Many Chicago commuters are frustrated with the Chicago Transit Authority?s new fare system, Ventra, and Wednesday President Forest Claypool said improvements are being made but more work needs to be done.
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.
Bill Varner told police he used a machete to kill his wife, Peggy Henderson, 61, inside the bedroom of their Antioch home, where her body stayed for two days before his mother got suspicious. Then he killed her, too, police said.