| Jan 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life.
On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:14 PM
A 20-year-old man faces felony DUI charges following a West Rogers Park traffic crash this weekend that killed a 17-year-old Iraqi refugee.
Chicago police said Sunday night that Francisco Campos was behind the wheel of the 2003 Ford Explorer sport...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:50 PM
A lifelong passion -- broken away in an instant. With a tiny camera and 10 screws, an innovative surgeon used medicine to bring back the music.
From the time she was a little girl, Donna Milanovich Srajer had music running through her body. But a fall on...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 8:54 AM
One of the recent Chicago Tribune Frugalista columns listed four ways to save on cell phone service. The online version of the column didn't end up including information from Illinois' Citizen's Utility Board, so I wanted to point out some of their...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:58 AM
An Alsip man was killed when he rear-ended a school bus on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in northwest suburban Rosemont on Saturday afternoon, state police said.
The man, identified as David Ramirez, 30, of the 3600 block of West Benck Drive in Alsip,...
| May 13, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Des Plaines police shot and killed a man on Sunday afternoon at a strip mall in the northwestern suburb, authorities said this morning.
The incident occurred at about 3:12 p.m. in the 1900 block of East Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines police said in a news...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 3:34 PM
One of two women who died Friday after collapsing while shoveling snow died in part from cold exposure, the Cook County medical examiner’s office found today.
Both Florence Erickson, 77, of Des Plaines, and Joan Lilek, 64, of Oak Lawn, died at...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
A Schaumburg motorist was killed early this morning during a wreck on I-294 tollway near Des Plaines.
At 3:50 a.m. David Adams was southbound on I-294 near Golf Road when he lost control of the 1997 red Ford Mustang he was driving and swerved to the...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
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| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Park Ridge Police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found slumped over a log Thursday in the woods near the Oakton Golf Range and Riverside Drive, authorities said.
A man walking his dog through a wooded area on the 2900 block of West...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Free Summer Family Fun in Chicago
Summer is all about getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather. Parents in this economy, though, really need to pay attention to their budgets. Jean Lemke, co-founder of kidwinks.com, shares some free...