| Mar 6, 2012
The pre-checked box, a clever technique that travel companies use to extract a few dollars more from customers booking their trips online, may be checking out.
Last month, the Minnesota Department of Commerce alleged that National Union Fire Insurance...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Illinois Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno was so enthused today in her endorsement of Mitt Romney for president that she flubbed his name.
The lawmaker from Lemont was on a conference call to announce that she and a half-dozen state senators...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 2:31 PM
A Carol Stream man was charged today with bank robbery in connection with a holdup that occurred in that community earlier this month, authorities said.
Stephen Bolf, 28, was arrested Thursday by Carol Stream police, according to the FBI.
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:59 PM
Robert Lyons wanted his mother to pull strings to get him skybox seats for an Avril Lavigne concert, but when she refused, her son savagely attacked her and stabbed her to death, prosecutors said today on the first day of his murder trial.
| May 19, 2011
| 7:41 PM
When Jennifer Quinn springs into the air at Xtreme Trampolines, the 35-year-old feels like a kid again.
"It's a really fun place," she said of the Carol Stream warehouse, where the public can jump around on trampolines stitched together like a giant...
| May 29, 2011
| 7:11 PM
The worst of the heavy thunderstorms have left the Chicago area, but the rain they left behind is resulting in flood warnings throughout northern Illinois.
A flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook, southern Lake, Lee, DuPage, DeKalb,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:55 AM
A former Carol Stream doctor lost a bid today to seal his 2005 conviction for fondling a female patient.
Dr. Angelo Consiglio -- who is building a medical practice in Florida -- argued that Illinois law at the time of his guilty plea allowed misdemeanor...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:10 PM
A Carol Stream man who drove his pickup into a freight train locomotive, killing his girlfriend, pleaded guilty today to aggravated driving under the influence.
In a plea deal with DuPage County prosecutors, Jeffrey S. Fisher, 40, admitted to being under...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 6:55 PM
In a long statement today to the judge who could send him to prison for life, Robert Lyons admitted stabbing his mother to death in 2008 and said he snapped after 27 years of verbal abuse from her.
The remarks came during a 45-minute statement the...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:37 PM
A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday for stabbing his mother to death and then defiling her body with household chemicals.
Robert Lyons, 39, had been found guilty last year of the March 14, 2008 first-degree...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:21 PM
A 19-year-old Benedictine University student has been charged with trying to have sex with someone he believed was a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet, authorities said today.
Andrew Franchett of the 5700 block of College Avenue, Lisle, has been...