| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:09 PM
President Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance" for the country, which is grappling with insurgents led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:59 PM
With spring finally here, Glenview residents can expect the start of several construction projects that will help prevent flooding of streets and basements during large rainstorms.
One of the first to kick off the construction season is a project that...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Traffic officers are preventing large trucks from using a steep, winding road in Beverly Hills after crashes there killed two Los Angeles police officers in three months.
City officials have put a 30-day moratorium on heavy-hauling trucks from...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
"Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:02 PM
It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant.
In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The new public library at the corner of Hillgrove Avenue and Poplar Place in La Grange is built of red-stained wood and has a brown shingled roof, but it sits on a post and will never hold more than two dozen books.
Still, it carries the hope of...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Not since John Barbose coached the local high school football team to a state record-tying 31 straight wins from 1952 to '55 has an event so stoked the imagination, excitement and pride of this rural working-class town in South Jersey.
Some 6,000 to 7,...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86.
"He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit.
The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:52 AM
A Kia dealership in Northwest Indiana caught fire late Wednesday and burned into the morning, according to authorities.
The Burns Harbor Fire Department was alerted to the blaze about 11:15 p.m. A police officer was the first emergency responder to...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Three apartment units were damaged and one family was displaced after a transformer exploded and caught fire at an apartment complex in Santa Monica on Thursday evening.
The incident was reported around 10:46 p.m. at the apartment complex at 850 2nd...