| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A man and a woman from the northwest suburbs were killed early this morning when the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 80 near Mokena in southwest suburban Frankfort Township, authorities said.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From Sunday's print column, which features another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist Dear Boy Scouts of America: All signs suggest that your national board will lift the long-...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Scott Green, better known as The Great Scott to the Chicago magician's fans, will try to conjure millions of dollars this week on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."
The 29-year-old entertainer, whose most popular trick is making children levitate, missed...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The headline blares: "Elderly Chicago woman found dead, mutilated." Four fingers of her right hand had been severed.
The prime suspect? The slain woman's best friend, Dr. Jennifer White, a recently retired orthopedic surgeon who is also her neighbor on...
| Nov 30, 2010
Q: With your efforts at Thanksgiving and Christmas cookies, have you had any sightings of mincemeat? I remember the None Such brand from when I was a kid, but didn't see it at my Dominick's. Too soon?
--Henry Markwood, Buffalo Grove, Ill.
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:57 PM
A Buffalo Grove man is suing Belmont Harbor-based Chicago Sailing after he said he suffered a bad electrical shock while attempting to dock and plug in a leased sailboat’s power-charging system.
Pavel Zeldin filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:32 PM
You are in the wrong business. Educational consulting is where the money is at. Just ask Nora Lucky. The Seminole School Board tonight is expected to discretely spend $261,528 to hire four consulting firms to teach teachers how to teach. The consu...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Lindsey Durlacher, a Greco-Roman wrestling world bronze medalist who won a state title for Buffalo Grove High School and was a two-time All-American at the University of Illinois, died Saturday at age 36 at his home in Denver, Colo.
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Metra launched its "Quiet Car" operation today, introducing a program that it hopes will make for a less noisy commute for some riders. And the reaction appeared to be quiet, at least based on what some commuters said during Monday morning's rush hour....
| Sep 9, 2010
The new CW show Hellcats shows that cheerleading has come a long way. But is the show realistic?
Who better to ask than some real cheerleaders who aren't just leading the football crowds anymore.
Four years ago, cheerleading officially became a sport in...