| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:10 PM
The two-car crash just after 5 p.m. Friday at the S.R. 15/U.S. 20 intersection injured four children and one adult in the same vehicle. By Saturday afternoon, the adult and three children had been released from the hospital.
Driver, Laura Ryan, 28, of ...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:13 AM
A 9-year-old LaGrange County girl has been taken to Riley Hospital for Children-IU Health in Indianapolis after she and four others were injured in a two-car crash west of Middlebury Friday afternoon.
Alia Villalobos of LaGrange is listed in critical...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A settlement has been reached between the city of Chicago and an 80-year-old man who said police beat him and forced him to confess to a 1951 rape.
Terms of the settlement were not disclosed under a judge’s order.
Oscar Walden Jr. filed his...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A 9-year-old LaGrange County girl’s condition is now listed as “good” at Riley Hospital for Children-IU Health, where she's being treated for injuries from a June 8 car crash near Middlebury.
Alia Villalobos was in critical condition...
| Sep 30, 2012
To the Honorable U.S. District Judge James Zagel
Dirksen Federal Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St., Chicago
Dear Judge Zagel:
I'm not some Indonesian orphan, or a young man suffering from cerebral palsy, or a Chinese political asylum seeker. And I'm...
| Jul 20, 2012
Once there was an aspiring young political strategist who disrupted a Chicago campaign event for a rival party candidate by inviting homeless to it with promises of free food, drink and more.
Republicans this election season have been attacking "Chicago-...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Lawyers for former Illinois governor George Ryan will be in federal court Friday afternoon to argue that Ryan should get out of prison.
Ryan been in prison since 2007 for steering state contracts to his friends and accepting cash and free vacations in...
| Aug 5, 2012
Boy, I’m sure glad we don’t discriminate in Dargan like they do in Chicago.
I can hardly believe that Chicago politicians have openly suggested they not support a new franchise for Chick-fil-A in their town because of some voiced Christian...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 9:29 AM
An Illinois appeals court has again denied a motion by former Governor George Ryan to overturn his set of convictions.
Ryan has been in prison since 2007 for steering state contracts to friends and accepting cash and free vacations in return.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:45 PM
An attorney for George Ryan says the former Illinois governor has qualified for work release five months before his July 2013 parole.
According to Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson, Ryan's new home will be a halfway house in Chicago's West Loop...
| Apr 22, 2012
Will the final chapters of the Afghan war be written in Chicago? It's possible. At next month's NATO summit here, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and global leaders will discuss an exit strategy for foreign troops fighting the Taliban, a task no doubt...