| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:41 PM
Brian Castro of Aurora was riding his bicycle Sunday morning in downtown Geneva heading back home after a full morning of cycling with two friends.
Castro, 55, was on a specialized mountain bike equipped with extra-wide tires that...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:33 AM
Michelle Obama wore a black-and-white Michael Kors shawl-collared zipper jacket and skirt to the State of the Union address on Tuesday, the company proudly announced via news release. But she wasn't breaking any new ground: The outfit was from the label's...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:03 PM
Geof Glass, a Ph.D. student at Simon Frasier University, makes an interesting point in a blog post that's been circulating for the last two days among people online fascinated by the economics of parking: The purchases you make at a store surrounded by...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:54 PM
A man with a mask over his mouth walked up to the drive-thru window of a CVS Pharmacy just outside Lansdale early Thursday and pointed a silver pistol at the pharmacist, police said.
The pharmacist ducked and dialed 911.
No one was injured and nothing...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Walgreens will be able to sell alcohol in nine Naperville stores, but not downtown.
Councilmen on Tuesday approved a new type of liquor license for pharmacies, but decided not allow any business to start selling packaged liquor in the downtown due to...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:29 AM
Walgreens, which not long ago seemed determined to open stores at every major intersection in America, is suddenly closing locations in the Southland.
In mid-January, Walgreens closed its store at 159th and Wood streets in Harvey, and this week the...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:11 AM
Promising a true “David versus Goliath” fight, the organizers of the grassroots group Rethink the Princeton promised to ensure their voices are heard.
“This is a principled confrontation,” said Mary Travis, the president of...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:43 AM
When the grassroots group Rethink the Princeton hired an attorney to challenge the City Council’s approval of a new apartment complex in College Park, their goal was not to slow the project down, said Mary Travis, the group’s president....
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The following items were collected from reports released police.
Someone broke a basement window of a home on the 400 block of North Humphrey Avenue, forced open the inner basement door and poured orange juice on the television set and coffee...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department.
Two men ages 20 to 30 and of medium build approached an Oak Park resident on the 600 block of Harrison Street at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 14 and one man struck the...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:08 PM
An Orlando man was recently sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for his roles in two armed drug-store attacks in Orange County.
Joe E. Clinton Jr., 23, pleaded guilty on March 24 to an attempted armed robbery at a Walgreens on South Kirkman Road on...