| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:53 PM
A winter storm dumped almost 9 inches of heavy, wet snow in some far northern suburbs before tapering off Thursday evening.
A winter storm warning was set to expire at midnight for Lake and McHenry counties, with Cook, DuPage and DeKalb counties under a...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Evanston culinary student implicated in several beauty salon robberies in and around Chicago has been charged in four additional holdups in DuPage County, prosecutors said Friday.
Jason Logsdon, 41, has been held without bail in Cook County since...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
An Evanston rare coin dealer has pleaded guilty to buying thousands of dollars worth of purportedly stolen coins, jewelry, watches and other valuables from undercover police officers posing as burglars, according to court records.
James Coello, 47, of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Ray and Jan Meyer of Bliss are announcing the engagement of their son, Travis Meyer of Evanston, Ill., to Dena Oaklander of Chicago. She is the daughter of Dr. Elliot and Anne Oaklander of Boca Raton, Fla. Travis is the grandson of Leo and Rose Bemben...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:05 PM
An Evanston man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly sold a stolen car, stole it back from the buyer and then tried to sell it again to undercover police officers, all in the space of a few days.
Eddie Simmons, 22, also...
| Jun 12, 2013
An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association.
| Feb 12, 2013
It is amazing that while Illinois is approaching financial disintegration, politicians are devising ever-new ways to borrow and spend.
GONs (government-operated networks) furnish high-speed Internet connections to schools, offices,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You're in a restaurant, enjoying a meal with friends, when the main course arrives. The plate of seafood in front of you looks incredible, but nothing prepares you for what happens next. After a few mouthfuls, a lump begins to rise in your throat and your...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Charges have been upgraded to murder for a man already in custody after police said he beat an 86-year-old man with a baseball bat so badly the man died in September.
Donald Henry, 56, was charged Thursday morning with murder, according to Chicago...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A condominium association in Evanston is suing a man, claiming he refused to let the association treat his unit for bedbugs.
In September 2011, the Maisonette Condominium Association discovered a bedbug infestation at its building on the 2000 block of...