| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:01 AM
On the ninth day after the June 29 storm, we learned from a Sun story titled "Past storms, future threats" that according to BGE, burying overhead lines would be "wildly expensive" and that derecho storms are really rare, as are five-foot snowstorms or...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago
Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes
Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
| 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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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:15 PM
A DuPage County judge ordered the man charged in last weekend’s stabbing murder of a Naperville teacher held without bail after prosecutors said he was acting unusual before the attack.
Judge Kathryn Creswell set a Feb. 17 date to hear...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Everybody loves Luis Urrea – including those who only know him as the author, Luis Alberto Urrea. The author of 14 books, including the Pulitzer Prize finalist “The Devil’s Highway,” a non-fiction saga of immigrants lost in the...