| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Robert Creek slept through the night for the first time in years after police recently told him they had made an arrest in the killing of his 14-year-old daughter.
Since 1997, the year she went missing, the Palatine father has lived with grief, anger...
| 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 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...
| 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.
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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 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...