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  • Obama's income drops, but the president is still a millionaire, tax returns show

    Obama's income drops, but the president is still a millionaire, tax returns show
    President Obama's income dropped substantially in 2010 from the previous year due to declining book sales, but he is still comfortably in the ranks of the nation's millionaires, his federal tax returns show. The Obama family earned $1.73 million last...
  • Senate Democrats reintroduce Dream Act

    Senate Democrats reintroduce Dream Act
    As President Obama works to restart the immigration debate, congressional Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced the proposed Dream Act, long-sought legislation that would provide children who were brought to the U.S. illegally a route to citizenship if they...
  • Many say L.A. is safer 20 years after 1992 riots, poll finds

    Many say L.A. is safer 20 years after 1992 riots, poll finds
    Nearly 20 years after Los Angeles was shaken by one of the worst outbreaks of civil unrest in U.S. history, residents say the city is safer and relations between its racial and ethnic groups are significantly better than they were in 1992. Most also...
  • When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools

    When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools
    They were not even born at the time their city erupted in flames, violence and rage against a system that would not convict Los Angeles police officers of brutally beating a black man. But high school students Jiaya Ingram, Ashley Torres and Jessica...
  • Illinois basketball results, schedule, stats

    Illinois basketball results, schedule, stats
  • Complete coverage: Northwestern vs. Illinois at Wrigley Field

    Complete coverage: Northwestern vs. Illinois at Wrigley Field
  • Boys' basketball: Crespi signs up for tourney in Illinois

     
    The Encino Crespi basketball team has signed up for a post-Christmas excursion to the Chicago area, where the Celts will play in the Proviso West tournament from Dec. 26-31. Proviso West is located in Hillside, Ill., about 15 miles west......
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: Déjà vu all over again

     
    On "The Good Wife," Alicia finds herself back in all too familiar place....
  • Legislature OKs tax hike to fund nursing home safety

    State authorities say they have found a way to raise hundreds of millions of dollars annually to carry out safety reforms in nursing homes without dipping into Illinois' depleted coffers. Under a bill passed by the General Assembly early Wednesday, the...
  • Children with disabilities die on care facility's watch

    Children with disabilities die on care facility's watch
    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. When state...
  • Center where kids died gets monitor

    Center where kids  died gets monitor
    In a rare move, Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday ordered a health monitor be placed at a troubled Chicago facility caring for children with severe developmental disabilities. The governor also instructed his senior health policy adviser to immediately draft...