| 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....
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Authorities are questioning a parolee in connection with a shooting in the Wrigleyville neighborhood over the weekend, police said.
No charges have been filed as of Monday afternoon, police said, but authorities are questioning a 26-year-old man who...
| 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,...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:22 PM
The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert for residents living in Lakeview....
| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A baseball's throw away from Wrigley Field, this posh duplex is an excellent place to celebrate when the Cubbies win....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:32 PM
In a court ruling handed down Wednesday, Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals accused the Chicago City Council of passing a gun ordinance last year that was "too cute by half" and amounted to......
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:48 AM
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