| Sep 13, 2010
Kevin McCarthy, the veteran stage and screen actor best known for his starring role as the panicked doctor who tried to warn the world about the alien "pod people" who were taking over in the 1956 science-fiction suspense classic "Invasion of the Body...
| Oct 25, 2010
Jane Donelson, who ran a trailblazing program from the 1960s through the early 1990s that lends toys to thousands of children in Los Angeles County, has died. She was 88.
Donelson, a longtime resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, died Oct. 8 of natural causes...
| Dec 18, 2010
MacKenzie "Mack" Miller, 89, a Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer who won the Kentucky Derby with Sea Hero, died Dec. 10 at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center hospice unit in Lexington after suffering a stroke.
Miller, then 71, was working...
| Aug 11, 2011
Texas billionaire and philanthropist
Charles Wyly, 77, a Texas billionaire and philanthropist whose family donated millions of dollars to Republican causes and Dallas arts projects, died Sunday after a car accident in western Colorado,...
| Aug 28, 2010
Robert S. Ingersoll, a Chicago industrialist who exchanged his business career for one as a diplomat, serving as U.S. ambassador to Japan and deputy secretary of State in the 1970s, has died. He was 96.
Ingersoll died Sunday at a retirement home in...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It's history they were talking about.
The verdict that landed like a slap in the face. The smoke that rose over the city in columns of protest. The rampant looting and savage beatings.
They were talking about nothing less than the evolution of a city...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A federally backed watchdog group says it has identified at least five more deaths involving poor care at a troubled Chicago nursing facility for disabled children and young adults, as well as a pattern of the home destroying evidence of medication...
| Apr 8, 2012
To think deeply and compassionately about South Los Angeles as we approach the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots is to inhabit a middle ground between optimism and bleak defeat.
A lot of good is going on in the inner city. But the last two decades...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 3:20 PM
A 4-year-old boy with severe developmental disabilities died in his nursing facility when he had difficulty breathing and no one heard the alarm on his monitor. Three weeks later, a 4-year-old girldied at the home in an almost identical way.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Plainfield Central softball coach Anne Campbell wanted to send a message to her players last week following a lackluster 4-1 loss to Plainfield South. So …...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The company buying the former Hubble Middle School property will get a little extra time to fulfill its purchasing agreement with Wheaton Warrenville School District …...