargo

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly 40 years after the United States helicoptered its last soldiers out of Vietnam in an ignominious retreat, Washington is moving closer to lifting an arms embargo on its former enemy, with initial sales likely to help Hanoi...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
  • 9/11 Museum unveils new display on hunt for Osama bin Laden

    The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York unveiled this week a new display devoted to the hunt for Osama bin Laden. The unveiling of the exhibit, which features U.S. Navy SEAL artifacts and objects from the 2011 raid in Abbottabad,...
  • A night for heroes at Navy SEAL Foundation benefit

    A night for heroes at Navy SEAL Foundation benefit
    On the anniversary of 9/11, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted a tribute to our nation's heroes and their families at its third annual benefit at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. A sellout crowd of more than 500 enjoyed an inspiring program that opened with...
  • Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry

    Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry
    Myrtle Sanders was just a month old when she and her mother visited Fort McHenry with thousands of others to form the Human Flag in 1914 — 100 years after the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. On Tuesday, the 100-year-old...
  • U.S. Navy pilot missing after two aircraft crash in Pacific Ocean

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is searching for a pilot missing after two combat jets crashed at sea in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday, Navy officials said. The two F/A-18 Hornets were operating from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson when...