| 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......
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:53 PM
A Chicago police officer man filed a lawsuit today against a local pizzeria after getting into a crash last year with one of its drivers while he was on duty.
The lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court alleges a driver working for Di Nico’s...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:11 AM
After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Two men were listed in serious condition after they were rescued from a fire that broke out in a basement apartment early this morning in west suburban Berwyn.
Shortly before 6 a.m., a tenant on the top floor of the 3-unit building located at 2115...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Three people surrendered late Monday night after a nearly six-hour standoff that began with the arrest of one man in a firearms investigation and the shutdown of part of the CTA Red Line, a law-enforcement spokesman said.
The three apparently barricaded...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Officials have identified a 21-year-old man who was pronounced dead this morning after being struck by a Brown Line train.
Jose Baeza-Garcia of the 2400 block of West Berwyn Avenue was struck by the train on the 900 block of West Wellington Avenue,...