| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:25 AM
From headline-grabbing studies to prime-time TV, autism has entered mainstream conversation like never before.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that autism rates rose nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2010. The condition...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.
A first violation...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:03 AM
A cancer patient who shopped at a Northbrook Trader Joe’s is suing the grocer and one its suppliers, saying it sold him tainted food that was later recalled and caused a bacterial infection.
Vladimir Sokhatskiy alleges in the lawsuit filed...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:13 PM
A proposal for a Dunkin' Donuts drive-through in Glenview is drawing opposition from nearby residents who say they are concerned about congestion in the area.
The Dunkin' Donuts would occupy an existing building at 1945 Willow Road just east of the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Advocates trying to change how Illinois political maps are drawn began the arduous process today of trying to prove they have enough signatures to get a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot this November.
The hearing officer for the Illinois...
| Jun 11, 2014
Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California?
This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per line, a $1.40...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California? This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per......
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A suitcase with clothing was stolen from near the front door of a residence in the 1500 block of Central on May 28.
An elderly man in the 300 block of Ridge agreed May 29 to allow police to have a...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Name: Frank Guagliardo
Hometown: Addison, IL
Name of Business: Piero's Pizza
Describe what you sell:
We sell an assortment of quality pizzas (extra thin, thin, spessa, deep dish, and stuffed), pastas, salads, sandwiches, calzones and hot...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:53 PM
At least 10 more Caribou Coffee locations in the suburbs, including ones in Northbrook and Lake Forest, are going to be closing their doors instead of being turned into Peet's Coffee and Tea, as originally planned, company officials said.
| May 22, 2014
| 10:12 AM
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House voted down a bill today that would have given people a chance to drive with a highly restricted permit after getting convicted four times of driving under the influence or alcohol or drugs.
The measure, sponsored by...