| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Authorities have released the names of the four women killed when their SUV veered off westbound Interstate 290 near Addison and rolled down an embankment.
The DuPage County coroner's office identified them as Maria Orellana, age and address unknown,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:35 PM
State troopers issued 135 citations for distracted driving at two points along the Kennedy Expressway in just 2½ hours this morning, most of them drivers paying attention to their texting rather than the road, Illinois State Police said.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:22 PM
An Illinois State Police trooper said Wednesday that he often thinks of Frank Caruso as "someone I was unable to help."
In February 2012, Caruso was seated in Trooper Matthew Woodiel's squad, which had stopped on Interstate 290 near Addison after the...
| Oct 26, 2013
Hundreds of people filed into a West Town church to hear a once-silent 19-ton organ roar back to life. There were Methodists from Chicago's South Side, Roman Catholics from across the city and suburbs and musicians from around the world.
As the 87-year-...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:01 PM
A Chicago area man is setting his sights on a dream that will take him 3500 miles away to Alaska. That dream is competing in what’s known as the last great race on earth: The Iditarod Dog Sled Race.
39-year-old Charley Bejna is from Addison,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:03 PM
A California man fell onto the third rail and was electrocuted early this morning at the Addison Red Line stop in Wrigleyville, authorities said.
The man, identified as Otis Carmichael, 44, of West Covina, California, was declared dead at 2:16 a.m. at...
| Jun 9, 2013
When Chinese President Xi Jinping talked with President Barack Obama this weekend, it brought back memories of last fall's presidential campaign.
Remember the contentious prime-time debates? The endless attack ads? What I remember, as a voice for U.S....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:37 PM
DuPage County officials are searching for a University of Illinois at Chicago student whose car and backpack were found near an Addison-area creek Thursday.
Mateusz “Matt” Rybarski, 21, who lives in unincorporated DuPage County near Addison,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Across the country, a sudden shift is taking place.
Bobbie Cleave, a retired teacher in Utah, has put off plans to get a badly needed car.
Brian Chandler, a data manager in metro Atlanta, is delaying buying a house, despite needing space for his...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Baltimore-based technology company Barcoding Inc. said Wednesday it has acquired Lake Zurich, Ill.,-based Miles Technologies Inc. for an undisclosed amount in a move to increase its presence in the central United States.
The Baltimore company sells bar-...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Dozens of cars spun out on area highways overnight as snow and cold winds glazed area bridges and highways.
Most of the crashes did not result in serious injuries, police said.
Close to 20 cars crashed on toll roads, Illinois State Police Sgt. Anton...