| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A car traveling at high rate of speed careened off two parked cars before plowing into a Cicero building Sunday, leaving a Berwyn woman dead and the driver in ‘very serious' condition.
A woman identified by the Cook County medical examiner’...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
When a Chicago woman was found wandering drunk along a highway entrance ramp near Lyons last month, she told police nothing about a one-vehicle SUV crash several hours before that had killed two other women, authorities said today.
Now Lisa Elner, 44,...
| Feb 1, 2013
It took more than two decades of labor, but Illinois is finally poised to permit its first free-standing birth center, an alternative model of care for low-risk pregnant women who want to deliver in a homey environment with a reduced chance of medical...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
A state board on Tuesday unanimously approved Illinois' first free-standing birthing center, a homelike facility that allows healthy pregnant women to labor and deliver with minimal medical intervention.
The two-room birth center at the nonprofit PCC...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A Berwyn man died from carbon monoxide poisoning after a fire broke out in his home Wednesday night in the western suburb, authorities say.
The Berwyn Fire Department received a call at 7:30 p.m. for a fire in the 2400 block of Euclid Avenue. James...
| Dec 3, 2012
A new commuter challenge might be just the ticket if you are driving to work nearly every day and see the pros increasingly outweighed by the cons.
Perhaps you, family and friends would break free from the routine that wastes time, gas and money in...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Tiesto: In the world of electronic dance music, this Dutch DJ and producer has been a dominant figure for a decade and a featured performer at the 2004 Olympics in Athens; he’s been rocking arenas ever since, 7 p.m. Friday at UIC Pavilion, 525 S....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Four gang members have been charged with beating a Cicero man to death after one accused him of breaking a bottle on the floor at a party they were all attending, authorities said.
Peter Ocampo, 28, of the 3500 block of South 57th Court in the west...
| Jan 4, 2012
New Year's is celebrated around the globe, and in many cultures people make resolutions (though they don't necessarily keep them). What about resolutions for our pets? I asked my fans on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Dale/50057343596)...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It was almost exactly 20 years ago that another school in Lake Forest District 67 was hit by a principal-related controversy -- a test-fixing scandal dubbed "The Nighty Nightmare" after the signature farewell of Cherokee School principal Linda Chase to......
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The 20-year-old son of a former Cook County judge was arrested Friday after members of the West Suburban Enhanced Drug/Gang Enforcement task force served a …...