| Sep 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A 16-year-old girl has been missing for days from the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said today. Kelly Hannon was last …...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Orlando Magic General Manager said the team hasn't spoken with the Chicago Bulls about a trade involving Luol Deng....
| Apr 16, 2010
| 11:27 AM
On March 22nd, 2010, Scott Zemnick and Amy Robbins-Zemnick purchased the residence at 2214 N. Seminary Ave. in Chicago, Illinois. The Zemnicks purchased the residence for $1,200,000.
Scott Zemnick is an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, an...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 2:51 PM
CHICAGO, Illinois -- The convicted ringleader of the macabre Burr Oak Cemetery burial plot-reselling scheme turned herself in today to begin serving her 12-year prison sentence, authorities said.
Carolyn Towns, 51, of Blue Island, pleaded guilty in...
| Feb 15, 2011
Q: Vanilla versus French vanilla. Explain, please!
—Tracey Thomas, San Francisco
A: Vanilla bean varieties are often named for where they're grown, like Madagascar, Tahiti and Mexico. That's not the case with French vanilla. The name refers not to...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The latest heat wave is partially responsible for the deaths of two men, officials said today.
Their deaths pushes up the number of heat-related deaths since May to 18, officials said.
Charles Redmon, 56, of the 1200 block of West 103rd Street, died...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 10:29 AM
(WGN-AM)- FBI officials said today that they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves this morning.
The FBI set up a mobile...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 5:17 AM
(WGN-AM)- FBI officials said Monday they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves and locating possibly hundreds of bodies that...
| Jul 23, 2009
| 3:09 PM
(WGN-AM)- Maurice Dailey, one of four people charged in the desecration of Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, is expected to bond out of Cook County Jail about 6 p.m. Thursday, a spokesman for the Cook County Sheriff said.
Dailey's wife arrived at the jail this...
| Aug 6, 2009
| 8:29 PM
(WGN-AM)- Additional charges were announced today against four former workers at Burr Oak Cemetery accused of digging up as many as 300 bodies, dumping the remains in an isolated area and reselling the grave sites.
Former cemetery manager Carolyn Towns,...