| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Some Winnetka officials say they're frustrated the town has lost its last ticket agent at the Hubbard Woods Metra station.
The decision was made because the Hubbard Woods station had the lowest volume of ticket sales at Metra's 75 staffed depots, with...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:28 AM
SHERMER ROAD RE-OPENING
Shermer Road reopened July 3 to traffic after a train accident killed a Glenview couple and rattled the North Shore suburbs on a hot summer holiday.
On July 4, 2012, a Union Pacific freight train derailed on the viaduct on...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night unanimously voted to bring a portion of the Glen Oak Country Club into the village limits, concluding a process that began a decade ago with discussions between club officials and village representatives....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:03 AM
No one knows with certainty what the new year will bring. But here are some stories that are likely to make news in 2015.
School board race in District 86
The race for three vacancies on the Hinsdale Township District 86 School board is likely to be...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Prosecutors on Wednesday cited pending lab tests in a request to delay the upcoming trial of a Geneva man accused of killing his wife earlier this year.
Shadwick King, 47, has been indicted on two counts of murder in the death of his wife of 10 years,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:59 PM
A Maine South High School senior's suggestion for improving a "creepy" part of Park Ridge has gained the attention of elected officials.
For a civics class project, Kirstie Zimmerman wrote to Mayor David Schmidt with three suggestions for the city:...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A bridge over the Union Pacific rail yard, a crossing to connect Fullerton Avenue and increased turning radiuses for trucks are a few projects that might come out of a long-range transportation plan for Cook County.
The Cook County Department of...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Geneva residents can expect a lot more noise downtown in January — including frequent train horns — as the Third Street Commuter Parking Deck enters its last month of construction.
From Monday to Jan. 16, Walsh...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:35 PM
New elected officials, developments along Roosevelt Road, downtown redevelopment projects and proposed subdivisions on Wheaton's north side facing plenty of opposition are expected to be some of the major issues in 2015 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Metra and freight railroad industry representatives on Friday called for a $1 billion project intended to untangle a snarl of railroad tracks that causes major problems for Chicago commuters and commerce.
The project, known as the 75th Street Corridor...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team that stole the hearts of Chicago isn't going away any time soon.
Despite the 8-4 loss to South Korea in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game, the celebration of the...