| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A 30-year-old motorist was killed and another person injured during the collision of a semi and sport utility vehicle on the outbound Edens Expressway early this morning in Skokie.
The semi was parked on the right shoulder of the expressway in Skokie at...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
NASHVILLE, TN -- These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014 here, March 20-23. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practices for excellence in veterinary standards. There are...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said.
Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
A severely deteriorated stretch of Interstate Highway 55 in DuPage and Cook counties would be resurfaced, along with a portion of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago and Skokie Highway in Lake County under a six-year state highway improvement plan announced...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:24 PM
A Morton Grove man has been sentenced to 30 months of probation and fined after he pleaded guilty to firing a "high-velocity air rifle" at a Morton Grove mosque during Ramadan services two years ago, court records show.
David Conrad, 53, of Morton...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Iraqi-American Agnes Merza of Morton Grove said she made sure she was first in line Sunday at her local polling place to vote in her home country's election.
"It's amazing," she said after casting her ballot at the Assyrian National Council in Skokie,...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Retail sales in the Chicago area rose 4.8 percent in 2013 to $110.8 billion, topping pre-recession totals, according to a report released this week by Melaniphy & Associates Inc., a Chicago-based retail and real estate consultancy.
Not since 2007, when...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday.
In an announcement today, the White House described...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:30 AM
A former cop convicted of a lurid kidnapping and torture plot is asking to be released from solitary confinement at the federal jail in downtown Chicago, saying he has been unfairly confined because of letters he wrote against the star witness in the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A West Pullman man who authorities say fled police at high speeds, ending in a crash that ejected and killed his passenger last week on the Far South Side, died himself Monday, authorities said.
Glenn Jones, 27, had been charged with reckless homicide,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:34 AM
You sit there, enjoying the heck out of a breezy production of “The God of Isaac,” but wondering when the pot will boil.
That’s the neat thing about this production at Coral Springs’ Broward Stage Door Theatre: it’s a...