By Margaret Lyons in News on Oct 19, 2007 12:22AM
Security at O'Hare missed about 60 percent of bomb-making materials.
Two Naperville North freshman were diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, aka drug-resistant staph. The students are out of school and receiving out-patient treatment.
Around 1,000 firefighters and paramedics are retiring by 2009, which means the Chicago Fire Department is about to get a lot younger--and more diverse.
We know we've been ragging on the Sun-Times a lot recently, but...that's got to be one of the crummiest political cartoons we've ever seen. Are they even trying anymore?
There's a robot that performs bypass surgery at the U of C. We thought robots did stuff on their own; this one's controlled by a doctor. Less cool than a robosurgeon, but still cool.
The Beachwood Reporter's latest ditty: "99 Years of Cubs Losses"
Photo by Primeau, from his stunning photoset documenting the demolition of the Jacob Riis Elementary School