| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Metra's North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday as crews continue to clear and repair tracks after a freight car derailed just after midnight today near Mundelein.
Canadian National isn't expected to complete the work along the single track...
| 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...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:10 PM
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8A: Naperville Central 7, Marist 7
Naperville Central’s defense...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:29 PM
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No. 6 Benet 14, St. Viator 7
Benet is getting all it can handle from St. Viator at Benedictine University.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Maintenance crews restored power to tens of thousands of homes overnight after severe thunderstorms in the Chicago region brought powerful winds and reports of funnel clouds Wednesday evening.
By 11:30 a.m., of the more than 78,000 customers affected by...
| Mar 31, 2013
Oak Park's pricey homes, Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and array of shops and restaurants generate billions in property wealth, funneling a bounty of tax dollars to its elementary school district.
That kind of local affluence usually means fewer...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:41 AM
An Aurora man who had sexual contact with an underage girl has been sentenced to eight years in prison, Kane County prosecutors said today.
Jose M. Ruiz-Ramirez, 33, of the 300 block of North Ohio Street, pleaded guilty last week to one count of criminal...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:17 PM
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate today approved legislation that would allow tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have special drivers licenses, but the bill’s fate in the House is still up in the air.
The proposal, sponsored by...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The pastor of an Aurora church pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he used faked financial documents to fleece three supporters out of more than $1.6 million in donations.
Howard Richmond, the pastor of Life Reach Ministries, a church in an Aurora...
| 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...