| 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 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,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 27, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 65-year-old Mount Prospect woman was arrested March 17 at 4:22 p.m. in the 700 block of South Rand Road. She was charged with retail theft. The estimated value of the loss was...
| 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 21, 2014
| 9:08 AM
A teenager who authorities said goes by the nickname “Monster” was ordered held without bail this morning in the shooting deaths of a father and son in Palatine Wednesday.
Marco Lopez, 17, is accused of shooting Luis Reynoso, 15, and his...
| 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-...
| 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...