| 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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
An Elmhurst man has been arrested for selling marijuana and cannabis-laced candy, police said Friday.
After what police described as an ongoing investigation, authorities charged Brandon J. Biggs, 23, of the 200 block of West Kimbell Avenue with...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The federal government has signed off on an agreement allowing the existing Elgin-O’Hare Expressway to be converted into a tollway, officials said today.
The U.S. Transportation Department approved an agreement allowing the Illinois Tollway to...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home.
She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday.
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Burr Ridge Mayor Gary Grasso is stepping down following his election to the DuPage County board despite an earlier vow to serve in both seats.
“I concluded that I could not do both jobs well,” said Grasso Monday. “With a heavy heart,...
| 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...
| Aug 10, 2011
Susan Thomas would rather have been home with her cat, but the Bensenville resident instead was at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for about a month recently, recovering from a bout of pancreatitis.
But Thomas, who has since gone home, said her experience...
| Mar 21, 2012
The new 866,000-square-foot Elmhurst Memorial Hospital features a state-of-the-art emergency department, 259 private in-patient suites, the da Vinci robotic surgical system, the first Aquilion ONE 320-slice CT scanner in Illinois, and an Open Bore MRI....
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...