| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity.
While the 14-county tri-state...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:25 AM
The five towns that compose the Northern Will County Water Agency have refiled their eminent domain lawsuit this month, resuming their battle to wrest control of a privately owned water pipeline that brings Lake Michigan water to parts of the county....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
A move by five southwest suburban towns to take control of a supply line that provides Lake Michigan water to the area has been delayed because of a legal issue.
Attorneys for the Northern Will County Water Agency have moved to voluntarily dismiss the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Eight people from Indiana have been arrested for allegedly stealing computer equipment, TVs and over-the-counter medication from freight trains in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, officials said today.
In addition to the rail thefts, the eight-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder after the victim of a hit-and-run accident last month died over the weekend, officials said today.
The accident happened on June 13 on the 5800 block of 73rd Street in Bedford Park, according to Cook...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:46 AM
The FBI arrested 150 people across the United States, including one in Chicago, for holding children against their will for prostitution, a three-day weekend sweep that officials on Monday called the largest-ever operation of its kind.
The suspects were...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Authorities today released a sketch and asked for the public's help in finding the driver of a Jeep SUV involved in a hit-and-run last week in Bedford Park that critically injured a man.
Officials from the Cook County Sheriff’s office, the South...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A customer at a Bedford Park go-kart racing facility is suing the company and its management, claiming she was injured earlier this year while racing a go-kart with a broken seat belt.
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Two Chicago men were arrested over the weekend in connection with a spree of armed robberies at several near west suburban cell phone stores in the last few months, authorities said.
Edgar Wallace, 37, of the 900 block of North Hamlin Avenue, was charged...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:49 AM
A Chicago man was found dead this morning in a southwest suburban rail yard, crushed between two freight cars, officials said.
Killed was Andres Tapia, 34, of the 5600 block of South Keeler Avenue, who the Cook County medical examiner's office said was...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The United States Postal Service announced Thursday they will close and consolidate eight mail processing facilities in Indiana in order to cut costs.
According to the news release, facilities in Bloomington, Lafayette, Muncie, Kokomo and Columbus...