| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:21 PM
A second man has been charged with killing a south suburban man and sexually brutalizing a relative of the victim before dousing her with lighter fluid and setting her on fire.
Leonard Small, 22, is charged with murder and a raft of other violent...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A two-car collision near south suburban Crete killed a passenger and sent both drivers to the hospital, authorities said.
Joyce Di Rutigliano, 80, of the 20700 block of Hunt Club Drive in Frankfort, was declared dead at 5:07 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Officials suspect careless use of smoking materials caused a fire in Park Forest that killed a 78-year-old woman and her 59-year-old son.
More than 13 fire agencies, along with the Park Forest Fire Department, responded to the blaze around 2 p.m. Tuesday...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The state of Illinois is teaming with Cook County on a trial program in which a loan fund will be created to buy vacant foreclosed homes, renovate them and resell them to home buyers at low interest rates.
Six suburbs will take part: Berwyn, Chicago...
| Nov 16, 2009
On the eve of war, leaders rouse their troops to vanquish the enemy, but not this time.
As midnight Friday approaches, the Marian Catholic High School marching band gathers in an Indiana middle school gym and their director prepares to tell them what the...
| Jun 26, 2008
| 8:25 AM
Tonight, 7 p.m.
Country Club Hills Theater
Country Club Hills www.countryclubhillstheater.org
South Suburban Humane Society
1103 West End Avenue
| Jul 27, 2009
| 9:47 PM
(WGN-AM)- Dozens of Chicago-area African-Americans showed up today at Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens South Cemetery to check on departed loved ones after learning that a human bone was discovered near a storage area on Friday.
Montrey Simpson of Chicago,...
| Dec 20, 2007
Each day, rail cars carrying steel slabs minted some 300 miles east at Baltimore County's Sparrows Point mill arrive at Esmark Inc.'s Wheeling-Pittsburgh plant here.
Huge trucks with claws in their underbellies grab the slabs and haul them to Wheeling-...
| May 27, 2010
On a cold, gray February morning, Cheryl Miller sat on a bus cradling the gym bag that held the box with her son's ashes.
For five months, the ashes had sat in the embalming room of a Chicago Heights funeral home because Miller could not pay off the bill...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 12:24 PM
259 total, 8 leaders, 3 drum majors, 72 brass, 30 flag bearers, 24 percussion, 16 dancers, 94 woodwinds, 6 banner carriers, 6 color guard.
Our program includes- 3 Concert Bands Marching Band Pep Band 2 Jazz Bands Percussion ensemble 2 Winter Color Guards...