| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:44 PM
As the snow cover receded, Glencoe public safety officers continued their search Saturday for an 82-year-old village resident missing since January.
Police had searched for days after Harvey Caplin walked away from his north suburban home near forest...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Tinley Park officials will soon begin negotiating the town's next ambulance contract with a new company, which could lead the village to drop its longtime ambulance provider.
Representatives of Trace Ambulance, the village's current ambulance provider,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:17 PM
When Carol Sack had trouble walking several years ago, her friend and neighbor recognized the cause might be light-headedness and suggested physical therapy, which had helped her with a similar problem.
After several months of help from physical...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:59 AM
As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy.
"It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options.
"I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A miscommunication between Highland Park and private consultants studying the proposed 911 dispatch consolidation was one of several factors to prop up a bloated savings projection of about $260,000 per year, city officials said recently.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle told reporters Wednesday that she intends to serve her full four-year term if re-elected this year, but did not rule out switching gears and running against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
Speaking to reporters...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Before last week, Highland Park City Council members said, they believed they would save upward of $250,000 a year by consolidating emergency dispatch services with Glenview.
But recently they were shocked to learn they might not save money at all. At a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother — and she still is, those who know her say.
Rinka suffered a broken arm and internal bleeding in the crash that killed the rest of her...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A 9-year-old Vernon Hills girl who survived a horrific car crash that killed her family is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Tuesday.
Rinka Hirayama was in fair condition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a spokeswoman there said. The...