| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A second Metra board member has resigned in the wake of the controversy over the $718,000 severance package awarded to the agency's ousted CEO and the furor over patronage allegations involving House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Paul Darley, who represented...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:05 AM
An overnight crash on the Tri-State Tollway near Elmhurst injured six people, including three children, according to Illinois State Police officials.
The accident happened shortly after midnight as a Ford SUV and a BMW car were both heading south on I-...
| Sep 9, 2013
Elmhurst residents who tune into Sunday evening's Miss America broadcast (on ABC) will have a chance to cheer for a hometown favorite as this year's Miss Illinois, Brittany Smith, competes for the 2014 title.
Smith, 23, was born and raised in Elmhurst...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Brittany Smith, a medical assistant from west suburban Elmhurst whose specialty is Irish dancing, was named Miss Illinois Saturday night.
Smith, who had earlier won the title of Miss Northern Suburbs to advance to the finals of the pageant, was...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Virginia K. “Ginny” Noren, 92, of Hagerstown passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Hagerstown after being in failing health for the past five months.
Born Dec. 14, 1920, in Oak Park, Ill., she was the daughter of the...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A Franklin Park man has been charged with leaving his cellphone behind to videotape women using a bathroom at Elmhurst Hospital, DuPage County officials said today.
Salvador Perez, 49, was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 bail and charged with unlawful...
| May 12, 2013
| 3:23 AM
Maybe it's a sign the economy is improving.
Maybe it's because baby boomers are one of the fastest growing segments of the American population.
Maybe it's because our market seemed underserved when it comes to mattresses and bedding.
| May 14, 2013
| 10:51 AM
The former head of the Maywood Housing Authority pleaded guilty to theft and official misconduct today and was sentenced to six years in prison, according to the Illinois Attorney General's office.
In a press release, Attorney General Lisa Madigan...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:51 PM
A man and woman were killed this morning on I-294 in Cook County after a semitrailer truck rear-ended a vehicle, causing a six-vehicle chain-reaction crash, officials said.
The crash happened at 5:47 a.m. on the I-294 Southbound at milepost 33.5 near...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner says he’s been on a listening tour to decide whether to seek the Republican nomination for governor, but his exploratory committee indicated Tuesday it already has raised $1.3 million.
Rauner put $249,000...