| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Leon Glass, 86, of Eubank, passed away Wednesday, July 24, at his residence.
Born June 28, 1927, in Eubank, Leon was a son of the late William "Will" and Myrtle Roark Glass. He was a retired security guard for Oakwood and a car man for Illinois Central...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:53 PM
WASHINGTON — The Illinois congressional delegation today wrote the president asking him for a disaster declaration for 15 counties hit by severe storms and tornados on Nov. 17.
The counties, they said, "were pummeled by the fourth largest November...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Raymond Fredrick Hitzel
Raymond Fredrick Hitzel passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
Born in Chicago, Illinois on February 25, 1920, Ray attended Lions Township High School
where he excelled in athletics. Ray went on to play...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Here's the thing about the most popular celebrity hangouts in Chicago: They're always changing.
What was popular four years ago gets replaced by what opened four months ago. And what was once a restaurateur's or nightclub impresario's baby is now an...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Here's a complete list of this weekend's NCAA Division I football games and TV information courtesy of the National Football Foundation. American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 26 12 p.m. Houston at Rutgers ESPNews (Dave Lamont, Ray...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:10 PM
On the last day of their lives, Florida murderers Clarence Hill and Angel Nieves Diaz asked for taco fixings.
Tampa rapist Oba Chandler ate two salami sandwiches on white bread and half a peanut-butter-and-grape-jelly sandwich.
Panhandle killer Arthur...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Hellertown native Glenn Hetrick returns as a judge for the fourth season of "Face Off" Syfy’s most popular unscripted series. The fourth season which kicked off Jan. 15 airs at 9 p.m. Tuesdays on SyFy. The series debuted in January......
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Jake Miller’s broadcasting career began here in 1996 as an intern at Fox59.
His first job was in Bowling Green, Kentucky where he met Indy Sports Nation’s Chris Hagan! From there, Jake has worked as an Anchor or Reporter in Terre Haute,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Chicago lawyer and former federal prosecutor Thomas M. Durkin to a vacant judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Currently a business litigator, Durkin, 58, becomes the sixth...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew the No. 1 post and was named the 1-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico Race Course.
Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said he didn't think the rail position would affect his horse.
"Not going to say I...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Itsmyluckyday will get another shot at Orb.
The Eddie Plesa Jr.-trained colt will train toward a Preakness run, his connections told Pimlico officials Tuesday. They'd been mulling over whether or not to go to the gate for the 138th running of the second...