| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:52 AM
A $25,000 reward is being offered for information about the man who shot and wounded a teller during a bank robbery in Bolingbrook last week.
The teller was wounded in the arm during the Aug. 11 robbery at the First Midwest Bank branch at 450 N....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Bolingbrook teen’s plan to join terrorists in the Middle East was carefully laid out, with plane tickets connecting through Austria, a contact to take him across the Syrian border to the Islamic State stronghold and even a letter left for his...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The Illinois State Police captain was used to taking command in high-profile cases, among them overseeing dozens of officers in the investigation that led to the arrest of former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson.
But in September, when a life-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
SCRANTON — As searchers continue to comb the forest for accused cop killer Eric Frein, others are working behind the scenes, analyzing evidence to develop a psychological profile they hope will lead to his capture.
In comments to state lawmakers...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:17 PM
RICHMOND – Bob and Maureen McDonnell both rested their cases Wednesday, leaving just a few steps to go before a jury decides their fate.
Closing arguments will likely come Friday, federal Judge James R. Spencer said, wrapping up a five-week case....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The ugly details of a marriage that was falling apart in the governor's mansion will get dragged in front a jury in the coming weeks as former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, fight federal corruption charges.
Their marriage was so broken that a...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records.
Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:43 AM
RICHMOND – The United States rested its case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Thursday, and the defense will present its side of this convoluted story starting Monday.
McDonnell’s attorneys have promised he will testify, though...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
RICHMOND — Maureen McDonnell made staffers at the governor’s mansion miserable, yelling and lashing out with baseless accusations, her former chief of staff testified Wednesday.
She once texted to say that she suspected the mansion chef of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:31 AM
The Naperville man accused of setting fire to the FAA radar facility in Aurora last week was looking forward to moving to Hawaii and was about to be feted with a going away party, his sister told a 911 dispatcher.
But he also had been acting strangely,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:47 PM
RICHMOND — Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell twice moved Star Scientific stock out of her account at year's end, the McDonnell family broker said Friday, skirting state reporting requirements for public officials as she and her husband took...