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Barbara Brown, Field Museum staffer, donor who had 4 species named for her, dies

In life, Barbara Brown had four species named for her: a rodent, monkey, mouse and prehistoric bird. In death, she hoped to be reincarnated as a hawk.

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3-year-old girl dies, 2 others seriously hurt in Lower Wacker crash: police

The driver of the Mazda, a 29-year-old woman, and a 29-year-old man who was her passenger were seriously hurt, police said.

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53-year-old man dies after being struck by van in Jefferson Park

Roy Faust Jr. was crossing the street about 3 p.m. Jan. 3 in the 4400 block of North Central Avenue when he was struck by the van.

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