| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Many Illinois democrats recently showed much concern when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner unknowingly shook hands at a campaign stop with a biker who wore a confederate flag patch on his jacket.
Remind me, were they similarly outraged when...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Three people were taken to nearby hospitals after an Illinois Department of Transportation truck collided with a car in the southwestern part of Northbrook Monday afternoon.
A blue Ford car was traveling north on Pfingsten Road when it hit the IDOT...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The following items were taken from Northbrook police records.
Eight steel aluminum light poles, 12 to 15 feet long, were stolen from the 3100 block of Commercial Avenue some time during the week prior to May 11.
A 29-year-old Waukegan man was...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Northbrook trustees recently approved contributing about $4.9 million in public funds toward a mixed-use project on the eastern side of Northbrook.
Officials passed a series of resolutions and ordinances during a Tuesday night meeting, spearheading a...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Emanuel Ax: The pianist concludes his Brahms Series with three works by Johannes Brahms and recent pieces of Missy Mazzoli and Brett Dean based on a Brahmsian theme. 3 p.m. Sunday, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.; $28-$92; 312-294-3000, cso.org...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:54 PM
SPRINGFIELD — State workers and retirees can breathe a sigh of relief — at least for a while — after a judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a far-reaching overhaul of their pensions until it can be determined whether the measure...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The widow of an Illinois state trooper killed in a fiery crash after a truck driver slammed into his squad car last year has been awarded a $10.9 million settlement in a wrongful death suit.
James Sauter, 28, of Vernon Hills, died at the scene after a...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:19 AM
A 90-year-old woman died Friday evening after being hit by a car in a Mount Prospect Jewel-Osco parking lot, authorities said.
About 2 p.m. Friday, Harriet S. Abernethy-Ogorzalek was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco at 333 E....
| May 7, 2014
Officials at the Northbrook Park District expect to soon adopt a new 2014-15 budget.
Total expenditures in 2014-15 are up by about 1.4 percent to $22.1 million from around $21.8 million last year, according to budget documents. Total revenue is up by 3.7...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
On May 20, Northbrook will discuss at a public hearing where medical marijuana will be able to be sold or grown in the village.
Northbrook is just the latest Illinois municipality to try to hammer out zoning regulations.
Dozens of villages and cities,...