Story | Oct 15, 2013
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Story | Oct 15, 2013 | 9:00 AMThe front-page article by Pamela Wood about the prosecution of a young girl whose alleged texting while driving caused a fatal accident highlights a major failure by our elected leaders ("Crash fatality case could be Arundel first," Oct. 14). The article focuses on a 2011 change in the law that makes it easier to levy heavy fines and jail time for a person whose texting causes a fatal car accident. Prosecutors, defense attorneys and state legislators weigh in with opinions about the difficulty of proving this charge or that charge and the lack of justice for the victims' families when sometimes a $500 fine is the only consequence for taking someone's life.
Story | Oct 14, 2013 | 3:06 PM
Responding to an outraged public, the state attorney general is reassessing Hoag Hospital's affiliation with St. Joseph Health System. The attorney general is considering a number of issues that weren't apparent during the initial review. One of the...
Story | Oct 14, 2013 | 2:32 PM
Last spring, Emily Wasielewski and more than 100 other New Trier High School students were made "jurors" as part of a performance of the play "Defamation," in which an African American woman from the south side of Chicago has filed a defamation lawsuit...
Story | Oct 14, 2013 | 1:53 PM