After an unusually snow-free early winter, the final weeks of winter 2012-2013 have seen a series of snowfalls in the Chicago area that have been enough to close schools, cancel events, and disrupt travel. Even as we are now in meteorological spring, the snow continues.
Magazine cutouts of Michael Jackson, stylish young rockers and characters from the "Twilight" series cover the walls of Stephanie DiCara's bedroom in North Barrington, where a nurse watches closely over the ventilator that keeps the young woman alive. […]
Minutes before he fatally shot his two developmentally disabled adult children and terminally ill wife, Frank Stack phoned a friend and calmly revealed his plan to kill them and then commit suicide, police said Tuesday. […]