| May 28, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.
But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts.
Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Someone could get very, very rich. More likely, a few people will go home with a nice payout.
Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino has moved up the payout date of its Rainbow 6 horseracing bet to Monday, Memorial Day. A jackpot that might reach $20...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has handbag and Lord & Taylor gift card giveaways, then a Can Am Spyder Roadster and a SeaDoo RXT 260 on May 24.
Michael Kors Handbag Event
Friday, May 9 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Earn $20 comp dollars between...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Casino Miami Jai Alai has free concerts, bar specials and cash giveaways this month..
The casino holds a 10K Slot Tournament at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 29th.
30K Fridays will be on May16th and 30th. Players will have a chance to win free playprizes from...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said.
According to Wilmette police reports, someone...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday.
The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:57 AM
When Thomas Fritts stepped up in 1964 to serve as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 20, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the Winnetka scouts counted just 19 members.
Seven years later, Fritts presided at the helm of a vibrant North Shore troop that had...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford.
Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Quick! Somebody, tell Michael Ginsberg that technology is not the enemy.
Same-day ratings for the midseason finale of "Mad Men," "Waterloo," which aired Sunday night were relatively soft, with just 1.9 million viewers tuning in to watch.
| May 26, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Leonard Tetteh (men’s 4.5), Jimmy Qing (men’s 4.0), Josh McFadden (men’s 3.5) and Diane Steele (women’s 3.5 round robin) won singles titles in rated divisions Monday at the Peninsula Tennis Patrons Association’s Memorial...