Illinois Turns Over Marijuana Applications To AttorneysWhile the records remain closed to journalists and the general public, the disclosure represents a win for attorneys representing a disappointed applicant and may eventually shed light on a secretive process. The case is one of several similar lawsuits being closely watched by the new marijuana industry.
Archdiocese Releases Thousands Of Pages Of Priest Sex Abuse FilesIt will be the second time this year the church has made public secret files regarding substantiated allegations of sex abuse by clergy.
Files Show Chicago Archdiocese Hid Decades Of Child Sex AbuseWhile disturbing stories of clergy sexual abuse have wrenched the Roman Catholic Church across the globe, the newly released documents offer the broadest look yet into how one of its largest and most prominent American dioceses responded to the scandal.
Lincoln Museum Getting Dozens Of New DocumentsDozens of Lincoln family documents have been donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, thanks to the widow of a man who was once the state's Lincoln collection curator.
Documents Shed Light On Woman's Death After AbortionDocuments about the abortion performed for a West Side woman - and her subsequent death - reveal some new details about her final hours last Friday.
Researchers Find Account Of Doctor Who Treated Lincoln's Fatal WoundResearchers scouring the National Archives for papers involving President Abraham Lincoln say they've made an exciting discovery: a first-person account of a doctor who rushed to Lincoln's side after he was shot at Ford’s Theatre in D.C.
Priceless Documents Restored At Graphic Conservation CompanyIn a 100-year-old loft building with a skyline view of the South Loop, Picassos, Paschkes and old family heirlooms come through the door at the Graphic Conservation Company for expert restoration.
Mary Todd Lincoln Documents Sent To Lincoln LibraryA bucket brigade of public officials has transferred Mary Todd Lincoln's insanity hearing record from court vaults to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.