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Neighbors of Possible Murder, Suicide: `Terrible Smell Made Us Call Cops, Couple had History of Domestic Violence'Reporter, Reporter, Photographer, PhotographerNeighbors say a terrible smell made them call police to the scene of a possible murder suicide. Police found a man and a woman dead inside a duplex bedroom in the 1400 block of west Mt. Vernon. “The stench just came up through the basement and went...
Inside the Courtroom: Alberta Comstock Takes Stand, Sister Offers Alibi in Day Three of Testimony in the Rolland Comstock Wrongful Death Civil TrialReporter, PhotographerScroll down to see the latest updates in bold print from inside the courtroom starting at 8:45 Thursday morning. An ex-wife at the center of a rare wrongful death trial could testify as early as today. Just how many questions she will answer without...
WGN NewsGerald Danzer To purchase a copy of the book: Illinois: A History in Pictures Offering a rich and expansive history that extends far beyond the familiar anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln and the Great Chicago Fire, Illinois: A History in Pictures...
There was a time when it looked as if the schooner Virginia was cursed. Severe money problems, a muddled mission, political bickering and cracked masts — all of that and more plagued the wooden sailing vessel, a reproduction of a 1917 pilot...
From Staff ReportsCheck out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more. MUSEUMS Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
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WGN NewsRichard Lindberg To purchase a copy of the book: Total White Sox: The Definitive Encyclopedia of the Chicago White Sox The third edition of Richard Lindberg's best-selling Total White Sox - the definitive, most comprehensive history of the beloved...
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"Injun Summer," an earlier era's celebration of autumn and childhood imagination, took on a life of its own — almost literally. The famous cartoon first appeared on Sept. 30, 1907, on Page One, the answer to a looming deadline on a slow news day....
Special to the Los Angeles Times"Florence has changed," my friend Alessandra told me on the phone. "There's a new spirit here." "I don't believe it," I said. "I know Florentines; they're conservative people who hate change." "Come and see for yourself. I'm going on a trip. You can...
When your teen comes home slurring, swaying and smelling of alcohol, here's a research finding that will help you pinpoint whom to finger as the major "bad influence" in the kid's life. First, a couple of hints: It's not that rowdy gang of boys your son...
ReporterNext year will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, the standoff between the Civil War ironclads the USS Monitor and the Confederate ship Virginia. This summer, we're learning more about that battle and the men who fought it, because...
Tribune NewspapersFebruary isn't the only time to celebrate black history, and the importance of June 19 is a prime example of why. Juneteenth* is just around the corner, and trips like these are a great way to explore the U.S. and Canada's natural and educational history....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesPaul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
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