| 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,...
| 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...
| 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.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The Illinois High School Association State Gymnastics Meet gets rolling Friday and for the second year in a row, no Sandburg athletes will compete.
But that's not going to stop the Eagles' first-year assistant coach from stopping by for a while....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Growing up in their Park Ridge home, Jean McCabe's daughters said their mother would often tell them, "For those who have much, much is expected."
It was that one simple principle, her daughters said, that shaped a lifetime spent in service of others....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
A federal jury awarded a man serving a life-sentence for the 1993 massacre of seven workers at a Brown’s Chicken restaurant in suburban Palatine nearly a half-million dollars in his civil rights lawsuit against a former Cook County Jail guard...
| 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 11, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 59-year-old Arlington Heights man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on March 1 and charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injury, driving with a suspended...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:53 AM
An autopsy is expected today for the Palatine man who died after driving the wrong way in Arlington Heights Monday afternoon, causing a five-vehicle crash that critically injured another driver.
Stanley Ksiazek, 51, of the 2000 block of Bayside Drive,...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Officials in Glencoe have paid a civil engineering firm close to $70,000 to conduct a study of the village's water system – a task officials said is necessary before they can begin talking to residents about details of an estimated $35 million...