| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Google Glass has been hogging the spotlight when it comes to eyewear, but get ready to see new technology designed for those stuck with old-fashioned prescription eyeglasses.
About 64% of Americans wear glasses to improve vision. Many can't stand them,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:54 AM
A semi trailer hauling potatoes hit the center wall on the Edens Expressway and flipped into oncoming traffic Friday night in Skokie.
The crash happened about 9:10 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Dempster Avenue. The semi was southbound and ended up in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Three seasons into 2 Broke Girls, it still happens. People are shocked when they find out Jonathan Kite is a regular American guy from Skokie, Ill., and not Oleg, the lecherous short-order cook who perpetually harasses— er, flirts with Max (Kat...
| 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 |...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The woman charged in a May crash that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy today declined again to take a plea deal in the case, and this time the judge removed the state's offer from the table.
"It's bordering on torture" for the boy's family to...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:44 AM
An emergency medical technician has been charged with the hit-and-run death of a Park Ridge man near the Axehead Lake Forest Preserve in the north suburbs.
Police say Kristian Hernandez, 36, was driving a black Dodge Challenger on Touhy Avenue in...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:10 AM
The 20-year-old daughter of a Cook County judge who presides over a drug court was among those arrested in a police raid in Wilmette stemming from a marijuana and ecstasy investigation, authorities said.
Wilmette police and officers from the Cook...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:17 PM
A 75-year-old Glenview woman was killed in a two-car collision today in Skokie.
Maya Rekhtman, 75, of the 1100 block of Castillian Court in Glenview, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m. at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, according to the Cook County...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A man from Highwood was killed Thursday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle collision in Northbrook at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Dundee Road.
Hector Esquivel, 23, from the 200 block of Greenbay Road in Highwood was pronouned dead on the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A judge this morning denied the request of a former Northbrook police officer who has been charged with burglary and official misconduct to change the conditions of his bond that will allow him to audition for acting jobs.
Enrique Guzman, 34, resigned...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The former director of the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County pleaded guilty this morning to stealing more than $800,000 from the agency and was sentenced to 7 years in prison and 3 years probation.
Christopher Brooke Beal, 49, said in court he...