| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney today called Rick Santorum an “economic lightweight” and likened the former Pennsylvania senator and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to home-state Democratic President Barack Obama over their...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:42 PM
After moving from the north suburbs to the Madison, Wis., area in 1999, Norman Dachman and his wife, Millicent, created "Holocaust Presentations," a program designed to educate others on the horrors of the Holocaust.
"We were both raised on Holocaust...
| Jul 31, 2014
For several weeks in the early 1960s, Genevieve Keilman kept a daily vigil at the hospital bedside of her son John after he was hit by a car and seriously injured.
Looking for a way to give back after her son's recovery, Mrs. Keilman became a...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:16 PM
A panel of Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday recommended against Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close six state facilities, including the state’s only super-maximum prison in downstate Tamms.
The governor proposed closing the sites...
| 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....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:58 AM
SPRINGFIELD — House Republican leader Tom Cross told his members today that he is looking at a run for state treasurer, potentially changing his career plans for the second time in a matter of weeks.
Cross informed his fractured House GOP caucus...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday named former federal prosecutors, FBI agents and judges to a seven-member panel to review objections raised by law enforcement to people who apply to carry a concealed firearm under the state’s new law.
The move is the...
| Jul 29, 2014
When Bruce Rauner's campaign fund injected $750,000 to the Illinois Republican Party this month, it was another illustration of how the GOP governor candidate has become more than just a big name on the fall ballot.
The wealthy equity investor from...
| May 17, 2002
| 10:27 AM
- January 8: Seven people slain at the Brown's Chicken and Pasta in Palatine.
- March 18: Palatine authorities arrest a 26-year-old Arlington Heights man who allegedly admitted supplying false information that sent investigators searching for a...
| Dec 17, 2004
Questioned by police for three days, a former boyfriend of a Glenview woman found slain along with her mother in her home Monday was charged Thursday with solicitation to commit murder.
Asked if additional charges would be filed against Chicago...
| Mar 28, 2008
Nakia Adams said she was gripped by fear and confusion when her ex-boyfriend continued to violate an order of protection she had obtained from a Cook County judge.
It wasn't until she turned to Family Rescue, an agency that serves victims of domestic...