| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Three men have been charged in federal court today with committing separate bank robberies, including an Hoffman Estates man who is believed to be responsible for at least four bank heists himself,
Kenneth White, 34, of the 700 block of West Bode Circle...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning.
The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:59 AM
SPRINGFIELD — The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing “gun-related tragedies” and the state’s debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:50 AM
A Hammond man died Saturday from injuries he suffered in a fire at his northwest Indiana home.
The man was identified as Roy Krieger, 85, of the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue, according to a spokesman from the Cook County medical examiner's office....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:44 AM
An emergency medical technician has been charged with the hit-and-run death of a Park Ridge man near the Axehead Lake Forest Preserve in the north suburbs.
Police say Kristian Hernandez, 36, was driving a black Dodge Challenger on Touhy Avenue in...
| 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.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A 53-year-old Park Ridge man was found dead this evening near a Cook County forest preserve after being being struck by a hit and run driver in Des Plaines, officials said.
Ronald Bougan of the 00 to 100 block of North Northwest Highway was found at...