| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:06 PM
A recent letter writer said in the Chicago Tribune that his problem with the race for Illinois governor is fear of the unknown versus fear of the known.
Copy that, and think about the possible Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis race.
-- Kathleen Melia,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:15 PM
The Sports Xchange
NCAAF Team Report - Pittsburgh - INSIDE SLANT
Sophomore quarterback Chris Voytik spent his redshirt freshman season in 2013 backing up veteran starter Tom Savage and didn't get much of an opportunity to show his stuff.
His play in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Illinois State has signed a new agreement with Comcast SportsNet Chicago for four ISU football games to be televised live on the network this season.
Comcast will televise ISU's home opener against Mississippi Valley State on Sept. 6, as well as the Mid-...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Investigators long suspected Robert Rocco Serritella in the 1992 strangulation of Skokie teenager David Chereck, but they said they never had enough evidence to prove he did it — until now.
Authorities arrested Serritella, 71, at his home in Los...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:03 PM
About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
| Jul 8, 2014
As far as Jo Marie Lang knew, she had a near-perfect driving record and an up-to-date driver's license.
Then last November, the Illinois secretary of state's office demanded that she undergo new testing or face losing her license. Making it all the more...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Park Ridge Niles District 64 students as a whole improved in 2014 on the reading portion of the Measures of Academic Progress assessment, but scores in math dipped at nearly every grade level, according to district officials.
Like the Illinois...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Latinos have for years made up one of the largest and fastest-growing groups in the country.
They have also long been one of the most underrepresented minority groups in the federal workplace.
Now a new effort is underway — at the highest...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A hospital administrator and Maine South graduate has been selected to fill a vacancy on the District 207 school board, Maine Township High School district officials announced this week.
Board members voted unanimously at a special meeting Sunday to...