| 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
| 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,...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:45 AM
The Cook County medical examiner’s office is investigating how the remains of a train accident victim got separated and released to two different funeral homes, officials said.
Some of the remains of the man, killed by a Metra train in Palatine...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn and ruling Democratic lawmakers united Wednesday around what they say is a stark election-year choice — vote now to make permanent the temporary income tax increase they installed three years ago or face major cuts in state spending...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:16 AM
A probationary employee of the Cook County medical examiner’s office was fired after the remains of a train accident victim got separated and released to two different funeral homes, officials said.
The action was taken after the office...
| Apr 8, 2014
There are bishops and there are bishops. Indeed, the Diocese of Little Rock had four of them before a priest named Andrew McDonald came out of Savannah, Ga., to become the fifth, and Lord willing there will be many others to come after. Yet when people in...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Palatine police and FBI officials are searching for two people who robbed a bank this afternoon in the northwest suburb, officials said.
The robbery happened at the Chase Bank branch, 825 W. Euclid Ave., Palatine police and FBI officials said.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The wife of a legally blind Palatine man killed last summer by a condominium trash compactor as he searched for a cellphone filed suit Tuesday, alleging that the building manager and homeowner’s association failed to ensure his safety.
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A Palatine woman has been charged with drug-induced homicide in the death of a neighbor who died last May of an overdose of morphine the woman stole from a medical clinic where she worked, police said.
Michelle Johnson, 40, of the 700 block of...