| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A suburban man cheated the state out of nearly $1 million in gasoline sales taxes at two stations he owns, the Illinois Attorney General's office announced today.
Samer T. Farhan, 32, was arrested Thursday near his Palos Hills home and faces multiple...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003.
Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Five grocery stores in the Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods on the South Side were closed after their owners were charged with Link card fraud, officials said.
Walid Mohamed, 50, of Palos Hills, Imad Qatanani, 37, of Burbank and Mohammed Abuzir, 49 of...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Responding to a Tribune story about whether an alleged sex crime by a Stagg High School student was reported to authorities, Principal Eric Olsen has left a message at students' homes and on the school's website assuring parents the school is safe.
| Jan 24, 2011
| 6:21 PM
Days after two Chicago Public School teachers were arrested and charged with stealing public money, Cook County prosecutors today announced criminal charges against five others accused of similar crimes.
The charges are part of an expanding public...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:00 PM
A crowd of suburban and Downstate mayors sounded the alarm on their pension woes today, standing with Mayor Rahm Emanuel to warn their communities could face bankruptcy if state lawmakers don't fix their police and fire department retirement funds.
| May 16, 2012
| 7:16 PM
The mother of a son who died in a car crash near Palos Hills filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the driver and the bar that sold him alcohol.
Judy Feil alleges that Sam Cafi was negligent on March 10 when he drove while intoxicated, getting...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway have been reopened, six hours after a fatal crash caused a backup that stretched as long as five miles.
Traffic had been relegated to the right lane and shoulder after the 3:45 a.m. collision between a car and...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:05 PM
There isn't a day that goes by that Dave Perkins doesn't think about Matt Colby.
Perkins sees him every day. In his living room, there's a photo of his former high school football player. Colby played for Perkins at Estancia and Costa Mesa.
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Three Chicago teens have been charged with burglary in Crestwood after police from eight suburban departments and Cook County pursued them Friday afternoon.
Someone called police about a home burglary in the 5000 block of West 137th Street in Crestwood...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 8:02 AM
The Sertoma Speech and Hearing Center is offering free hearing screenings to anyone 21 and older. Please call for an appointment, (708) 599-9500. There are three offices: Homewood, Palos Hills and Romeoville, IL. The Sertoma Speech and Hearing Center is a...