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  • Tura Satana dies at 72; actress starred in 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'

    Tura Satana dies at 72; actress starred in 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'
    Tura Satana, an actress who gained cult status for her role in the 1965 Russ Meyer movie "Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!," died Friday of heart failure at a hospital in Reno. Satana's death was confirmed by her manager, Siouxzan Perry, who said Satana was...
  • Cop sues 'Real Housewives' cast over bar fight

    Cop sues 'Real Housewives' cast over bar fight
    "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast members beat up and injured a Chicago-area police officer and his cousin during a brawl earlier this year at a posh Dominican resort, two lawsuits filed today allege. Adolfo Arreola, a sworn officer with the...
  • Scientists dye Des Plaines River red to find possible Asian carp paths

    Scientists dye Des Plaines River red to find possible Asian carp paths
    The Des Plaines River near Lemont, Ill., has taken on an unusually ruddy hue this week, due to a red dye that scientists have begun pouring in the water. The temporary tint is part of a study to see where water from the Des Plaines River may by moving...
  • Urban farm is no fish tale

    Urban farm is no fish tale
    Imagine raising vegetables in an abandoned, four-story manufacturing building. And doing it without soil. An old building once used to manufacture plows for farm fields is being transformed into a dirtless vertical farm where fish and lettuce are grown...
  • Former Elmhurst College student gets probation, fine for hate crime

    Former Elmhurst College student gets probation, fine for hate crime
  • Bail denied for Arlington Heights teen in slaying of father

    Bail denied for Arlington Heights teen in slaying of father
    Bail was denied this morning for the son of a man found duct-taped to a chair and stabbed to death, while the son's three alleged accomplices were ordered held on bail ranging from $1.5 million to $3 million. Mathew Nellesen, 19, appeared in Cook County...
  • Take Your Child to Work Day

    Take Your Child to Work Day
    Today was "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," otherwise known at the Sentinel as Take a Child to Work Day. My son, Gabriel, missed out last year, and was very eager and excited to participate this time around. After a brief email exchange, photo...
  • Fatigue supplements are actually misbranded drugs: FDA

    Fatigue supplements are actually misbranded drugs: FDA
    A commercial website for people suffering from symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia is rife with numerous illegal and misleading treatment claims, according to a recent warning letter sent to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum by the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Weight loss pioneer: 'Drop the fork!'

    Weight loss pioneer: 'Drop the fork!'
    Five minutes with Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch: Weight loss pioneer Jean Nidetch, who once weighed 214 pounds, founded the Weight Watchers organization in 1963 after following an eating regimen prescribed by the New York City Board of Health. Now...
  • Improv pioneer Josephine Forsberg dies

    Improv pioneer Josephine Forsberg dies
    Josephine Forsberg, a pioneer of the teaching of improvisational acting in Chicago, an early company member at The Second City, and an influential teacher of such stars as George Wendt, Shelley Long and Bill Murray, died Monday morning at the Illinois...
  • 'Cirque Shanghai' back again; 'Cinderella' for the holidays

    'Cirque Shanghai' back again; 'Cinderella' for the holidays
    "Cirque Shanghai," the long-running attraction on Navy Pier, will be back once again this summer. Shows begin May 24 at the Skyline Stage, which (given the plans to improve the pier) is not long for this world. And Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday that...