| Jul 29, 2010
| 6:32 AM
A Connecticut man is in Dauphin County Prison on charges related to the rape of a child. Yesterday, Paul Joseph Begnoche, 52 years of age, of the first block of Roberts St., Shelton, CT, was extradited here on a warrant and is charged with Rape of a...
| Aug 13, 2011
It was the day that Brianna Manns, mother of conjoined twins Kameron and Kaydon Hayes, had long dreaded. The sons she had sought to keep alive for more than 16 months were dying.
The infants were fighting an infection. Their shared heart was beating...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Justice is served: Michael Andes allegedly parked his car in a handicapped space in Shelton without a handicapped permit and called the police to report it, apparently to show that they were not enforcing parking laws. He reportedly called the...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:25 AM
Experts will field questions on common sleep mistakes. Myth: Watching TV in my bedroom and working on my laptop in bed helps me wind down and fall asleep.
Fact: Doing work, watching TV and using the computer, both close to bedtime and especially in...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Defying the odds, conjoined twins born critically ill last year in University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago have reached a major milestone: their first birthday.
Doctors did not expect Kaydon and Kameron Hayes to live this long, and even had...
| Sep 27, 2011
At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms.
Doctors in the...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 11:54 AM
When wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate.
What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
| Oct 7, 2011
Michelle Malizzo Ballog was nervous as hospital staff wheeled her into surgery to replace a temporary stent in her liver. In a procedure two weeks earlier, also at University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, she had awakened too early from the...
| Jan 4, 2012
A smile revealing rows of healthy white teeth spreads across 8-year-old Maria McCarthy's face.
Confident and poised, the Skokie girl smiles easily. But five years ago, when she arrived as a foster child at the home of Michael and Ana McCarthy, her baby...
| Oct 14, 2011
Medicare chief Jonathan Blum was in Chicago this week to get the word out about changes to the federal health insurance program, which begins open enrollment Saturday.
Among the changes this year: fewer health plans, lower premiums and an earlier...
| May 3, 2011
| 11:39 AM
1st) Garden Catering
“We’re a family-run business,” says Tina Carpenteri. “Coming into our stores is like walking into a friend’s home.” The daughter of Frank Carpenteri, Sr. (who has run Garden Catering since 1991 and...