| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:07 AM
James Keegan was officially sworn in as St. Charles' new police chief at Monday night's City Council meeting.
Keegan took on the helm of the St. Charles Police Department late last month, following a six-month search process to replace former Chief James...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:28 PM
To keep children and young adults safe in the water, the Palatine Fire Department has life jackets that can be borrowed for free to use in pools or at the beach.
Kevin Burris, firefighter and dive rescue specialist, said about 200 life jackets are...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Today in the disintegration of America's cultural fabric: I was flipping through channels the other night and came across a show on the Destination America channel called Deep Fried Masters. Contestants deep fry foods you’re not supposed to deep fry...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Illinois may have a budding celebrity chef — or politician — on its hands.
Between the two careers, Tess Boghossian, a 12-year-old girl from Palatine and the state's winner in first lady Michelle Obama's annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The police chief in Streamwood has been selected for the same job in St. Charles.
James Keegan has served as chief in Streamwood since 2011 and has been with the department for almost 22 years. His appointment, which was recommened by St. Charles City...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Prospect boasted an individual state champion, discus thrower Erin Reese, and finished ninth as a team at the girls Class 3A state track meet in Charleston, Ill., last weekend.
The Fremd and Palatine boys teams hope do similar damage in Charleston...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Hinsdale Central sophomore Anne Zaher won the Class 3A State Championship in the 1600-meter run at the Illinois High School Association State Track and Field Meet, which concluded over the weekend in Charleston, Ill.
Zaher's time of 5:00.08 was less...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Northwest suburban leaders told residents Monday to ignore a letter that indicates they will be forced to enter a two-year contract with ComEd.
Erroneous letters have been mailed to tens of thousands of residents who are a part of the local electrical...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Robert Creek slept through the night for the first time in years after police recently told him they had made an arrest in the killing of his 14-year-old daughter.
Since 1997, the year she went missing, the Palatine father has lived with grief, anger...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Skokie and Glenview.
Student athlete unions
This is in response to university student athletes wanting to unionize. Friends of mine can attest to the fact that when I...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
A key Democratic state senator said Thursday he will seek a vote Tuesday on his controversial plan to ask voters to amend the state constitution to replace Illinois’ flat-rate income tax with a graduated tax based on the amount of income earned....