| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Florida added another top tight end to the class of 2012 with the commitment of Kent Taylor on Thursday. The standout at Land O'Lakes became the second TE in the class, joining Colin Thompson of Warminster, Pa. Rivals.com and Scout.com rank Taylor as...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:37 PM
With only one linebacker signing in last year's recruiting class, Florida needed to make that position a priority in the class of 2012. Coach Will Muschamp said as much on National Signing Day in February. Late Wednesday night, the Gators received their...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:37 PM
With all the excitement about the start of practice, Florida got a little more on Friday night. Mallard Creek (N.C.) offensive tackle D.J. Humphries, one of the top recruits in the class of 2012, gave his verbal commitment to UF a few hours after the team...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Drew Peterson's son deserved to lose his police badge for his actions following the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's young wife, a DuPage County judge ruled this morning.
Stephen Peterson, 33, was fired from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011 after...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A Joliet man has filed a lawsuit against a firearms instructor after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.
The lawsuit, filed April 4 by John P. Ambrose in Cook...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A west suburban eighth-grader finished in the top six of the Scripps National Spelling Bee championship finals this evening.
Alia Abiad of McClure Junior High School in Western Springs was one of 12 finalists at the prestigious competition in Washington,...
| Mar 27, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 65-year-old Mount Prospect woman was arrested March 17 at 4:22 p.m. in the 700 block of South Rand Road. She was charged with retail theft. The estimated value of the loss was...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The Illinois State Police captain was used to taking command in high-profile cases, among them overseeing dozens of officers in the investigation that led to the arrest of former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson.
But in September, when a life-...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A 23-year-old Chicago man convicted of burglarizing and burning the Illinois Aviation Museum in Bolingbrook in 2009 was charged today with murdering a 59-year-old Mokena-area man in his home on the 13000 block of 184th Place.
Will County Sheriff's...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Some local players participated in the Chicago Challenge, which drew basketball teams from around the country and more than 200 college coaches to evaluate high school talent July 10-13 at Riverside-Brookfield and Bolingbrook high schools.
| May 21, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Nafisa Asad's plans for the end of the school year did not initially include a trip to Washington, D.C.
But after correctly spelling the word "balsam," the eighth-grader at Herrick Middle School in Downers Grove topped 27 other students at the DuPage...