| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87.
He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Sports Clips, a sports-themed hair salon that caters to men and boys, will hold its grand opening on Friday at 7136 W. 183rd St. in Tinley Park.
"We will offer free haircuts all day Friday," said salon manager Jodi Austin. "And not just haircuts. We'...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:58 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Here's an audition notice for the NETworks tours Beauty And The Beast (domestic and international) and Elf (east coast and west coast). The auditions will be in Orlando on May 17.
FOR DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A 61-year-old man found unresponsive in southwest suburban Burbank died of hypothermia due to cold exposure, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
James S. Nanfeldt was found late Monday afternoon lying in a wooded area near 75th...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:27 PM
An Oak Forest man’s death Sunday was at least the twenty-first from cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, officials said.
Frank Beck, 80, was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. Sunday at Advocate South Suburban Hospital, according to the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:04 PM
A Burbank man who shot a teen who had been having an affair with his girlfriend was sentenced today to 35 years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records.
Nikolas Gacho, who had been found guilty in December of attempted murder, also pled...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Chicago's new ride-sharing services market their drivers as friendly and safe, asserting they have passed stringent criminal background checks.
But a Tribune investigation revealed that one of the companies, Uber, did not check some of the criminal...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
An 11-year-old boy on his way to get a haircut with his father died Saturday afternoon after a traffic crash involving a stolen vehicle in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood, family and police said.
Donovan Turnage, of the 5900 block of South...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A Cook County judge has sentenced a man to 50 years in prison in the 2009 road rage shooting death of a Burbank man, according to prosecutors and court records.
Mikel Pernell, 34, was found guilty in September of killing George Cruz, 30, on Sept. 18,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Secretary of State Debra Bowen holds a political post today that she never had an inkling she would have when she was growing up, she told John Burroughs High School students on Thursday.
Bowen shared her life story of growing up as a shy girl in...