| Sep 22, 2014
A new study published last week should act as a conversation starter about drilling for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast. The U.S. Department of Interior is considering offering lease sales off the Atlantic seaboard for oil and gas production in 2018....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:28 PM
There are bad parents, and there are ungrateful teenagers, and then there are the battling Cannings of New Jersey. And what they’ve unleashed, if you’ll excuse the cliche, is the “Mother (and Father vs. Daughter) of All Lawsuits.”...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Several Downers Grove business owners have tried to keep from building new signs for their establishments in the wake of newly enforced village policies.
Retailers including Fry's Electronics, Kohl's and two Best Buy locations have petitioned to keep...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:13 AM
A glee club is among the new programs expected to be offered to aspiring performers this fall at a second location of Wilmette's Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts.
The village's zoning board of appeals voted unanimously recently to approve a...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Noah is more than the name of a popular movie. It is the top name for baby boys born in 2013 in the United States, the Social Security Administration announced on Friday.
Sophia scored the three-peat for girls’ names, being chosen as the top...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Officials in Winnetka supported a homeowner's request Monday night to live in a rental home he owns, but is eventually slated for demolition as part of plan to subdivide three lots into two.
Resident Dave Bartels, who owns two homes in the 200 block...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The following items were taken from Winnetka police reports.
A 40-year-old resident of the 700 block of Green Bay was charged with domestic battery on June 23.
A resident of the 1100 block of Hamptondale reported on June 23 that she received a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:42 PM
A Facebook picture of a 6-month-old smiling with a rifle resting across her lap has gone viral — prompting furious debate over seemingly everything from parents' rights to gun rights to the right to post the image online.
Here's the story behind...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The following items were taken from Winnetka and Kenilworth police reports.
A resident of the 500 block of Hawthorn Lane reported to police on July 29 that an unknown offender used his social security number to open an account with Comcast...
| Jun 23, 2014
Last year North Riverside officials received a letter from a state agency ordering the village to start paying more into its underfunded pension accounts or face a financial reckoning.
The ultimatum and a shortage of cash prompted the village to...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Her broken ankle. His aching heart. Marques Johnson's ruptured disk. Bill Walton's bum foot. Whatever the affliction, Donald and Shelly Sterling have long favored one particular cure: a lawsuit.
Over the last four decades, the billionaire couple have...