| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Former Fox television commentator Glenn Beck will be among the headliners later this month when tea party supporters gather in Illinois to hold the Midwest Tea Party convention in Schaumburg, officials announced today.
The event, dubbed TeaCon 2011, will...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:12 PM
A Carpentersville man who drove through a stop sign and killed another motorist in West Chicago before he fled the accident scene was sentenced today to 10 years in prison.
Alonso Huerta-Perez, 24, had pleaded guilty in July to leaving the scene of a...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:22 PM
A disc jockey collapsed and died Saturday afternoon while setting up his equipment for an event in Schaumburg, police said.
The man was identified as Brett Anderson, 29, of the 0-99 block of White Pine Drive in Schaumburg, according to the Cook County...
| May 26, 2011
| 4:06 PM
A Schaumburg man who carjacked a woman at knife-point, robbed an electronics store and then led police on a high-speed chase was sentenced today to eight years in prison.
John E. Egelston, 22, of the 1900 block of Winston Lane, pleaded guilty in...
| May 28, 2011
| 12:54 PM
A 92-year-old man died from his injuries in what was originally thought to be a minor traffic crash in Schaumburg, an autopsy showed today.
Authorities discovered Harvey J. Piaskowski in his vehicle after it "tapped" another vehicle near Higgins Road and...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:01 PM
A woman who was ejected from an SUV during a crash on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway late this morning near Schaumburg has died, authorities said.
The vehicle was traveling on inbound I-90 when it flipped for an unknown reason at 11:30 a.m. near...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:29 AM
A driver was killed after crashing into a center median on westbound I-290 at Higgins Road, tying up at least four lanes of traffic this morning, officials said.
The fiery accident happened at about 5:30 a.m. as the red Acura was traveling west near...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Two burger chains are making the commute from the suburbs into Chicago city to beef up the city’s burger options.
Meatheads has eight locations in Illinois, including restaurants in Northbrook, Naperville and Schaumburg, and is working on opening a...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Hoffman Estates police continue to investigate the death of an 11-year-old boy found in the woods behind his house unconscious with a puncture wound in his chest.
On Sunday, one officer stood guard outside the home of Allan Fernandez while two others...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Schaumburg police are conducting an investigation into the stabbing death of a man at an apartment building in the northwest suburb Saturday, authorities said.
Authorities said James A. Gosnell, 31, was found in the apartment with multiple stab wounds in...
| Feb 19, 2009
May I suggest the River Trail Nature Center?
A helpful fellow suggested it to me at the recent Wild Things conference on the Chicago area's natural habitats and wildlife. He was one of a number of knowledgeable folks who offered to share their favorite...