| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
At the hair salon on her wedding day, a fellow bride turned to Tuqaa Afash and asked who her fiance was.
"Abdulkareem Laila," Afash said, expecting that in the tight-knit village on the outskirts of Aleppo, the woman would recognize his name.
| 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 14, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A federal judge on Friday sentenced two Georgia militia group members to 10 years each in prison for conspiring to produce ricin, with prosecutors saying they plotted to release it from an airplane over Washington.
Samuel Crump, 71, and Ray Adams, 58,...
| 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,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department.
An Oak Park man was sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 6:50 p.m. Nov. 14 when a man 20 to 30 years old entered at the Austin stop, stole his Apple laptop...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Last summer, a major project was launched in this city, when a jet plane was transported from Texas to Orlando. Although it landed at the Orlando Executive Airport, it got here by truck, not in the air.
This Sunday, the project will take on an...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The following items were taken from Huntley police reports:
Several utility boxes were found spray painted with graffiti in the Talamore subdivision on Nov. 26.
A vehicle's windshield was smashed in the 10900 block of Greywall Lane on Nov. 26.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The following items were taken from Woodstock police reports:
A 22-year-old Woodstock woman was arrested and charged with retail theft in the 1200 block of Lake Avenue around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 26. She was scheduled to be in court on Dec. 4.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The following items were taken from Evanston police reports:
A wallet left unattended was taken from a business in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue between 1 and 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 28.
A woman reportedly struck someone in the abdomen with an object in...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:31 PM
When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African-American male.
But that has it precisely...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:11 PM
GLASTONBURY — Glastonbury VFW Post 7659 and Post 7659 Ladies' Auxiliary are hosting an event to help soldiers and honor veterans of the Vietnam War.
The posts will hold a "Support our Troops" collection and packing event followed by a "Thank A...