| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:27 PM
A hotel shuttle bus crashed on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Rosemont and Des Plaines tonight.
Troopers were called to the westbound lanes of I-90 near Lee Street at 6:25 p.m., according to an Illinois State Police
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
A Des Plaines teenager, who was found lying on the tollway this morning, died of multiple injuries from a vehicle striking a pedestrian and his death was ruled a suicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Scott Wolf, 17, of...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:11 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Here's a blast from the past: a local school bus from the 1950s is making an appearance in a commercial across the pond.
Springfield resident Jim Lee admits he wasn't too excited at first about putting the bus on a trailer and...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:32 PM
HOLLYWOOD — The American Humane Assn. celebrated ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things at the Hero Dog Awards, presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine on Oct. 3 at the Hollywood Hilton.
The gala event was taped for TV broadcast Nov. 11 on the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:37 PM
Commonwealth Edison expects to restore power to most of its customers by Thursday night, two days after a violent wave of storms that spawned at least two tornadoes and packed 80 mph winds at one point left about 440,000 customers without electricity...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:26 AM
Authorities pulled a person's body from a section of the Des Plaines River that passes through west suburban Forest Park, officials said this morning.
The unidentified male was pulled from the river near the 800 block of Des Plaines Avenue sometime...
| Jul 5, 2011
Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell."
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:57 PM
A Illinois man pleaded not guilty Thursday after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors with one count of stalking actress and singer Selena Gomez.
Thomas Brodnicki, 46, is accused of stalking the 19-year-old star of "Monte Carlo" and "Wizards...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:56 PM
A West Side man was apparently electrocuted this evening in Forest Park when he made contact with the electrified third rail in a CTA train yard.
Ray Lynch, 66, of the 3500 block of West Van Buren Street, was found on the electrified rail in the 700...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Two women in Cook County have been infected with the West Nile virus, the first such reports this year, according to health agencies.
The two woman are both in their 60s and both are still hospitalized, according to Amy Poore, a spokesperson for the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The number of reported cases of humans with West Nile Virus in Illinois increased over the past week from two to six, and all instances were found in Cook County, officials said today.
The Illinois Department of Public Health updates its records of human...