| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Four people were seriously injured when an SUV flipped over early this morning on Lake Shore Drive on the North Side, authorities said.
The four were traveling in the SUV when it flipped over near Irving Park Road shortly before 2:30 a.m., officials...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Chicago police have issued an alert after a man tried to drag a woman into his car in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road around 6 p.m. Monday when the man started following her and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Rev. Glenna Olumstad's life has had three distinct phases: mind, body and spirit.
She nourished minds as a preschool teacher for 14 years. Before that, Olumstad specialized as a nurse in high-risk labor and delivery at Prentice Women's Hospital....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Students with disabilities who play organized sports outside of school will be able to skip gym class under a new state law.
Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill Sunday expanding the physical education class waiver in a ceremony at a sports center in Chicago'...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A Bensenville man who last winter stole a car that had a toddler inside took something more precious than a vehicle, a DuPage County judge told the man at his sentencing hearing Monday.
“You ended up stealing a mother and child’s sense of...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:27 AM
The CTA announced its rail and bus service changes for Sunday's Pride Parade, which begins at noon and winds between Montrose Avenue and Broadway and Diversey Avenue and Sheridan Road.
In addition to changes because of the parade, some Loop trains...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Elmhurst City Council members heard Monday that Illinois Tollway plans for new western access to Chicago O'Hare International Airport are getting underway and include some direct benefits for the city.
Lidia Pilecky of consulting firm CH2M Hill laid out...
| May 9, 2013
Before I could ride a bicycle or recite The Lord's Prayer, I remember sausages. Bulbous and gray, with brown patches from the fry pan, these links — ask my folks — were the quickest, cheapest way to quiet a hyper child. But my introduction...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was a long night at the Sands, stretching until about 9:40 by the time it was over, but I am sure it was a memorable night for the high school players, coaches, parents and other adults who were among the 610 there last night for the Via All-Star...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Saturday night, my wife and I went with the Steinbergs to see local author Jack Zimmerman read from a new collection of stories at the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview. Jack's a true local treasure, a wonderful storyteller and compelling......
| Mar 21, 2013
When it's this frigid outside, the idea of attempting a weekend brunch that goes beyond toaster waffles eaten while huddled under a blanket seems downright unreasonable. If there's anything that stands the chance to ply you from the cozy comforts of...