- Pakistani doctor wins $1M to fight child deaths Updated: Dec-10-13 10:39 am
- Detroit small businesses getting more loan access Updated: Nov-26-13 3:44 pm
- Forecasters: 24 tornadoes hit Illinois Nov. 17 Updated: Nov-25-13 5:34 pm
- Brookfield's 1st selectman-elect in bankruptcy Updated: Nov-18-13 7:58 am
ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani doctor won a $1 million grant Tuesday to fight early child mortality in a small fishing village in southern Pakistan in a contest financed by an American entrepreneur to find innovative ways to save lives, The Caplow Children's Prize said.
DETROIT - Political and national business leaders gathered in Detroit on Tuesday to launch a program that will provide small businesses with access to millions of dollars in loans and other boosts.
CHICAGO - Gov. Pat Quinn asked the White House on Monday to declare 15 Illinois counties to be major disaster areas, after a single storm system this month spawned 24 tornadoes in Illinois that killed six people and damaged or destroyed more than 2,400 homes in the state.
BROOKFIELD, Connecticut - Brookfield's new First Selectman has declared personal bankruptcy, accumulating up nearly $775,000 in debt.