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Hanna’s family carries on, vowing to ‘usher in change’

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) – Darrin “Dagwood” Hanna was tasered multiple times during his arrest by six North Chicago police officers a year ago. Those shocks and other “tactics” police claimed they had to use to subdue Hanna, a big … Continue reading

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U.S. probes deaths for links to Monster energy drink

By Martinne Geller and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON | Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:21pm EDT (Reuters) – The Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it was investigating reports of five deaths that may be associated with Monster Beverage … Continue reading

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Lawsuit filed over Crest Hill ‘party-game punch’ death

BY JON SEIDEL Staff Reporter jseidel@suntimes.com September 27, 2012 4:32PM A Romeoville mother has filed a lawsuit over the death of her son, a 25-year-old rapper killed when he accepted a $5 bet and took a punch in the face … Continue reading

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Walsh contesting IOSHA penalties after bridge worker death

August 20, 2012 7:00 pm, By Bowdeya Tweh Walsh Construction Co. is facing a $10,000 fine from the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a worker died in early May following an accident on its downstate bridge project site. … Continue reading

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U.S. drug recalls common, not well publicized: study

June 04, 2012, Andrew M. Seaman, Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls potentially harmful drugs about once every month, but they could be doing a better job of letting doctors and patients … Continue reading

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CN to pay Illinois family US$36M to settle lawsuits

The Canadian Press MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) has agreed to pay an Illinois family more than US$36 million to settle two negligence lawsuits filed after a fiery 2009 derailment led to a woman’s death. Zoila Tellez, 44, died … Continue reading

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Chicago family sues over baby’s death

Associated Press The parents of a baby who died after getting an incorrect dosage of nutrients in an IV are suing the suburban Chicago hospital where the infant was born. Lawyers for Fritzie and Cameron Burkett say the Chicago couple’s … Continue reading

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Autopsy shows Tyree died of accidental air embolism

CHICAGO — The Cook County medical examiner’s office said Friday the death of James Tyree, chairman of the company that owns the Lake County News-Sun, was an accident. Tyree, 53, died Wednesday after suffering for months from stomach cancer. But … Continue reading

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Inmate’s violent 2010 death leads to lawsuit in Fort Bend County

By ZEN T.C. ZHENG HOUSTON CHRONICLE A woman whose son died a year ago while in custody in the Fort Bend County jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the county and Sheriff Milton Wright. Emmanuel Earl Baines, 18, … Continue reading

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Law student dies in fall at Union League Club

Associated Press Authorities in Chicago say a 26-year-old law student has died from injuries he suffered when he fell two stories at the Union League Club on Christmas Eve. The Cook County medical examiner’s office says Eric Fatla died Monday … Continue reading

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