Rescue Cat That Cared For Young Cancer Patient Named 'Cat Of The Year'A caring rescue cat has been named Great Britain's National Cat of the Year for helping to comfort a young cancer patient, BBC News reported.
Teacher Gives ‘Most Likely To Become A Terrorist’ Award To 13-Year-Old GirlA Houston-area school district has disciplined several teachers after a student received a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist."
Cop Who Saved Injured Cyclist Named Officer Of The MonthA Chicago police officer received a special award Wednesday for saving the life of a cyclist on Independence Day weekend in the Roscoe Village neighborhood.
Judge Approves $15.2 Million For Worker Whose Foot Was Crushed At McCormick Trade ShowA military veteran will receive $15.2 million in damages for injuries suffered when his foot was crushed by a forklift at a 2012 event at McCormick Place.
"Little Rock Nine" Receive Lincoln Leadership PrizeCivil rights pioneers were in downstate Illinois on Tuesday, after being honored in Chicago Monday night for their work since they ended racial segregation at an all-white school in Arkansas decades ago.
Professors To Be Honored For Study Of Traffic Stop DisparitiesDr. Steven Maynard-Moody said he and his fellow researchers found no racial bias in normal traffic stops -- in which the sole reason a driver is pulled over is an actual traffic violation -- but they did find tremendous bias in so-called “investigatory traffic stops.”
TSA Worker Receives 'Award Of Valor' For Saving Woman Who Fell On CTA TracksA TSA employee who jumped in front of a CTA Blue Line train last month to save a woman who’d fallen on the tracks was being honored by the Department of Homeland Security.
Family Of Woman Who Died In Childbirth Awarded $15.5 MillionThe pregnancy was the second for 33-year-old Karen Lopez, a teacher at Morton East High School, and she was deemed high-risk.
Texas A&M's Manziel Beats Out Notre Dame's Te'o For Heisman Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first freshman to win college football's most prized individual award.
Abbate Juror: Panel Weighed Damages Against Ex-Cop, City CarefullyOne of the jurors in the Anthony Abbate federal trial is explaining why the panel sided with the bartender the former cop assaulted in an infamous beating captured on surveillance video.
City To Challenge Award To Family Of Trucker Who Slammed Into 'L' EscalatorCity of Chicago attorneys say they plan to challenge a jury’s decision in connection with a deadly accident four years ago.
Diana Ross, Glen Campbell Honored For Grammy Lifetime Achievement AwardsThe Allman Brothers, Glen Campbell and Diana Ross were among the recipients named Friday of The Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Awards.