| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:12 AM
An 81-year-old woman was killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Aurora Saturday afternoon, police said.
The woman was driving a 2006 Honda Civic north on Eola Road about 12:30 p.m. Saturday when she tried to make a left turn onto Bilter Road and her car was hit...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
•A vehicle was stolen from the 1600 block of West Diehl Road between 9 and 11 p.m. March 6.
•A person was cited for possession of cannabis about 11:47 a.m. March 7...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Three of four Republican candidates running for a congressional seat representing the west and southwest suburbs say they would not support raising the national minimum wage.
State Rep. Darlene Senger, Ian Bayne and Chris Balkema expressed their...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Naperville police have charged a motorist with having drugs in his system when he allegedly struck and killed a woman bicyclist last fall, according to a statement released Thursday.
Police said that as a result of their investigation, Joshua Spuhler,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply.
This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Years ago, Burville Road was a quiet country road traveled mostly by farmers and a few slow-moving cows.
But as a suburb sprawled around it and as tractors gave way to trucks and cars, the bucolic road has become a heavily used shortcut for speeding...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools.
That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
| Mar 15, 2014
I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime.
As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A solar storm may cast colored lights – known as the Aurora Borealis or Northern lights – in the sky over parts of the northern Plains, the Great Lakes region and Northeast on Thursday and Friday, forecasters say.
“It’s a very...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Illinois employers warned more than 500 workers in December that they would lose their jobs in the coming weeks and months, according to a filing with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Group O in Aurora, a business process...