| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Here are some 2013 New Year's resolutions from near and far, posted by fans on my Facebook page:
"My resolution is for my heart and mind to follow the Serenity Prayer in my pet rescue efforts: 'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
What has your veterinarian done for you lately? Perhaps through early diagnosis, the vet saved your pet's life. Perhaps your veterinarian made herself available after hours to do emergency surgery after your pet was hit by a car.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A 77-year-old woman was mortally injured when she and her husband were struck by a car slowly backing out of a Palatine driveway near their home, police said tonight.
Jieru Chen and her husband were walking on the 400 block of North Hicks Road about noon...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:10 AM
A 30-year-old man died in a collision between a motorcycle and a car in Palatine, authorities said.
Husham Hussain, of the 200 block of North Wilke Road in Palatine, was pronounced dead around 10:35 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A Palatine woman who “huffed” fumes from a cleaning product while driving and seriously injured two people after she passed out and struck another car was sentenced to 5 years in prison this morning.
Karli Casey, 20, pleaded guilty at the...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:21 PM
A 53-year-old Palatine woman who picked up her 1-year-old grandchild from a day care center after drinking was convicted by a Cook County jury today of her seventh DUI.
Jeannine Jenkins, of the 200 block of North Brockway Street, faces between six and...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:11 PM
An attorney for the family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died after a pledge party earlier this school year has added 16 sorority members to a lawsuit he had filed against the fraternity and its members.
The wrongful death suit,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man accused of severely beating a woman this week in unincorporated Cook County near Palatine.
An arrest warrant was issued today for Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mount Prospect, according to a...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
A man accused of choking and beating a woman this week in the northwest suburbs told her that he would "kill her or bury her alive" after she told him she wanted to end their relationship, prosecutors said in court today.
Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mt....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: blahedo Real name: Don Blaheta Gender: Male Age: 34 Occupation: college professor (of computer science) Resides: Farmville, VA (yes, in Virginia, there is a Farmville); previously Galesburg, IL for eight years....
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Commenter ID: CBT Real name: Tom (CBT stands for Computer Boy Tom, that was my moniker back when I was a regular caller to the Heavy Fuel Crew show on WSCR, the Score Sportsradio) Gender: Male Age: 50 Occupation: Customer......