| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:50 AM
AURORA, Colo. -- Prosecutors in the Colorado movie theater shooting on Thursday abruptly dropped their effort to gain access to a notebook written by suspect James Holmes, who appeared in court looking engaged and without the orange hair he had in...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The overnight shooting that left at least 12 people dead at a Colorado theater during the debut of the newest “Batman” was on the minds of movie-goers at a showing this morning in Chicago.
Before the 10 a.m. screening of “The Dark...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Julia Vojtsek was watching "The Dark Knight Rises" with her boyfriend, John Larimer, on Friday at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman fired into the audience.
Larimer, a 27-year-old Navy sailor from Crystal Lake, immediately...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 5:44 AM
Within hours of the shootings at a Colorado movie cineplex, Greg Zanis was on the way from his Aurora, Illinois, home to the scene in Aurora, Colorado.
He was bearing 12 crosses to commemorate the victims, just as he has done for thousands of other...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:12 AM
A single-engine aircraft fell to the ground shortly after takeoff today in Aurora with no reported injuries, officials said.
According to an e-mailed press release from Dan Ferrelli, the director-public information for the City of Aurora, the plane...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 12:36 PM
John Cheney Wood, a Baltimore artist who worked in a variety of media, died July 20 of advanced Parkinson's disease at his summer home and studio in Ithaca, N.Y.
The Mount Washington resident was 90.
The son of a master carpenter and an executive...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:26 AM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded.
The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Week 5 – Sept. 17-23
All games 7:30 unless noted.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21
BIG NORTHERN EAST
Genoa-Kingston at Burlington Central, 7
Marengo at Harvard, 7
Mount Carmel at Brother Rice
St. Rita at Providence
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Week 9 – Oct. 15-21
All games 7:30 unless noted.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2
Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately
Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall
Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:31 PM
One of three Aurora siblings who admitted to criminally neglecting their elderly mother was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday by a Kane County judge who called the woman’s deteriorated condition “horrific and disturbing.”...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Police arrested two juveniles who fled a burglary in Naperville this afternoon.
About 12:37 p.m. Naperville Police got a call of a burglary in progress on the 3500 block of Scottsdale Circle in the White Eagle subdivision, according to a police news...