| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Several major construction projects in Naperville are facing delays due to the rainy weather this month.
Work at Naper Settlement, Sportsman's Park and the new Knoch Knolls Nature Center has been affected, according to officials.
The delays come as...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:35 PM
An early morning fire today caused an estimated $400,000 in damage to Grandma Sally's restaurant in Naperville, but authorities say it does not appear suspicious.
An alarm went off in the building in the 400 block of East Ogden Avenue at about 2:15 a.m....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village.
If the proposed coal...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The completion of the $1 million Skokie Pump Station reconstruction in Winnetka this month is expected to help stem flooding problems in the village, officials said.
Located where a ditch on Cook County Forest Preserve property enters the Skokie River,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the former officers of Digital Domain Media, accusing them of defrauding the state and local governments out of $82 million.
Digital Domain Media was the former owner of the Venice visual effects...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Firefighters rescued a man from the roof of a burning building in Aurora this evening, officials said.
The fire erupted at a building in the 600 block of High Street, said city spokesman Dan Ferrelli.
When fire crews got there they found a man on...
| May 20, 2014
Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen.
Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:02 PM
More mega cruise ships are on tap for Norwegian Cruise Line.
The Miami-based cruise operator said this week it's signed an agreement with German shipyard Meyer Werft to build two more Breakaway-Plus class ships for delivery in spring 2018 and fall 2019....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:13 AM
A Detroit man has been reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette after it was stolen from a parking lot 33 years ago, according to 7 Action News.
George Talley, 71, got a call from AAA on June 13 to tell him that his car had been located in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:18 AM
If your birthday falls in the first week of September, happy birthday, and don't renew your car's registration yet.
A new law that goes into effect Sept. 1 will reduce rates on renewals, but there's a catch — if you renew before Sept. 1 —...