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advertisement An artfully-drawn skier flying down a slope over a rainbow and into an extra-large fudge sundae may make a seventh grader from South Barrington a top hit on Google this month. Meg Metha, a student at Station Middle School in Barrington, was selected from more than 130,000 students to represent Illinois in Google’s sixth annual Doodle 4 Google contest.
Getty Images Police arrest a protester, many affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, during demonstration on the second day of the NATO summit. advertisement In 1968, filmmaker Haskell Wexler was in Chicago for the Democratic National Convention.
advertisement A natural winter phenomenon on the shores of Lake Michigan has been getting a bit of attention. Hundreds of ice balls, some weighing roughly 50 pounds, are piled along the Michigan shoreline.
advertisement If you need more proof that the 2nd Congressional District special election has national implications in the gun control debate, watch the ad below. Produced by the Independence USA political action committee, which is controlled by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, it attacks former Rep.
advertisement Japanese and U.S. investigators began a probe into the maker of the lithium ion batteries used in Chicago-based Boeing’s grounded 787 jets.
Air quality was either good or moderate more than 92 percent of the time throughout Illinois, similar to the 91 percent recorded in 2010. Illinois recorded no “Unhealthy” (category Red) days in 2011, but did experience 31 days when air quality in some part of Illinois was considered “unhealthy for sensitive groups” (category Orange).
Louisiana Man Sentenced in Virginia to 25 Years in Prison for Filming His Sexual Abuse of a Minor Girl
WASHINGTON—A Louisiana man was sentenced to 25 years in prison this morning in Lynchburg, Virginia federal court, after previously pleading guilty to recording his sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl and related offenses, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and the U.S.
October 1, 2012 A seemingly unique part of the human and mammalian brain is the neocortex, a layered structure on the outer surface of the organ where most higher-order processing is thought to occur. But new research at the University of Chicago has found the cells similar to those of the mammalian neocortex in the brains of birds, sitting in a vastly different anatomical structure.
FBI Kansas City Special Agent in Charge Michael Kaste issued the following statement: The FBI is aware of media reports concerning the person who walked into the Kansas City Federal Building today. The individual was detained and questioned.
BALTIMORE—Harriet M. Taylor, age 56, of Ellicott City, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to wire fraud in connection with a scheme to use over $1.5 million in mortgage closing funds for her personal use or to operate her title companies.