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The family of a 35-year-old man shot to death by Long Beach police after they mistook a water hose nozzle he was holding for a handgun was awarded $6.5 million in damages by a federal jury Thursday. After a day of deliberations, jurors found that two...
Cortney Renea Beldon Hensley, 28, died March 9, 2013, in Laurel County. Born March 29, 1984, in Danville, she was a daughter of Joseph Harse and Jeanette Phillips Beldon. A 2002 graduate of Boyle County High School, Cortney played soccer, basketball...
Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected. Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker who killed himself last spring, suffered from degenerative brain disease -- most likely the result of multiple hits to the head accumulated...
For an establishment called Madame ZuZu's, the host is pretty dressed down: no flowing silk robe or pointy painted fingernails. And even if Billy Corgan could qualify for madame-hood, he wouldn't be going for extravagance. At least not at 6 p.m. on a...
Tribune movie criticWhen the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
*** (out of four) At some point your mom or dad probably said, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” Ralphie from “A Christmas Story” knows what I’m talking about. Many people participating in activities...
Based on the 2006 book of the same title, Steve James' wide-ranging documentary wonders how much we're willing to gamble in our kids' pursuit of sports, to say nothing of the adults, particularly regarding the concussion magnet known as football. "Head...
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job. Batts,...
Special to Tribune newspapersI've long been a fan of Katherine Boo's writing. In one of my favorite New Yorker stories, about efforts to get the poor to marry, her opening line is a treasure: “One July morning last year in Oklahoma City, in a public-housing project named Sooner...
JUNCTION¿CITY — Ruth Allene Gordon Cook, 81, of Danville, died Saturday, July 7, 2012. Born Sept. 13, 1930, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of Samuel Lumby and Ethel Faye Nevius Gordon. Ruth began working at American Greetings the opening...
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