| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The former north suburban waste agency director charged with embezzling $900,000 told an assistant he stole the money because he was angry at the agency, prosecutors said today.
Brooke Beal, the former executive director of the Solid Waste Agency of...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Can you really have an herbicide/pesticide-free lawn that looks good?
Most people think "natural lawn care" means you can ignore your lawn all spring and summer. But while it's a chemical-free process, it does require a few basic practices, Rachel...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:44 PM
A federal grand jury indicted a Chicago man was indicted on federal charges that he robbed two north shore banks last summer, authorities said today.
Carlos Stillwell, 42, already charged federally with robbing the First Bank and Trust in Winnetka on...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 11:50 AM
A police chase of a car believed to have been stolen in a carjacking and kidnapping ended this morning in a crash in Morton Grove that killed a man and injured a woman, a police official said.
Police are trying to determine whether a male victim, who...
| May 12, 2011
From the elegant galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago to the stately halls of the Field Museum, the blend of modern culture and modern museum management has created etiquette issues your grandmother's curator could not have imagined.
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:05 AM
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| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Ladies and gentlemen, let's compare and contrast. In her blockbuster first novel, "A Woman of Substance," Barbara Taylor Bradford pitted her fiercely determined heroine against almost insurmountable obstacles: grinding poverty, physical abuse, sexual...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:48 PM
A grand jury has indicted a 23-year-old woman on charges that she was driving under the influence of drugs in May when she caused a chain reaction accident in Skokie that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy, prosecutors said Thursday.
Hanin Goma, of...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:57 AM
A man who tried to rob a mixed martial-arts expert at gunpoint found himself no match for his intended victim this weekend, police said.
Anthony Miranda, 24, faces a charge of discharging a weapon during a robbery in the Southwest Side attack, which left...