| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:53 AM
An injured bald eagle that has been recovering at a Glen Ellyn wildlife center will be released back into the wild on Friday.
The Willowbrook Wildlife Center has been caring for the bird since February, when it was found with a broken wing in an Oak...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:45 PM
After two months of rehabilitation in a DuPage County wildlife center, a bald eagle that was found shot in Oak Lawn is free again. And this time, without a broken wing.
Caretakers from the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn brought the eagle to a...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Louise Sims Hounchell, 93, of Smithfield, formerly of Hustonville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10.
Born June 26, 1920, Louise was a daughter of the late Oliver and Naomi Delk Sims. She was active in retail for many years, but her priority in life was...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Officials at the State Fairgrounds held a news conference Sunday at 10 a.m., updating the media on the stage collapse at the Sugarland concert Saturday night.
Governor Mitch Daniels addressed the media saying, "There was no way we could have foreseen...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Hundreds of people gathered Monday morning to honor the victims of Saturday night's tragedy at the Indiana State Fair.
Five individuals lost their lives, after strong storms caused the stage at the Indiana State Fair to collapse. Several others who...
| Jun 7, 2003
| 6:38 PM
At EastSide Centre, East Peoria
Fri., June 6
Braidwood Reed-Custer 8, Dakota 1
Stanford Olympia 1, Casey-Westfield 0
Piasa Southwestern 2, Norris City-Omaha-Enfield 1
Beardstown 2, Rock Island Alleman 1
Sat., June 7
Stanford Olympia 12,...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Wonder Bread will soon be back on store shelves in the Chicago area.
Flowers Foods purchased Wonder and four other bread brands from the bankrupt Hostess Brands’ last year, along with 20 bakeries, for $360 million. Flowers Foods, which makes...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A Cook County commissioner plans to propose a resolution Wednesday calling for a mandatory “fly-quiet” program during overnight hours at O’Hare International Airport to address increasing jet noise from a new runway layout.