| Sep 4, 2013
Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area.
Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Aurora police said Thursday they have released a woman from custody while they continue to investigate an incident in which she reportedly stabbed a man to death with a sharp handle of a plastic comb.
Authorities have been questioning the 19-year-old...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The trial of an elderly Aurora man charged with sexually assaulting a child began Monday in Kane County without the defendant, who authorities presume has fled the country.
Enrique Huerta-Ruiz, 85, was last seen Nov. 22, when he told family members he...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:10 PM
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| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Armed with speed-measuring guns, traffic engineers stood atop an overpass across Interstate 94 in Lake County to document just how fast Chicago-area motorists are driving.
The first minute of testing on that stretch of the Tri-State Tollway that...
| Dec 18, 2013
An alleged mortgage scam that swindled at least 54 suburban, primarily Hispanic homeowners out of $220,000 has resulted in three federal indictments.
Melvin T. Bell, 37; Monica Hernandez, 43; and Carlos Rayas, 39, face federal fraud charges tied to...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Three people were hospitalized and four dogs were rescued after a house fire in Aurora this morning, officials said.
The fire was reported at 9:55 a.m. on the 900 block of Garfield in the far western suburb, Aurora officials said.
The two alarm fire...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Kane County prosecutors will team with a local university to study whether a program aimed at straightening out certain criminal offenders is meetings its goals, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon announced Tuesday.
Aurora University will track more...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:56 PM
An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said.
Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Williamsburg's own rambling piano man Bruce Hornsby is in Park City, Utah, today, where he'll play a concert on the same bill as eclectic folk-rock band Railroad Earth. He's looking ahead, though, to the release of a new live record.
"Cluck Ol' Hen," is...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:31 AM
A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line in Naperville Friday evening, officials said.
The accident happened at 6:30 p.m. at Colombia Street, just east of the the Naperville station, said...