| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Two carloads of teenagers and young adults met up at a gas station in the far north suburbs before heading to a nearby stretch of road where they engaged in a street race, switching lanes and maneuvering for position, authorities said.
The race ended...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:13 PM
An 18-year-old Sauk Village man charged with murdering another man earlier this month shot the victim in a dispute over a stolen iPhone, prosecutors said in Cook County court today.
Assistant State's Attorney Elena Gottreich said that the brother of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:05 AM
A retired Steger firefighter was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as the retiree crossed a downtown street in nearby Crete, officials said.
Leonard J. "Lenny" Bottando, 70, was in front of a coffee shop in the 1300 block of Main Street when...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A landlord who became “very upset” toward a man about rental property and gunned him down in a hail of bullets at a gas station in Chicago Heights this week was charged with murder, police said tonight.
Dennis Joyner, 60, of south suburban...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Two men are in custody after allegedly using a knife and a pistol to rob a gas station near Deerfield last summer, according to officials.
Michael Swanson, 19, of the 100 Block of Wilshire Drive, Wheeling, and Irvin Vaysburg, 19, of the 1000 Block of...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:21 PM
You won't find any homes of the stars on this tour bus as it shuttles rubber-necking sightseers through Los Angeles.
You may not even see the Hollywood sign through the haze from the smokestacks, rail yards and refineries along this "toxic tour" through...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:14 AM
After Michael Kozel was shot in a hold-up robbery at his Gage Park muffler shop Wednesday, he reached out to his son, just hours before his death.
"'They shot me in the back,'" Michael Kozel Jr., recalled his father's last words to him.
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:33 PM
An associate of accused murder Christopher Jordan Dorner was being watched by investigators, according to court records that suggest the fugitive former police officer may have received help as he eluded a massive law enforcement dragnet....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Joining automakers such as GM and Ford, whose respective infotainment systems ??? Chevrolet MyLink and MyFord Touch ??? offer drivers the ability to find the nearest station with the cheapest gas, Audi has added an app to its lineup helping......
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
UPDATE: Wawa’s promotional gas price of $2.99 per gallon caused lines of cars dozens deep to overflow onto Semoran Boulevard on Thursday. In response, a 7-Eleven and Racetrac about a mile north also lowered their price to $2.99.The two closest to...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Luxury and hybrid don't necessarily go together in the car world. Buyers who can afford an expensive luxury car typically can afford an expensive stop at the gas station. Why even consider a hybrid version? There are entry-level models that......