| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:55 AM
People are hungry for connections. They can read Luis Urrea’s books, and do, but the chance to meet him, laugh with him, and hear him recite passages from his books (from memory, by the way), that’s magic.
And one thing people really want,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Erica Salgado cashed checks at a Montgomery currency exchange so often that she became friendly with the manager.
Salgado told the manager that the cash went for reimbursements at the Naperville property rental business she owned.
“All lies. All...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:42 AM
TOMPKINS, Lorena Bell
July 25, 1923 – July 5, 2011
A Costa Mesa resident for more than 30 years, Lorena Bell Tompkins, beloved wife, mom and Grammie, passed away peacefully on July 5th at Mount Miguel Covenant Village, Spring Valley CA, at the age...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:33 PM
A Naperville man released from a hospital Thursday repeatedly stabbed his mother with a 6-inch butcher knife after she offered to make him a sandwich, prosecutors and police said Friday.
The alleged attack resulted in "bone-chilling screams" heard by...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 10:15 AM
A school bus rolled on its side and slid into a cornfield, sending 9 special-needs pupils and the driver to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries this morning in Kane County near Sugar Grove, authorities said.
The students were being taken...
| Jan 29, 2012
A car apparently driven by President Barack Obama is up for sale on eBay for $1 million.
Obama leased and drove the gray 2005 Chrysler 300C from the summer of 2004 through 2007, according to the eBay listing by a seller named cubfanatic23....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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| Feb 6, 2012
| 10:12 AM
A teacher was stabbed to death at a nightclub in Naperville after a man inside was teased.
Shaun Wild died after he was stabbed in the heart at "Frankie's Blue Room" early Saturday morning.
Wild was a teacher at Spring Brook Elementary.
| Feb 5, 2012
| 10:58 AM
The nightclub stabbing that killed a young Naperville teacher was reportedly touched off by a squabble authorities called so trivial – drinking beer from a wine glass – they could offer no reasonable explanation for the tragic events it...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Margaret Miller Ekin, a homemaker and bookkeeper who had lived in Catonsville, died Feb. 2 of heart failure at Austell Presbyterian Village in Austell, Ga.
She was 98.
The daughter of farmers, Anna Margaret Miller, who did not use her first name, was...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
At least 10 people called Naperville police after a fatal stabbing in a downtown bar over the weekend, yelling over crowd noise that someone was bleeding badly and that the attacker had fled, according to recordings released by authorities.
"We got a...