| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:08 PM
A 32-acre park in the south suburbs will be closed through Wednesday after the discovery this week of a dozen high-energy fuel containers at a nearby former military missile base.
The containers were found Wednesday on the former Nike missile base on...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Four people were injured in shootings on the West and South side late Tuesday and early this morning, police said.
In the most recent shooting, someone inside a dark-colored sedan opened fire about 2 a.m. outside a South Side gas station, wounding a 20-...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Last week: The University of Miami and University of Florida being ranked in the top 50 U.S. News best colleges is good news for all of us, having premier universities helps us retain and attract students to Florida. Universities help create diverse,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
My husband, who seems to get most of his meals from gas stations, stopped by Chevron, (2500 Seward Highway) this week and found his latest fascination: Spam musubi.
It’s a marriage of sushi and Spam and a favorite of Hawaiians. At first taste,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A Naperville man was charged today with stabbing a taxi driver in the throat and stealing the cab in Aurora early Thursday, authorities said.
Maurice A. Martin of the 700 block of Inland Circle was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking,...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:41 AM
JUNCTION CITY — After years of lobbying by a gas station owner and elected officials to improve a wreck-prone stretch of U.S. 127 just south of Junction City, construction is now underway to add turning lanes in front of Don's Food Mart.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:11 AM
HUSTONVILLE — Hustonville may soon have a gas station again.
The station known as the Crossroads Market, at the intersection of U.S. 127 and Hustonville's Main Street, closed in late 2012, leaving the city without a gas station.
But now it looks...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:24 PM
STANFORD — An elderly man accused of shooting at a Stanford police officer in front of Walmart appeared for a preliminary hearing Thursday, after several months of rescheduling.
Jackie Murphy, 71, did not approach the front of the courtroom while...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A month-long search for a 24-year-old Joliet man charged with shooting another man in the neck has ended.
Joliet police booked Anthony D. White into the Will County Adult Detention Facility around noon Saturday on charges of attempted murder, aggravated...
| 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...