| 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...
| 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 6, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Des Plaines police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old man found in his car Saturday morning in a hotel parking lot.
Wesley Jaworski, 47, of the 8900 block of Knight Avenue in Des Plaines, was found dead in the back seat of his vehicle at...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Donna Halstead rubbed shoulders with some of the most powerful people in the state, worked for the first female Supreme Court chief justice in Illinois and joked around with homeless men who hung around her West Loop apartment.
Halstead, 76, was killed...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 9:24 AM
A man who was rescued after he fell from his kayak into a pond at an apartment complex this morning in Des Plaines has died from his injuries, officials said.
Anthony Hensley, 37, of the 200 block of North Harvard in Villa Park was pronounced dead at 8:...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Father and Son Outings
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:01 PM
An emergency room doctor called the state hotline in June after treating a Midlothian toddler whose split lip, swollen eyes and bruised forehead cast doubt on his mother's explanation that he fell off a bed.
The little boy's younger sister, the mother...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:48 AM
James J. O’Donnell Jr., 65, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in the Hospice Unit at VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in North Hills, CA. Born May 8, 1947, he was a 1965 graduate of Forest View High School in Arlington...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
A man on parole for burglary had dozens of iPods and smartphones at his West Side home when police and parole officers visited there Friday because of recent neighborhood burglaries and he bragged to them he would “steal anything,” according...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:10 PM
A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement.
In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...