| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For Lee DeWyze, being attached to the "American Idol" brand hasn't yielded the best luck for a career.
During the show's 2010 season, the Mount Prospect, Ill., native won America over as that earnest paint salesman with a gritty voice and guitar...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A man described as armed and dangerous who is accused of severely beating a woman this week in unincorporated Cook County near Palatine was taken into custody without incident and charged this morning, authorities said.
Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, was...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:38 PM
McHenry County Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was selected today to preside over the politically charged involuntary manslaughter trial of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's nephew.
Michael Sullivan, chief judge of McHenry County Circuit Court, was...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:14 PM
A 69-year-old woman died in a small fire in her Mount Prospect apartment this morning, officials said.
The woman was declared dead on the scene after the fire, which began about 5:40 a.m. in a 12-unit apartment building in the 2300 block of South...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mount Prospect police today asked for help from any witnesses to an accident that killed a 64-year-old woman this weekend.
Zofia Wilhem, 64, who police said lived in Des Plaines, but who also had recently lived in the 8100 block of Grace Avenue in Niles,...
| Feb 1, 2012
Rhonda Moore has her health back.
Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2009, Moore, 58, has reduced her blood glucose levels significantly through healthy eating and daily exercise. But a lack of supermarkets in her North Chicago neighborhood makes it...
| Aug 26, 2011
It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 2:00 PM
An employee with the Water Reclamation District of Great Chicago died Friday as a result of injuries from a workplace accident at a Hanover Park Facility, an autopsy today determined.
John Fergus, 51, of Mount Prospect died from muliple injures...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:47 AM
A man died after he was struck by two vehicles while crossing Busse Road in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, authorities said.
Christopher Spatafora, 51, of the 1700 block of West Crystal Lane, was hit on South Busse Road, just north of James Drive...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Police today said the death of a couple this week in a Mount Prospect apartment is being investigated as an apparent double suicide.
Officials responded about 5:15 a.m. Thursday to the residence in the 1700 block of Forest Cove Drive in the northwest...