| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:52 PM
With their first-ever electrical aggregation contract set to expire in June, village officials in Niles are considering a proposal to join forces with Oak Park to save money for residents.
The aggregation of electricity is combining customers to...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 19-year-old Oak Park woman was charged Jan. 16 with using electronic communications to harass another Oak Park resident. The incident occurred Dec. 9 at Oak Park and River Forest High...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:25 PM
A member of Tinley Park's Economic Commercial Commission thinks offering temporary quarters in currently vacant buildings on South Oak Park Avenue could entice some mom and pop businesses to relocate from their homes and garages.
But the village's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The following were taken from police reports:
•A 21-year-old Orland Park woman realized her electronic tablet, valued at $349, and study guide, valued at $50, were stolen from her work station at Paul Mitchell School, 18454 West Creek...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:01 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday put his signature on a historic measure making Illinois the 16th state to allow same-sex marriage, capping a 40-year push for gay rights that picked up major momentum during the past decade.
Playing master of ceremonies...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:01 PM
No. 1 Mount Carmel at No. 2 Loyola
When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Records: Mount Carmel 5-0, Loyola 5-0.
On the offensive
Matt Domer, Mount Carmel's Illinois-bound running back, has lived up to his reputation. His speed as the dive man in the option...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Don't ask Chris Andriano to wrap his head around what a fifth consecutive state championship would feel like.
Before the question was completed, the 35th-year Montini coach cut it short: "No, I really don't think about that. Every year is a new...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
No. 2 Mount Carmel vs. No. 6 St. Rita
When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Gately Stadium.
Records: Mount Carmel 9-1, St. Rita 9-1.
On the offensive
Mount Carmel RB Matt Domer and his offensive linemen were big in the Caravan's 24-3 victory over Rita...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:26 PM
There is no discomfort in Simmie Cobbs' body language. There's no hint of bitterness in his voice.
The Oak Park senior is open about his father's death. His lack of a relationship with his mother and two sisters. His grandmother's struggle to raise him....
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Bestselling mystery writer
Barbara Mertz, 85, a bestselling mystery author who wrote dozens of novels under the pen names Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels, died Thursday at her home in Frederick, Md., her daughter Elizabeth told her...