| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:28 AM
A man who was exonerated last month in an alleged 2002 rape at the Daley Center was briefly jailed Sunday because police thought he was an unregistered sex offender, according to his lawyer.
Russell Ainsworth, who represented Carl Chatman in his...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Illinois State Police removed Carl Chatman's name from the sex offender registry this morning, following notification that Chatman had been exonerated in an alleged 2002 rape at the Daley Center and, thus, should not have been on the website.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A northwest suburban man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly tried to rendezvous with a 15-year-old girl he met online, only to discover that the girl was actually an undercover cop.
Heath T. Locum, 44, of the 700 block...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Jesse Dee didn't have any other choice: It was soul music or bust when he was in grade school. Now the childhood fan is making soul-fueled records that he hopes will draw listeners back to the music that first inspired him.
"I grew up in a religious...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
An Austin man was denied bail today in the murder of a Berwyn man early Thursday in what prosecutors said today was a dispute over whether the victim would give someone drugs.
Martin Garcia, 20, of the 5800 block of West Roosevelt Road, faces a first-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:52 AM
American Music Festival: The 33rd annual celebration of roots, rhythm and roll includes headlining sets by Dave Alvin, Jon Dee Graham and James McMurtry, and an undercard loaded with dance-friendly Creole and swing bands, 1 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday at...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Two Chicago-area men face a variety of charges for trying to sell an undercover cop more than $37,000 worth of cocaine on Saturday.
Pedro Ascensio, 52, of Berwyn, and Eduardo Mojica, 37, of Cicero, attempted to sell 269 grams of cocaine, more than...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:03 PM
An 87-year-old man and his 91-year-old wife died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on northbound I-355 in Will County near Bolingbrook, authorities said.
About 3 p.m. near milepost 13.5, a silver Toyota Tundra pickup truck struck the driver's...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Shoes: The Zion, Ill., band pioneered the do-it-yourself home-recording revolution in the ‘70s, and with three singers and songwriters have piled up a trove of melodically rich, guitar-driven pop-rock songs. The trio of Gary Klebe and Jeff and...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:13 PM
A west suburban doctor was sentenced to 13 years in prison today for sexually assaulting a patient in 2005 during an examination in his Berwyn office.
Ricardo Arze, 59, of Berwyn, a family practice physician, was convicted by a jury in May 2012 for...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A Berwyn man is behind bars facing murder charges following the April 1 shooting of a 41-year-old man in the Little Village neighborhood, authorities said. …...