| 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...
| 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 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 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 23, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the village of Palatine over its rejection of Catherine Alice Gardens, a proposal to build housing for people with disabilities.
The Chicago-based Up Development company filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:56 PM
The brutal murder of a 14-year-old girl had gone unsolved for so long that when investigators heard there might be a suspect — and that the news came out of an Oklahoma cold case project — they were stunned.
Hunters had found the partially...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The Palatine man charged with killing 14-year-old runaway Amber Creek in 1997 sat impassively, head bowed and hands behind his back, as a prosecutor described the brutal nature of her death in a Racine County courtroom Wednesday.
James P. Eaton, 36,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
A Palatine man has died after driving his truck the wrong way in Arlington Heights Monday afternoon, causing a five-vehicle crash near two schools, police said.
The man was identified as Stanley Ksiazek, 51, of the 2000 block of Bayside Drive, in...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Arlington Heights Police Officer Michael McEvoy kept a hand over his bandaged neck as he was embraced with hugs and hellos at his first appearance among the police department.
Honored as the village’s officer of the year on Thursday, the 52-year-...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The Palatine man charged with killing 14-year-old runaway Amber Creek in 1997 pleaded not guilty to intentional homicide in a Wisconsin courtroom this morning, according to online court records.
James Eaton, 36, could face a mandatory life sentence if...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A pedestrian died after being hit by a Metra train near the border between Palatine and Inverness this afternoon, a spokesman for the agency said.
The pedestrian was struck and killed about 3:30 p.m. at Baldwin Road near Northwest Highway, said...