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Chicago man enters plea deal in child intimidation case

CROWN POINT | A Chicago man pleaded guilty Friday to a lesser charge of intimidation after admitting to threatening a young girl he inappropriately touched, according to court records.

September 26, 2014 8:15 pm
Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a Friday news conference in New York concerning the league's domestic abuse cases.

September 20, 2014 2:57 pm
Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man admitted Tuesday to fatally shooting his 10-year-old son in 2011 before attempting to take his own life, according to court records. 

September 16, 2014 2:35 pm
Fatherhood is great!

Fatherhood is great!

June 21, 2013 4:32 pm
Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Original caption: August 4, 1948 - Chicago, Illinois: They're on the auction block. These small children of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chalifoux of Chicago, Illinois. For long months 40 year old Ray and his wife, Lucille, 24, waged a desperate but losing battle to keep food in the mouth and a roof ove…

June 17, 2013 4:04 pm
Great Tips to Turn Kids into Regular Readers

Great Tips to Turn Kids into Regular Readers

With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good old-fashioned books. But regular reading, done for fun, is linked to better school performance.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am
Parents can establish good exercise habits with their kids

Parents can establish good exercise habits with their kids

It's more important now than ever to instill good exercise and nutrition habits into children at a young age, area health and fitness experts agree.

January 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: The greatest gift a parent can receive

GUEST COMMENTARY: The greatest gift a parent can receive

While taking a walk with the dog the other day, I recalled a somewhat obscure conversation I had with my mother about 25 years ago.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am
Inspired e-learning for kids

Inspired e-learning for kids

With so many e-books, apps and gadgets out on the market today, it's easier than ever to integrate learning into your child's play time.

December 10, 2012 9:00 am
Holiday activities can be educational as well

Holiday activities can be educational as well

Many of the activities families already do over the holidays are the ideal occasions to incorporate lessons taught during the school year and keep kids' minds sharp while out of the classroom.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am
2013 And Beyond

2013 And Beyond

December 06, 2012 12:21 pm
The Parent Connection: What you can do to improve your child's education

The Parent Connection: What you can do to improve your child's education

A new study of the American family's "passion points" from Just Kids, Inc. reveals that most families (45 percent) agree schools and education are their top priority.

November 16, 2012 9:00 am
Standing up to bullying

Standing up to bullying

There are measures parents and caregivers can take to help identify the signs of bullying and the anxiety it can induce so they can help their children manage through this difficult situation.

November 16, 2012 9:00 am
Serious fun for kids with serious illness

Serious fun for kids with serious illness

Every kid deserves the chance to be a kid; to laugh, play, explore and just have fun. But for kids with serious illnesses, those typical kid experiences can be hard to come by.

November 12, 2012 9:00 am
I Love Your House

I Love Your House

November 01, 2012 11:59 am
Form and Function

Form and Function

August 29, 2012 2:06 pm
Parents advised to 'abandon' children in order to secure mental health services

Parents advised to 'abandon' children in order to secure mental health services

John and Amy, of Roselawn, decided their best option to get their 17-year-old son Zachary mental heath services was to "abandon" him. John said he now is relieved Zachary is getting the services he needs. "For me to take this neglect charge ... I would do it again in a heartbeat for any of m…

June 20, 2012 9:02 am
Parents advised to 'abandon' children in order to secure mental health services

Parents advised to 'abandon' children in order to secure mental health services

John and Amy, of Roselawn, decided their best option to get their 17-year-old son Zachary mental heath services was to "abandon" him. John said he now is relieved Zachary is getting the services he needs. "For me to take this neglect charge ... I would do it again in a heartbeat for any of m…

June 20, 2012 9:02 am
Family-Friendly Rentals

Family-Friendly Rentals

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April 18, 2012 11:25 am
Child Fatality report for SFY 2010

Child Fatality report for SFY 2010

February 28, 2012 10:11 am
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