| 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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Shaking, sweating and swooning are par for the course among the passionate young fans of the "Twilight" series. But reports that a scene in "Breaking Dawn" has been sparking seizures in theaters nationwide has epilepsy experts on the alert and parents...
| 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...
| May 12, 2009
| 3:37 PM
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Summit, IL (Images of America)
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Summit, fittingly named after its location astride a rise, was built on that low ridge crossed by travelers seeking a convenient route into America's interior. As a...