With news of the Chicagoan, convicted for his role in the Mumbai terrorist attack, having been influenced by ties to a radical organization, Turi speaks with cult expert Janja Lalich about the psychology behind these extremist sects and their devout followers.
David Coleman Headley, the terrorist who played a key planning role in the Mumbai massacre that killed more than 160 people in 2008, was sentenced in Chicago’s federal court to 35 years in prison. Headley claimed he was convinced to plan terrorist attacks under the guise of religious obligation. (Sketch by Cheryl Cook for the Chicago Tribune)
More than 6 million copies of the "Elf on the Shelf" and its accompanying red elf toy have sold since the book was released in 2005, but some parenting experts and booksellers question the December disciplining tactic and its popularity. […]
The state's employers gave notice of possible layoffs to nearly 1,800 workers last month, according to a report filed Thursday. The state's employers gave notice of possible layoffs to nearly 1,800 workers last month, according to a report. Dominick's potential layoff tally tops 6,000 in the Chicago area when the stores are set to close at the […]