| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Cars.com, USA Today and the "MotorWeek" TV series set out to compare full-size cars, procuring seven that each cost less than $38,000. The judges:
- Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com
- Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:08 AM
A 73-year-old Chicago man was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking on the Edens Expressway in Skokie on Sunday night, according to the Illinois State Police.
The man was in a northbound lane of traffic near Lincoln Avenue when a vehicle struck...
| 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,...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
— The Illinois House's longtime gambling expansion point man has dropped his sponsorship of a casino bill to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
Democratic Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie wrote to the House clerk that he is now affiliated with a law...
| 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...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:21 PM
SPRINFFIELD -- Gov. Pat Quinn's effort to block ComEd from hiking rates was rejected by state lawmakers on Wednesday.
The House voted 71-44 to override Quinn's veto of the legislation, the minimum number of votes needed to do so. The vote came a day...
| 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...
| 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...