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  We’ve all heard the parenting analogy of the mama bird pushing her baby birds out of the nest. The baby birds won’t leave on their own — they don’t even know they can fly — which is why, at precisely the right...

Oh baby, it’s time for these birds to fly

Updated: 5/14/2014 05:02 PM

  Former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his military working dog Kane were introduced in James Rollins’ Sigma Force novel “Bloodline” and now star in their own series. Rollins’ best novels involve history and science with...

‘The Kill Switch’ combines thrills and adventure

Updated: 5/13/2014 04:07 PM

  Drunken driving offenders stripped of their driver’s licenses could hit the road again if a proposal — supported by a prominent anti-drunken driving organization — keeps making its way through the Illinois legislature.

Lawmakers advance plan to ease DUI penalties

Updated: 5/14/2014 04:02 PM

  Gov. Pat Quinn has attended another meeting of President Barack Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. In a statement, Quinn says Illinois has faced a record number of natural disasters and he wants to make sure the state...

Quinn attends climate meeting in Iowa

Updated: 5/14/2014 03:57 PM

  Federal authorities Wednesday arrested a retired Chicago official who managed one of the nation’s largest red-light camera programs, accusing him of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, an Arizona condominium and other gifts to...

Ex-Chicago official charged in red-light program

Updated: 5/14/2014 09:57 PM

  The Janesville School District superintendent apologized this week after high school students were shown a video in which children react to same-sex marriage proposals, saying the video was biased in favor of gay marriage.

School district apologizes for gay-marriage video

Updated: 5/14/2014 03:54 PM

  A 36-year-old DuPage County man and a Chicago woman are facing federal mortgage fraud charges stemming a yearlong undercover FBI sting. George Dravilas, who lives in an unincorporated part of DuPage County near Bloomingdale, is accused of selling...

DuPage County man charged in mortgage scheme

Updated: 5/14/2014 02:53 PM

  DuPage County Judge Blanche Hill Fawell said she needed to send a message to drug dealers earlier this month when she sentenced a Chicago man to 10 years for drug-induced homicide. On Wednesday, she reiterated her message when she declined to...

Drug dealer in Carol Stream homicide denied a reduced sentence

Updated: 5/14/2014 02:50 PM

  Amy Miner says the last night of her husband’s life got off to an amazing start. Kryn Miner and his wife attended a wedding, dancing and celebrating with good friends. But then things went wrong. The night ended with the troubled 44-year-old...

After husband’s tragic death, widow takes on PTSD

Updated: 5/14/2014 11:58 AM

  Autistic adults are much more likely than others to suffer from depression, high blood pressure, obesity and additional health woes that may partly result from their social isolation, new research suggests. They’re also much less likely to...

Study: Many health woes common in autistic adults

Updated: 5/14/2014 10:49 AM

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