| May 15, 2012
I read a small article in the Tribune food section about apple slices and it reminded of an article from several years ago about Dressel's chocolate whipped cream cake. In it, there was mention that a baker from Dressel's was working on a recipe to...
| May 23, 2012
Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96.
Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Game Show Network and the creators of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" have come up with a new competition and they're looking for people with a passion for the Bible.
GSN's "The American Bible Challenge" will conduct auditions June 1 through 3 near...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:21 AM
A motorcyclist from Lombard was killed after getting in the middle of a road rage incident between the drivers of two cars.
Police say 31-year-old Michael Moreno of Plainfield turned into the path of the motorcycle yesterday in Naperville. 63-year-old...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
It was usually no big deal for Andy and Susan Lechner’s pet tortoise, Lance, to wander and graze in their big backyard in Lombard, filling up on grass and enjoying the shade of their lilac bushes.
But during the couple’s barbecue Sunday...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Two Glen Ellyn teens who police say used a pellet gun to shoot out 30 car windows and a residential window have been charged with four felony counts of criminal damage to property, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Evanston culinary student implicated in several beauty salon robberies in and around Chicago has been charged in four additional holdups in DuPage County, prosecutors said Friday.
Jason Logsdon, 41, has been held without bail in Cook County since...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The man accused of holding up hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs used a BB gun, picked places where there would be no male workers, and told police the robberies paid for his crack cocaine habit, authorities say.
Jason Logsdon, 41, also used his...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A frozen yogurt shop and a women’s accessory store are set to open their doors later this year at Town Square Wheaton. Red Mango, an …...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:35 PM
An executive consultant for the Illinois Association of School Boards said she thinks there are many “outstanding” candidates currently available to take the superintendent's job …...