| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:30 AM
New Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard says his salary will remain at $250,000 as approved by the outgoing school board as a temporary measure last month.
That salary was part of a short-term contract to run through June 30. The incoming board has...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 10:30 AM
The Cook County state's attorney's office said it has filed a fraud suit against a "storm chaser" construction firm that allegedly bilked about $60,000 from northwest suburban homeowners whose property sustained hail and wind damage in spring storms...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 8:47 AM
A 64-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident Friday in north suburban Niles, officials said.
The man was identified as Vladimir Breza, of the 1300 block of Perry Street in Des Plaines, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office....
| Mar 27, 2011
| 1:53 PM
A 26-year-old Michigan woman was killed when her car slammed into a light pole overnight in the city's West Town neighborhood, Chicago police said.
Witness told police that the woman was speeding in her 2006 Audi while heading west on West Grand...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 10:55 AM
A Glenview man has been charged with having sex with a 13-year-old girl after the teen's family reported the incidents to police, the Cook County Sheriff's office said today.
Allen Giron, 18, is accused of having at least two sexual encounters with...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Q: My cat gets the hiccups and sometimes belches. I've always had a cat, but this is my first male, and he's a sweetheart. Do male cats in particular get hiccups? What should I do about it? — E.R., Cyberspace
A: "In my 42-year career as a...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:20 AM
One Body Village - Stop Child Sex Slavery
Sunday, September 30, 2012 6:00pm-11:00pm
Location: The White Eagle Banquets 6839 North Milwaukee Avenue Niles, IL 60714
One Body Village, a non-profit organization is hosting a fundraising event on September...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Do you have a hearing loss? If so, come and learn about your ears and how you hear at the free Hearing Health Fair on Friday, August 26th, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Schaumburg Township Hall. The Schaumburg Township Hall is located at One Illinois...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Like many journalists, Nancy Bilyeau dreamed of writing a novel. She even managed to eke out a few chapters, melding her two great loves of Tudor history and mystery thrillers.
But whenever she would make a little headway, the real world — her...
| May 17, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Today in the Daily Web Dump, we discover the dire consequences awaiting those who first dealt it before their comrades smelled it...
Oh, and a whole bunch of bewildering Japanese videos. Hooray!
HE'S THE ONE...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:03 AM
The Justice Department has announced a settlement with an Illinois company resolving a discrimination claim.
The agreement with Niles-based MicroLink Devices settles allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the...