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  • Marilyn Lemak speaks

     
    Stacy St. Clair reports on the first interview granted by Marilyn Lemak, 54, the Naperville woman who murdered her three children in March, 1999. Lemak, who is serving a life sentence at the Dwight Correctional Center, refused many requests for......
  • `Most distasteful thing I've ever done' nears for Fawell

    When Scott Fawell takes the stand to testify against his close friend and mentor, George Ryan, it will be the "the most distasteful thing I've ever done," he wrote in a recent letter to the Tribune. Once as close as a son to the former governor and now...
  • TV reporter to challenge driving suspension after DUI arrest

    TV reporter to challenge driving suspension after DUI arrest
    CBS 2 Chicago investigative reporter Dave Savini will legally challenge the suspension of his driving privileges following his weekend arrest for driving under the influence, according to court documents filed this week. Savini’s attorney, Terry...
  • Residents organize to fight proposed shooting range near Hinsdale

     Residents organize to fight proposed shooting range near Hinsdale
    Concerns about safety, noise, pollution and disruption to wildlife are some of the reasons cited in a petition drawn up by residents who oppose plans to build a gun club at a private country club near Hinsdale's south side. The residents are asking that...
  • Some got a second helping

    As University of Illinois became increasingly competitive and costly, some well-connected applicants had a double advantage: Clout not only got them on campus, it also got them free tuition. University e-mails and a state report show that some students...
  • Bong Recreation Area, Wayne Woods more than just pun-worthy names

    You've seen the sign on Interstate 94 near Kenosha: Bong Recreation Area.Maybe you've snickered. Maybe you've kept a poker face in an attempt to maintain parental authority as adolescent hilarity erupted from the back seat. Or maybe you have a T-shirt...
  • Check out these historic forest preserve structures built by the CCC

    The dismal economy has me thinking a cheerful outdoors thought: Bring back the CCC!The Civilian Conservation Corps was the silver lining of the dark cloud that was the Great Depression. Nicknamed "Roosevelt's Tree Army," it did double duty of...
  • Lose yourself in isolated Visitation Prairie

    Nothing beats a good walk in the woods. You get the restorative contentment of cherishing nature. You get a good walk. And you get away from crowds in a way that only your feet -- which can navigate the narrowest trails and the thickest thickets -- can...
  • Obama's kickoff is steeped in symbolism

    The last time Barack Obama delivered a formal address in Illinois' state capital, it was to mark the opening of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum where he hailed the 16th president as a man who "did not equivocate or duck or pass the...
  • Durbin proposes 'Bringing Fugitives to Justice Act'

    Durbin proposes 'Bringing Fugitives to Justice Act'
    Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin today announced a host of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who find haven across America's borders after they are charged with violent felonies in the United States. In the long term,...
  • GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters

    GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters
    Illinois Republican governor and U.S. Senate candidates are traveling the state rallying potential voters ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Republican Bill Brady urged his supporters on St. Patrick's Day to turn out in force and repeat his 2010...