| Jan 22, 2011
| 12:42 PM
A Buffalo Grove man in custody for a domestic violence conviction was charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill the woman he had previously battered, officials said.
Mikhail "Mike" Gelzin, 53, appeared in bond court today where he was ordered held...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Federal and state authorities today unveiled a legal settlement intended to finally complete the Deep Tunnel, the Chicago region’s massive flood- and pollution-control project.
Relief from swamped basements and sewage overflows still is years away,...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago
Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes
Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
| Mar 14, 2012
I'm very sad that the wife of one of my Chicago broadcast heroes has died.
Sheila Leonard was an caring, elegant, lovely person and mother of six as you'll read below.
As Roy covered the entertainment scene in Chicago for 31 years, she was a lover of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:10 PM
CALLAHAN, JOHN FRANCIS
John Francis (Jack) Callahan died peacefully at age 94 on Sunday, February 19, 2012, in Laguna Beach, California. Jack resided in Costa Mesa, California since 1960. Jack was a happy, loving and optimistic soul, who lived a storied...
| Aug 26, 2011
Anchor a stairway with an antique cast-iron newel post. Dress a window with vintage schoolhouse maps instead of shades. Turn a jettisoned apothecary cabinet into a bathroom vanity. Adorn walls with mantels from previous lives.
Use those tips and many...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:54 PM
A 14-year-old boy died after being pulled from Lake Michigan this evening off of Gillson Park in Wilmette.
Emergency personnel began searching about 5:30 p.m. in the water off the beach near Sheridan Road and Michigan Avenue in the North Shore suburb,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:33 PM
A mistrial was declared last week in a federal sex-trafficking case after a prosecution witness told authorities that the defense attorney was once one of her massage clients.
Massage therapist Liudmyla Ksenych had testified for just 10 minutes on Aug....
| Oct 3, 2011
On a September evening, in a large tent pitched outside his bank in downtown Lake Forest, Ed Wehmer took the microphone and addressed 350 people celebrating the 20th anniversary of what is now Wintrust Financial Corp.
The jocular 57-year-old is known...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Marietta Egen has waited for years for her day in court, when she could face the man authorities said stole $225,000 from her.
The Wilmette woman got her chance Tuesday when Donald Dayton Lukens went on trial in Skokie, nearly two years after his...
| Jul 16, 2012
Retail manager at Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center
Free educational seminar: “Watering Simplified”
Thursday, July 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m. and Friday, July 20, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center