| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:39 PM
In hopes of finding its driver, Cook County sheriff’s police have released a photo of a car similar to the one that struck and fatally wounded a 53-year-old Park Ridge man in Maine Township Monday.
Ronald Bougan was struck by a black Dodge...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A 100-year-old Wilmette woman described by co-workers at the Wilmette Public Library as an "exceptional human being" died from carbon monoxide poisoning and smoke inhalation after a fire at her home, an autopsy today found.
Opal Reifenberg died of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals after a six-vehicle crash including a semi-truck happened on I-94 outside of Gurnee, police said.
All lanes were reopened by 2:45 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Grand Avenue after several lanes were shut down as...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Authorities are investigating the death of a 9-month-old girl this week after she was found injured at her Elgin home and her brother was taken into state custody as officials probe abuse and neglect allegations against their parents.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
I approve of what Terry Cosgrove says, but I will fight to the death against the way he says it. Pardon my corruption of Voltaire’s famous saying. It’s inspired by a new round of political attacks from Personal PAC, the......
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a now-empty tract envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:22 PM
When Brianna Hendrickson exceeded her monthly limit of 750 texts, her parents upped the maximum to 1,000. When she went over that, they threatened to throw her cellphone out the window.
But when Hendrickson won $50,000 in 2010 for being the nation’...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathlon. Hoping to get faster, he sometimes trained for 20 to 25 hours...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:31 AM
If nothing else, Northwestern’s 2013 signees are punctual.
The school locked in its 19th and final member of the ’13 class at 9:42 a.m., when Californian Brett Walsh faxed in his letter of intent.
Offensive lineman Sam Coverdale was NU&...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A 25-year-old Chicago woman died and her 24-year-old passenger hospitalized after the car she was driving crashed on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the Northwest Side.
Agnieszka Firosz, of the 5600 block of West Cullom Avenue, was pronounced...