| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:39 PM
A loophole in state and federal laws has made it easy for some attorneys to take advantage of Illinois residents struggling to keep their homes.
Attorneys are among the few professionals who can legally charge upfront fees to help homeowners modify their...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 1:03 PM
A dummy grenade found in the home of an elderly man in Berwyn today led police to evacuate several buildings including a funeral home, police said.
The incident began at about 11:45 a.m. after the man's caretaker found several guns and the grenade in the...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A Berwyn mother is free on $10,000 bail after her arrest on charges she raised her children in a filthy home filled with diseased animals and without working plumbing, authorities said Tuesday.
Lydia Price, 49, is scheduled to appear Wednesday in a...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Cook County prosecutors will seek a higher bail for a Berwyn woman who was charged with a series of crimes after her 14-year-old son died last week and his siblings were found living in squalor in a house that was overrun with about 200 animals, many of...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 11:05 AM
A Berwyn mother accused of endangering her children and hoarding animals has been indicted on 11 felony counts by the Cook County grand jury.
The grand jury this week indicted Lydia Price on nine counts of abuse and neglect by a caregiver and two...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Trains on Metra’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe line were moving again this evening -- but delayed -- after a man was struck and killed by a train in Berwyn, officials said.
Berwyn fire officials were dispatched to the East Avenue crossing of the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 5:11 PM
A 45-year-old apparently homeless man was pronounced dead today, a day after being struck by a motor vehicle in Berwyn, officials said.
David Jipson was pronounced dead at Loyola University Hospital in Maywood at 11:01 a.m. today, a Cook County medical...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 3:01 PM
A Northwest Side woman was charged early today with aggravated battery of a 15-month-old girl after the girl's parents used a hidden camera to catch her choking and shaking the toddler, police said.
Andrea del Pilar Aguilar, 31, of the 2600 block of...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Two Berwyn residents have been charged with misdemeanors after police removed more than 60 cats and three dogs from their home in the 3100 block of South East Avenue.
Eric Jandt, 41, and Photini Rose Varkonyi, 50, were both charged on Tuesday with one...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Joe Ely: The Texas songwriter is a renaissance man even among his roots-rocking brethren, touching on everything from Tex-Mex and honky-tonk to punk and rockabilly in a career that spans more than four decades. He’s still one of the most dynamic...