| 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...
| 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 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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A man whose body was found along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook and tentatively identified as a missing Glencoe man died from heart disease and cold exposure, authorities determined Sunday.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Glencoe police said today that a body found this weekend near the Edens Expressway spur ramp in Northbrook was wearing a medical ID bracelet worn by an 82-year-old Glencoe man missing since January.
Glencoe Police Deputy Chief Alan Kebby said a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The search for a Glencoe man reported missing in January may have come to an end Saturday morning with the discovery of a body along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook, authorities said.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office tentatively...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Glencoe police said Monday that a body found over the weekend near the Edens Expressway spur ramp in Northbrook has been identified as that of an 82-year-old Glencoe man missing since January.
Glencoe police Deputy Chief Alan Kebby said the Cook County...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Letters to the editor from Skokie, Glenview, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Buffalo Grove, Rolling Meadows and Northbrook.
Suburban homeowners should view Chicago's impending passing of government employee pension shortfalls to its...
| 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.