| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A 49-year-old Palatine cab driver has been sentenced to 30 months probation for molesting a woman who had hired him to drive her home from a bar, prosecutors said.
Mohammed N. Choudry, of the 100 block of Sterling Avenue, pleaded guilty in Rolling...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Woodstock man accused earlier this year of sexually assaulting five women is now facing additional charges.
McHenry County prosecutors filed new aggravated criminal sexual assault charges this week against Charles Oliver, 45, after a sixth woman...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A Woodstock man with a history of severe mental illness was sentenced to 30 years in prison this evening for the grisly murder of a homeless man in 2009.
Kyle Morgan, 29, who also battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, his father testified,...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:49 PM
West Aurora school officials who failed to report an incident involving a teacher later convicted of sexually abusing two students can avoid prosecution if they adopt and follow better reporting regulations, Kane County’s chief prosecutor said...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A former Aurora man already serving life in prison for a double murder went on trial Monday in the 1990 slaying of his wife, a case in which a battered rug excavated from a Naperville horse farm will play a key role.
The murder trial of Aurelio Montano,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:56 PM
An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said.
Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:03 AM
What would you do if you returned to your car only to find it being towed away? If you're like the rest of us, you'd cuss up a blue streak and you might even try to stop the tow truck driver from making off with your car.
Well, an Alabama tow truck...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Charles Saatchi is divorcing cookbook author and TV chef Nigella Lawson after a year in which he’s been a “disappointment” to his wife and weeks after photos of him grabbing her neck in a restaurant sent her into seclusion, according...
| Sep 6, 2013
Re "Immigrant enclave isn't pro-amnesty," Aug. 31
Despite his immigrant-heavy district, The Times' article says, Rep. Ed Royce's (R-Fullerton) opposition to "amnesty" does not necessarily place him out of sync with his constituents.
Indeed, few are...
| Oct 9, 2013
Re "Foster agency thrived despite lapses," Oct. 7
Renee Moncito — chief executive of the private Wings of Refuge foster care agency, which just had its contract with Los Angeles County terminated — should never have been allowed to care...