| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Westchester Bible Church is gathering items to help those affected by the tornadoes in Kentucky where 10 people died and many lost their homes and are in need of many supplies.
Requested donations include: Bottled water Clothes of any size(new or good...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:29 PM
This week's fatal tornado in Harrisburg was one of those horrifying disaster stories that always draws a lot of attention. It's also the kind of coverage that receives a full-court press from the newsroom.
Here's some of our breaking tornado aftermath...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:26 PM
The family of a woman struck and killed by a pickup truck while walking along the Eisenhower Expressway after a DUI arrest filed a lawsuit today, saying a state trooper negligently allowed the woman to go free even though she was still under the influence...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Authorities are investigating the stabbing death of a Portage Park bar owner early this morning and the fatal stabbing of her ex-husband, whose body was found later in his home.
Henryka Waskowski, 67 and a resident of the 6400 block of North Berteau...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 12:14 PM
A Chicago man was ordered held without bail this afternoon in the murder of his mother outside her Northwest Side tavern, as police continue to investigate the stabbing death of the suspect’s father, whose body was found later that same day....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 12:42 PM
A 25-year-old Chicago woman had a blood-alcohol level nearly two times the legal limit when she was struck and killed by a motorist while walking along the Eisenhower Expressway in September, shortly after she was released by Illinois State Police...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Charges have been filed against an off-duty Illinois State Police trooper suspected of shooting a woman to death, then turning the gun on himself in a domestic attack in Westchester early this morning, authorities said.
Brian Himber, 31, of the 4100...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:49 AM
An Illinois State Police trooper suspected of shooting his girlfriend to death at a graduation party was denied bail this morning at the Cook County courthouse in Maywood, prosecutors said.
Brian Himber, 31, of Chicago, was charged with first-degree...
| Nov 5, 2009
You have to love the sidewalks.
They are neatly laid out in right angles, a conventional concrete grid that would fit in perfectly in the most cookie cutter of suburban subdivisions.Except that there is no subdivision.
The sidewalks stretch out into...
| Sep 8, 2008
| 4:24 PM
By Rick Pearson Republican presidential contender John McCain's visit to Chicago tonight may only last a couple of hours, but it apparently will be time well spent. Local organizers of McCain's fundraising event at a downtown Chicago hotel said they......
| Jan 11, 2010
| 11:24 PM
For a long time I've been asked to provide some kind of on-line source for information about Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free foods and cooking. Celiac Disease is in the headlines more and more and the latest statistics indicate that about 1 out of every...