| 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 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...
| 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,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:07 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Two more women who say Dr. Tory Westbrook sexually assaulted them during medical exams at Clinton's Community Health Center testified Monday and Tuesday, while Westbrook's defense attorney worked to get jurors to question the accusers'...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:28 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The lawyer defending Dr. Tory Westbrook against sexual assault charges called several witnesses Thursday as he continued working to undermine the allegations brought by five of Westbrook's former patients.
Norm Pattis called as...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:52 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The jury in the case against Dr. Tory Westbrook, accused of assaulting women during office exams, got a glimpse of a defense strategy Thursday when another doctor testified about the circumstances under which she would do a full-body...
| Sep 6, 2013
The story in Genesis of Abraham's willingness to kill his son Isaac at God's command still gets a lot of attention. But it doesn't get a lot of love.
In every broadside against religion, God's horrifying demand for a sacrifice and Abraham's acquiescence...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:53 PM
LAKE MARY – iPad video recorded by George Zimmerman's wife during a dispute this week could determine whether her husband will face domestic violence charges, police said Tuesday.
Lake Mary police Officer Zach Hudson, an agency spokesman, said...