| May 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A teenager who allegedly ranked females in a list on Facebook by their physical appearance has been arrested, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune. The 17-year-old, whose name isn't being released because he's a minor, is a former student of Oak...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:48 AM
On the surface, the Cook County Forest Preserve District seems like the perfect place to zipline. Or climb up a rope course. Or sled down a hill. After all, it has 68,000 acres of (mostly) natural forests, fields and rivers from which to embark on such...
| Apr 5, 2011
Today on WGN Morning News we played the 'Playboy Playmate Challenge' with Crystal McCahill!
Crystal was Playboy`s Miss May 2009. She was born in River Forest, IL and currently lives with other Playmates at the Bunny House, across the street from the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Your ears are in for a treat at the Illinois Storytelling Festival, Saturday September 24th at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Tellers from many cultures will share their talents with family audiences in the afternoon & adult audiences...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON—Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois has given the White House the names of four Chicago area lawyers he would like to see appointed to the federal court bench in Chicago, the senator’s office said Wednesday.
There now are three...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Southern Illinois senior Jeneva McCall of Dolton won her third NCAA throws title Thursday, taking the hammer in the championship meet at Des Moines, Iowa.
McCall, a Thornridge grad, had the two longest throws of the competition, with a winner of 225...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Canton resident was 60.
"Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 5:14 PM
A judge set a $50 million cash bail today for a River Forest man accused of sexually abusing two children for more than a decade.
Robert Gaskill, 63, was arrested Thursday by memers of the River Forest police and the West Suburban Enhanced Drug and...
| Nov 20, 2009
"I'm really happy to be here," says teacher Annie Darley, whose life trajectory proves: You can go home again. Although she and her husband just moved to River Forest a year ago, Darley also grew up here -- in a house her grandfather built, no less. After...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 9:02 AM
| Aug 10, 2009
As a backlash against red light cameras starts to gain steam, a traffic camera firm serving Chicago and several suburbs says it is willing to explore charging a reduced fine to drivers caught making illegal rolling right turns on red.