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  • Geneva murder suspect allegedly found wife's text messages

    Geneva murder suspect allegedly found wife's text messages
    Shadwick King allegedly read text messages about his wife Kathleen's birthday plans with another man in the hours before the discovery of her dead body on railroad tracks in Geneva. Details about those messages are part of documents filed by Kane County...
  • Autopsy: Man hit by freight train in Glenview died in suicide

    Autopsy: Man hit by freight train in Glenview died in suicide
    A man was hit and killed by a coal train Sunday evening near Glenview in what the Cook County medical examiner's office determined was a suicide, authorities said. The man, 41, died in a suicide after being struck by a train in the 4100 block of Cove...
  • Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard

    Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard
    Reader Fred Hoerr caught our eye with his moving portraits and compelling landscape shots of downtown Los Angeles. He loves color, which he says brings life to his photos in a way that black and white cannot. As a full-time motion graphics animator and...
  • Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough

    Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough
    On Monday morning, as the fifth-largest blizzard to ever hit Chicago moved east, Chicago-area residents woke to more than 19 inches of snow on the ground and a morning commute that was difficult at best. About 7:30 a.m., weather service officials said...
  • Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say

    Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say
    Train delays and icy roads made for dicey travel Monday morning after nearly 20 inches of snowfall, but transit agencies and highway officials said the evening ride home was more of a relief. School and some business closings helped keep roads clear...
  • Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley

    Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley
    As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m. "It was...
  • 'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow

    'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow
    On Elgin's southwest side, the opening of the Chicago Street Dairy Queen/Orange Julius store has been a dependable sign of winter nearing its end. But the last two years that Feb. 1 opening also has coincided with a wintry blast from above. "I think...
  • Dangerous rail crossing in Elwood ordered shut

    Dangerous rail crossing in Elwood ordered shut
    The closing of a key road, heavily used by truckers, could force more semitrailers onto Interstate 80 near Joliet and underscores the need for the Illiana Tollway, according to state and Elwood officials. After a yearlong battle, the Illinois Commerce...
  • Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in Texas prison bus wreck

    Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in Texas prison bus wreck
    The hospital treating victims of a deadly prison bus crash in West Texas said Thursday that relatives aren't being allowed to visit the inmates because of a longstanding policy, despite demands from the inmates' families to see them. Eight inmates and...
  • Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says

    Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says
    Metra's on-time performance so far this year has been subpar, with roughly 1 in every 10 trains late for its destination, but the agency says it learned from last winter's problems and has put those lessons into good use. The commuter rail agency's on-...
  • Winnetka officials to release results of water study

    Winnetka officials to release results of water study
    Officials in Winnetka are expected to soon unveil the results of a consultant's water quality testing study – a $125,000 project launched in anticipation of seeking approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for building the village'...