| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:58 PM
An Easton woman was reunited Saturday with her service dog “Mister” less than a day after he was stolen from outside a Wilson drug store.
Wilson police arrested Raul Marin Jr., 24, of Wilson in the dog’s theft.
Helene Harris, 52,...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Ronnie Lewis was a long-time educator in Chicago Public Schools who later in life moved to south suburban Dolton and became the first African-American local government official, rising ultimately to the office of mayor.
Lewis, who died Wednesday, Dec. 3,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to employers over worker compensation, ruling that companies do not have to pay employees for the time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Luner Axcius Jr. told investigators he didn't want to break into Esteban Calderon's home after he saw the frail man through a window watching TV in his living room.
But his childhood friend, Victor Wriden, had his mind set on stealing the new 42-inch LG...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:27 PM
When a Glendale grandfather and U.S. Army veteran reported being scammed by a police impersonator, Glendale Police Officer Selene Corrales felt compelled to help.
The man, identified by police as Billy, had gotten a call recently saying that there was...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:17 AM
As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan pledged to declare a "state of emergency" to combat the spike in heroin-related deaths, state officials said Tuesday that about 140 pharmacies in 22 counties have agreed to stock a powerful overdose antidote.
The agreement with...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Willowbrook trustees decided to permit medical marijuana dispensaries in industrial zoning districts but also asked the plan commission to reconsider allowing them in retail districts.
"I think some of the board members feel that (dispensaries) are...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Pharmacies in Naperville have moved a step closer to being able to sell alcohol.
The city's Liquor Commission gave its support Thursday for the creation of a new license for pharmacies with the exception of those downtown.
A subcommittee studying...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A controversial plan to open a medical marijuana dispensary near a residential neighborhood in Forest Park will go to village trustees without a positive recommendation from the Zoning Board of Appeals.
The plan for the medical marijuana dispensary at...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports:
A catalytic converter was removed from a vehicle in the 8500 block of Marmora Avenue on Sept. 20.
A luggage carrier was removed from a vehicle in the 6100 block of Lincoln Avenue on...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The following items were taken from Barrington police reports:
A 26-year-old from Hoffman Estates was arrested for driving under the influence, and improper lane usage at Barrington Road and Cornell Avenue on Sept. 7. That person was scheduled to be...