| 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
| 4:59 PM
A Montgomery woman had marijuana in her system when she struck and killed a pedestrian in February in Aurora, police said today.
After receiving the results of a blood test, Cherise Wardlow was charged with aggravated driving under the influence...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Tired of being stuck in a hospital bed for two weeks, Leeslyee Huerta tried the simple task of standing.
She could feel the pain in her stomach and the tears welling up in her eyes, but she couldn't feel her legs.
"That's when it hit me," she said....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Federal regulators have ordered a Naperville trucking company off the road, calling the carrier with a history of serious safety violations an "imminent hazard to public safety."
The inquiry into DND International started after trucker Renato...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Thomas Perry was running for safety during a battle in Vietnam in 1968 when he stopped, turned around, and returned to a position being overrun by the enemy.
There were wounded people there, and they they needed his help.
So Perry, an Army medic who...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:13 PM
In an effort to better serve and involve the community, the village of Lisle is instituting a new program for citizens to help with police operations.
Approved by trustees in early April, Volunteers 4 Lisle will provide opportunities for 12 people to...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:35 PM
A Colorado woman who survived as many as five nights trapped in her car after being hurt in a rollover accident and ultimately required amputation of her feet, remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon, two days after a couple of people spotted her...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:05 PM
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said he was in "disbelief" when he learned Friday that another of his officers was killed in a crash on the same winding Beverly Hills road where an officer died on duty two months ago.
The crashes occurred just 25 yards apart on...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:43 PM
When a home inspector checks out a property for a prospective buyer, mold, faulty writing and broken appliances are typically on the watch list.
But during a recent home inspection in Naperville, it was drugs that sent up red flags.
Pieces of white...