| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Voters living south of Cermak Road in Berwyn will decide March 18 whether to increase their taxes to renovate and expand District 100 schools.
Two questions are asking for a $1.40 tax rate increase, up to $4.30 from $2.90, which would raise almost $6....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:33 PM
An Oriole Park woman’s death was at least the twenty-sixth from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, authorities said today.
Kathleen Karson, 56, was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday at her home in the 7700 block of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 26-year-old Chicago man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and illegal possession of ammunition without a firearm owner's...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A 96-year-old Berwyn woman and a 73-year-old Far South Side man died from cold-related causes on Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today.
Dorothy G. Kuseck, of the 1800 block of South Wesley was declared dead at 2:50 p....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
A woman who died in a house fire in Berwyn was identified today as Karen Lindsey, who was alone when flames swept through her home, authorities said.
Lindsey, 64, was pronounced dead on the scene Tuesday morning after firefighters searched her...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:01 PM
A 31-year-old Buffalo Grove man was held on $500,000 bond after police arrested him outside a high school where he thought he was meeting a 15-year-old girl, according to authorities.
Randy Overla was charged with traveling to meet a minor and...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A car carrying five fraternity brothers from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago plowed into an 18-wheeler in northern Texas Friday morning, killing two of the young men, officials said.
Dead on the scene following the 8:30 a.m. crash were the...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Three suburban men were ordered held today after they were charged with committing a botched New Year’s Eve robbery that ended in the death of a Berwyn man.
Eddie Garcia, Salvador Alvarado and Jonathan Ivory each face first-degree murder and...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:44 PM
A Berwyn man was shot and died Tuesday night in the west suburb, authorities said.
Jose Mendoza, 20, was found shot at a barber shop in the 2100 block of South Oak Park Avenue, and pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center at 11:07 p.m. on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Here are some 2013 New Year's resolutions from near and far, posted by fans on my Facebook page:
"My resolution is for my heart and mind to follow the Serenity Prayer in my pet rescue efforts: 'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot...