| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Preston Morefield was about 26 years old and a new lineman for ComEd when his supervisor suggested he climb a 65-foot high telephone pole covered with ice. Morefield wore spikes on his shoes and a body harness with straps for lifting himself, but there...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 3:46 PM
An 85-year-old woman was pronounced dead after a fire ripped through her mobile home in southwest suburban Hodgkins this afternoon, officials said.
Lydia Elder, of the 6200 block of Lawn Drive, was pronounced dead at 2:17 p.m. at LaGrange Community...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A 41-year-old man yelled racial epithets and used his car to repeatedly cut off a woman driving with her son in Riverside this week, authorities said today while announcing charges.
Alexander M. Borrego, of the 8700 block of Lyons Street in Hodgkins, was...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:00 PM
A man crashed his car into a beauty supply store in a Hodkins strip mall and died after possibly becoming ill, authorities said.
Ezell Coleman, 67, of Countryside, was declared dead about 4 p.m. at Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital following the...