| Dec 22, 2012
Lee Dorman, 70, the bassist for the psychedelic rock band Iron Butterfly, was found dead Friday morning in a vehicle, said Gail Krause, an Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman. A coroner's investigation is under way, but foul play is not...
| Sep 2, 2012
Shulamith Firestone, whose 1970 book "The Dialectic of Sex" became a feminist classic with its calls for a drastic rethinking of women's roles in the bearing and raising of children, was found dead Tuesday in her New York City apartment. She was 67.
| May 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
A Des Plaines man died after being shot by police after a chase Friday that started with a traffic stop in southwest Illinois and ended in Missouri, according to police.
Jose H. Garcia, 49, of northwest suburban Des Plaines, was shot about 11:45 p.m....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Two teens have been charged with the fatal shooting of a star volleyball player from Wheaton during an apparent robbery attempt in St. Louis last weekend.
Keith Esters, 18, of Bel-Ridge, Mo., has been charged with first-degree murder, attempted robbery...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us about our early ancestors. Now, efforts to sequence the genomes of cancer cells -- to pinpoint the changes that occur in cancer cells' DNA when a person has the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Six Flags unveiled its 2013 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 13 locations.
> Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2013
Six Flags' 2013 attractions include three...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Martyl Langsdorf, the artist who created the widely known Doomsday Clock for the first cover of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, died March 26 at a rehabilitation facility near her home in suburban Chicago of complications from a lung infection. She was...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Hundreds of fast food workers around the country are walking off their jobs Monday to raise support for $15-an-hour pay.
Advocacy groups such as Fast Food Forward organized strikes in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Univision's 25th anniversary edition of its Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards ranked No. 11 with 66,500 viewers. The big winners were Prince Royce, who collected six awards, and the late Jenni Rivera, who received five. Her children accepted the awards....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Fans of Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo will need to wait a few more months for new episodes, as Long Island Medium Season 4 returns on TLC in May 2013. Although it seems – FOREVER – since the hit medium and her lovable family have graced...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Several experts said they believe that deputies' actions that set off the fire that ended the Christopher Dorner cabin standoff appear to be justified. "I don't understand what the big deal is," said Geoffery Alpert, a professor at the University......