| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The seller's fingers dance across the stacks of discs crowding his table, his words racing as he foists one DVD after another on a customer.
"You should see this one, and definitely take this one," he says. "Oh, and I just got this one today. Brand new....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:06 PM
“Jim was formed by the word of God. Words were his stock in trade, and they resonated with God’s word.”
The Rev. Kevin Feeney spoke these words of James Foley during a Northwestern University memorial service for the slain journalist,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Minutes after the barrel bomb eviscerated the crowded market, those still alive had to contend with matters of survival — and collecting what little remained of the dead.
A woman with tired eyes walked away cradling a bottle of water and a few...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 39-year-old Grayslake man was arrested on July 29 at 11:13 a.m. on Route 83 at Center Street and charged with driving on a revoked license.
A 19-year-old Wildwood man was arrested on July 30 at 11:...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum has a full slate of exhibits and events for the 2014-15 season. The museum, on the Rollins College campus at 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. If you haven't...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The broken pieces of a cherished war memorial were removed this week, but the ill feelings created through a deliberate act of destruction linger.
New Lenox police are seeking the perpetrators of an act of "vandalism" that left four of five granite...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A convicted sex offender recently released from prison has been charged with trying to break into a home in Wilmette and trespassing at Highcrest Middle School in the north suburb, authorities said.
Police say Kevin Berglund, 42, placed a stool under...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Two days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were discovered, Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park held a multi-congregational memorial service to honor them.
Just a day before, the Ravinia Coffee Station had hosted a gathering to...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The following items were gathered from Highland Park and Deerfield police reports:
Twenty-three fire extinguishers were taken from the grass near Highland Park High School on St. Johns Avenue, on Aug. 6. The 10-pound extinguishers were...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:28 AM
On Sept. 4, 1864, John Finney reached his 20th year.
Two years after enlisting in the Illinois 65th Volunteer Infantry to fight for the Union in the Civil War, he could report good health against great odds.
Finney refused to speak of his months as...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:21 PM
The following were taken from police reports.
A 55-year-old Northfield man was arrested on Sept. 24 at 11:29 p.m. following a single-car crash on Route 41 at Westleigh Road and charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.