| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:02 AM
SKOKIE, Ill.—The St. Marys Cement Inc. plant in Charlevoix recently received the Land Stewardship Award from the Portland Cement Association and “Cement Americas” magazine as part of the 2012 Cement Industry Energy & Environment Awards. ...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Muslims have become the third-largest religious group in the state after Roman Catholics and independent evangelicals. Not to mention, the fastest-growing one.
That's according to a census of American religious congregations unveiled Tuesday in Chicago....
| May 1, 2012
| 2:16 PM
A panel of Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday recommended against Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close six state facilities, including the state’s only super-maximum prison in downstate Tamms.
The governor proposed closing the sites...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:03 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Shunting aside Gov. Pat Quinn’s concerns, the Illinois House today approved a major expansion of gambling in Illinois that would put a casino in Chicago and four other cities, add positions at riverboats and allow slot machines...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:59 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Powerball would be added to the mix of lottery games that Illinois offers online under legislation that squeaked through the House Monday.
The multi-state Powerball game would join Lotto and Mega Millions, the two games Illinois put...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Two sharply divergent stories emerged in court today during the trial of a Cook County public defender charged with assaulting an assistant state’s attorney two years ago in a Chicago courthouse.
Both sides essentially agree that the two lawyers...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 10:57 AM
A jury today found a Cook County public defender not guilty of assaulting an assistant state’s attorney two years ago in a Chicago courthouse after a hearing in a case in which they were opposing attorneys.
The trial was held at the Skokie...
| Nov 8, 2012
Ryan Sarti learned there was a problem with his I-Pass transponder when he received a letter from the Illinois Tollway.
By then it was too late.
The letter, dated Oct. 17, said Sarti had failed to pay 15 tolls since late July amounting to $22.90 and...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A 63-year-old Evanston man died early Sunday after being struck by a car the night before as he attempted to cross a street in Evanston, police said.
The man was crossing Crawford Avenue at Grant Street when he was struck by the car, Evanston police said...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:20 AM
A cougar may have been sighted near the Skokie River in Winnetka,following similar reports earlier this summer on the North Shore, police say.
The animal was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Willow Road, near the village’s public...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Last Name, First Name | City, State | Media
Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry
Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography
Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic
Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood
Benson, Jeffrey L. | Orland Park, IL |...