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Grammar Police Criticize Greg Maddux HOF Plaque

Grammar Police Criticize Greg Maddux HOF Plaque

The Cooperstown plaque for the former Braves and Cubs pitcher has provoked a social media debate over grammar. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Rogue Ex-Cops Top CPD Misconduct Complaints

Rogue Ex-Cops Top CPD Misconduct Complaints

Keith Herrera and Jerome Finnigan racked up dozens of complaints between 2001 and 2006. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Indiana Babysitter Gets 6 Years for Abuse of 4-Year-Old

Indiana Babysitter Gets 6 Years for Abuse of 4-Year-Old

A Northwest Indiana babysitter will serve six years in prison for her part in the abuse of a toddler. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Boko Haram Trades Terrorist Tips With Somalia's Al Shabaab

Boko Haram Trades Terrorist Tips With Somalia's Al Shabaab

Boko Haram is trading tactics with Somalian terrorist group, Al Shabaab as it continues its bloody campaign to carve... Read »

Jul 6, 2014
20M Gallons: LA Geyser, Flood Twice as Bad as Feared

20M Gallons: LA Geyser, Flood Twice as Bad as Feared

More than 20 million gallons of water were lost during Tuesday's massive water main break near UCLA, doubling... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Rahm Introduces Minimum Wage Ordinance

Rahm Introduces Minimum Wage Ordinance

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has introduced an ordinance that would gradually increase the minimum wage in the city to... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Cubs Acquire Disgruntled Red Sox Pitcher

Cubs Acquire Disgruntled Red Sox Pitcher

Reliever Felix Doubront has also served as a starting pitcher. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
House Approves $17 Billion Bipartisan VA Health Care Fix

House Approves $17 Billion Bipartisan VA Health Care Fix

The House on Wednesday passed a bipartisan bill aimed at reforming the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs in... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
UCLA Flooding: Before and After

UCLA Flooding: Before and After

Before-and-after photos show the damage left behind when a water main broke Tuesday in Los Angeles' Westwood... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Body Found at Whiting Beach Identified as Missing Boater

Body Found at Whiting Beach Identified as Missing Boater

A body that washed ashore in Whiting, Indiana Monday has been identified as a man who disappeared in a... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Hyundai Recalls 888,700 Sonata Sedans

Hyundai Recalls 888,700 Sonata Sedans

Hyundai is recalling 883,000 of its 2011-2014 Sonata sedans because a faulty shift cable may disconnect, causing the... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Papal Wisdom: Pope Offers 10 Tips for a Happy Life

Papal Wisdom: Pope Offers 10 Tips for a Happy Life

The Catholic pontiff perhaps best known for his "Who am I to judge?" credo has offered his flock 10... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Not Just Ebola: More Diseases Your ER Should Look For

Not Just Ebola: More Diseases Your ER Should Look For

A possible Ebola scare shut down a North Carolina emergency room briefly this week — and though it was a... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Girl Cries Over Baby Brother:

Girl Cries Over Baby Brother: "I Want Him to Stay Little"

A YouTube video of a 5-year-old sobbing at the thought that her little brother will some day grow up has gone viral... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Medical Marijuana Could Soon Be Sold Next to a Starbucks Near You

Medical Marijuana Could Soon Be Sold Next to a Starbucks Near You

Smell that? It's the funky stench of victory for champions of expanding access to medical marijuana in... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
2 Women Survive Ordeal Along Indiana Rail Bridge

2 Women Survive Ordeal Along Indiana Rail Bridge

A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Peace Corps Pulls Out of West Africa Over Ebola

Peace Corps Pulls Out of West Africa Over Ebola

The Peace Corp on Wednesday announced that it is temporarily pulling its volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Gov. Quinn Will Have a Terrible, No Good, Very Bad October

Gov. Quinn Will Have a Terrible, No Good, Very Bad October

October is looking rough for embattled Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as two corruption investigations slated for... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Chicago Should Name More Than Just a Park After Jane Byrne

Chicago Should Name More Than Just a Park After Jane Byrne

By any estimation, Jane deserves her day in the sun. She was one of the most colorful, passionate and,... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Why Is This Gardener Suing  Chicago?

Why Is This Gardener Suing Chicago?

Cummings and other gardeners are filing lawsuits that claim city employees may not be able to distinguish... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
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