Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found. Fungi on the covered trees formed a sort
A man died after falling onto the CTA's Blue Line tracks at the Clark/Lake station early Saturday. About 4:30 a.m., the apparently intoxicated 46-year-old man fell onto the southbound tracks, hitting the electrified third rail, acccording to Chicago Officer Jose Estrada, a Police Department spokesman.
Chicago police are looking for a man who tried to lure three children into his car on the West Side this week. About 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, two boys ages 5 and 9, and one girl, 12, were walking south on Central Park Avenue, several blocks north of Roosevelt Road, in East Garfield Park when a man in
Two people were killed and several others injured early Saturday in a shooting outside a Texas dance studio during a party involving a group that the facility's owner said wasn't authorized to be there. Officers found one victim dead outside Studio 74 in Fort Worth, and several people were transported
The Blackhawks entered Saturday at the NHL entry draft with 10 draft picks, including three in the second round after trading Andrew Shaw Friday night. The Hawks made a few trades , including sending a fifth-rounder to the Blues for a fifth-rounder next year, giving them nine picks. Follow along
Q: I bought a 2007 Bentley Continental Flying Spur six months ago. Much to my dismay, the AM radio reception is terrible! I get tons of static, especially when near power lines. Is there anything I can do, short of getting a different radio installed? Is it the antenna? — P.