| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:38 AM
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train on the border between Palatine and Inverness on Friday evening, authorities said.
The person was struck by outbound train No. 651 on the Union Pacific/Northwest Line about 6:50 p.m. near Baldwin Road,...
| 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....
| 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.