| Apr 30, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Martha Stevenson was out of work and behind on her mortgage payments when her furnace started to go.
When Stevenson, 60, contacted the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, she was told workers could replace her furnace, vent her...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Saying he is alarmed by the rate of attempted child abductions in the Chicago area -- as well as by the perceptions that the cases are handled less vigorously when they involve black and Latino youth -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., tomorrow will...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Chicago will host the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates this spring.
The summit, the first to be held in North America, will at the University of Illinois at Chicago April 23-25.
The event is expected...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Bond was set at $500,000 today for a West Side man accused in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man during a drug-related robbery last week.
Donzelle Long, 22, is charged with armed robbery and first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Brandon Ulmer...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:28 PM
A 22-year-old man died after being shot in the buttocks in Summit, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Brandon Ulmer, of the 7200 block of West 58th Street, was pronounced dead at 7:09 p.m. Thursday at Loyola University Hospital, a...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
From Lou Malnati’s pizza to Eli’s Cheesecake, Chicago and Illinois leaders pulled out the Windy City’s favorite treats in Belgium to get NATO officials excited for their upcoming summit at McCormick Place.
US Ambassador to NATO Ivo...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Three gang members were arrested near an elementary school in Summit after one of them struggled with officers and another one placed his hand under his shirt and told them, "I'll kill you,'' according to authorities.
The deputies seized three grams of...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A Mexican citizen wanted on a Cook County warrant for a sexual assault charge has been arrested when he tried to enter the United States in Laredo, Texas, officials said today.
Gerardo Castro, 43, was arrested Tuesday after he was questioned when he...
| May 11, 2011
| 12:59 PM
In Kristen Merrell's third grade class, it's usually all about pushing her students and herself to do more.
"You're really only as good as the people you surround yourself with and I'm surrounded by awesome teachers in this district," said Merrell....
| May 28, 2011
| 3:31 PM
An 85-year-old southwest suburban woman died more than a month after a traffic crash that killed another 85-year-old woman, officials said today.
The woman, Genevieve Kaput of the 7300 block of West 57th Place in Summit, was pronounced dead Friday...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:20 PM
A man who shot a Chicago police officer last week has been charged with attempted first degree murder and other crimes, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Mario Froylan, 27, of Summit, allegedly shot an off-duty cop during an attempted robbery the...