| May 10, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A 27-year-old man has died this morning after a fire in west suburban Glen Ellyn, fire officials said.
Abdullah Rantissi died at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood after being admitted to the burn unit, according to a statement from the Glen...
| Apr 29, 2014
You arrive at your airport, claim your baggage, go home and start to unpack, only to find that the heirloom silver cup your grandmother passed on to you is missing. Who was responsible? And what should you do now? Although I've never had anything lifted...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Heavy rains last night resulted in flooded roads and basements in some northern suburbs, including Glenview and Northbrook.
The National Weather Service's flood warning remains in effect until 12:30 p.m. today.
Glenview recorded 2.89 inches of rain in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A pint-sized dish of cevichocho, served on the street in Otavalo, sparked one of those ah-hah moments so unexpected it caught me unawares.
By the time we the three of us parked near the town's famous craft market, lunch time had come and gone. Heading...
| May 1, 2014
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
•A suspicious man was crouched near the front door of a home on the 1000 block of Queens Lane on April 16.
•A passenger's hair was pulled and cheek was scratched during a ride home...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:55 AM
News footage of the fateful day shows Volker Fischer coasting into the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, wearing black shirt and shorts, tall black socks and black sunglasses, bib number 19793.
As the 61-year-old Highland Park resident crosses the...
| Apr 8, 2014
"How safe is air travel?" The relentless media obsession with the mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 again focuses attention on the broad question of airline safety. And despite the apparent tragic fate of the flight 370 passengers, last week's...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:41 PM
As smoke and flames poured from an apartment building on Douglas Avenue in Naperville last month, neighbor Juan Carlos Hernandez rushed into the building.
Armed with a fire extinguisher, he knocked on apartment doors and urged people to evacuate as...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:08 PM
A sculpture dedicated Saturday serves as a memorial to those killed and a way to honor the community members who stepped up to help 68 years ago when trains crashed at the Naperville station.
'Tragedy to Triumph' is the title of a sculpture unveiled...
| Apr 25, 2014
To read Elizabeth McCracken is to understand why the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Book Award and other prestigious institutions have awarded her their fellowships, accolades and grants. Each of McCracken's...