| Nov 20, 2013
Luther Burbank was an American horticulturalist who devoted much of his life to increasing the world's food supply by developing tastier and hardier varieties of fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains.
Those efforts more than a century ago not only...
| 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,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:55 AM
A variety of dogs and their two-legged friends gathered in Burbank for the recent third annual Pet-A-Palooza.
"We just brought her for fun to let her get some air and meet some dogs," said Jessica Beissmann, 27, of Mokena, who brought her Yorkshire...
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Candace Cosby thought little of seeing a female neighbor pull into her driveway on a steamy Friday afternoon in southwest suburban Burbank.
But her attention was piqued a few hours later when she saw authorities descend on the two-story brick home in...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A Burbank man pleaded guilty today in a crash that killed a 56-year-old grandmother of a dozen children last fall and was sentenced to five years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records.
Jesus Luna, 52, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving...
| Jul 8, 2009
| 9:55 PM
(WGN-AM)- Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan chose the political path of least resistance today, preserving her chance to ask voters for a promotion down the road, when state finances might be better and her powerful father might be ready to step off the...
| Jun 19, 2010
The Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank's Philanthropy Fundraising Event on May 8 at the Castaway Restaurant was a great success.
The fashion show, "Pretty as a Picture," with members of the club and families as the models was very well done and the...
| Apr 30, 2010
A lot of people ask Robin questions like, where did you grow up?...what did you used to do? So she thought she'd head back to Burbank, Illinois and around the South Side of Chicago to take a look.
Check it out...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 8:25 PM
A Burbank man is facing fraud charges in Illinois for allegedly charging customers for unsolicited identity theft protection services.
The owner of Glendale-based ID Lifeguards Inc., Arthur Natanyan, faces charges under the provisions of Illinois'...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 2:04 PM
A man has been charged with drunken driving in connection with the crash late Sunday that killed a 38-year-old man in southwest suburban Burbank, police said.
Leo Stevens, of the 2400 block of North Central Park Avenue in Chicago, was pronounced dead at...
| Jul 15, 2011
While the political adage holds that to the winner go the spoils, under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, even some losers have done very well.
Take Dan Seals. He failed three times to win a North Shore congressional seat, and his tax returns showed he mostly...