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  • Illinois dioceses, other Catholic groups sue over White House insurance mandate

    Illinois dioceses, other Catholic groups sue over White House insurance mandate
    The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration's mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost of...
  • Family sues Naperville man over fatal hit-and-run

    Family sues Naperville man over fatal hit-and-run
    The family of a Joliet woman killed in a 2008 hit-and-run accident is suing the driver who just recently came forward and confessed to striking her. Maria Lech filed the wrongful death lawsuit Thursday in Will County against David McCarthy, 28, of...
  • Indeed.com adds resume search

    Indeed.com adds resume search
    A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago. Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles. For now, the search at indeed.com/...
  • TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets

    TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets
    If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below? Check out the Illinois Department of...
  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
  • Drew Peterson Found Guilty of Murdering 3rd Wife

    Drew Peterson Found Guilty of Murdering 3rd Wife
    JOLIET, Ill. -- An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police sergeant Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of his ex-wife. The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for nearly 14 hours total before delivering its...
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
  • 2012 Lexus LFA: First Drive

     
    When Lexus offered a few laps in its new LFA supercar at a local racetrack, I jumped at what might be Cars.com's only opportunity to drive the limited-production car. Of the 173 units allocated for the U.S. out of 500......
  • Midwest Gas Prices Spike Overnight

     
    Memorial Day came and went, and with it went lower gas prices for many in the Midwest. Overnight, gas stations around Chicago and Indianapolis raised prices significantly. In Elgin, Ill., a Chicago suburb, prices rose 40 cents in 24 hours,......
  • Plea for help is a jolly old scam

     
    To judge from my inbox, London is a perilous place. In the last several years, I’ve received dozens of anguished emails from friends reporting that they’ve been mugged while on vacation in that fabled city. “All cash, cell phones and.......
  • Judge halts Illinois from ending Catholic Charities adoption contracts… for now.

     
    Illinois has decided to end its involvement and financial contracts for Catholic Charities’ adoption and foster services in the wake of the religious organization’s refusal to follow the state’s new civil unions law and existing anti-...