| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A DeKalb County attorney has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of prostitution, her lawyer confirmed Thursday.
In a negotiated plea, Reema Bajaj, 26, agreed to plead guilty to the count, in exchange for DeKalb County prosecutors dropping a felony...
| Jun 8, 2011
Jeff Gilbert has no military experience, but he can empathize with veterans who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.
Gilbert faced the same battle with addiction — a battle that led him to help others through Hope for Tomorrow, a nonprofit...
| Apr 3, 2012
Q: I have the original clipping for Abby Mandel's "Winter minestrone with squash" recipe printed in the Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, Home & Garden section of the Chicago Tribune. I have made this wonderful soup many times, but I have always been confused by the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:09 PM
An Aurora woman who authorities say lied on documents in order to get food stamps and health benefits has pleaded guilty to theft charges, according to Kane County prosecutors.
Jurline Price, 58, of the 2000 block of Fox Pointe Drive, was sentenced to 30...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Thomson Reuters today released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study, now in its twelfth year, for the first time singled out 50 hospitals rather than the traditional practice of naming 100...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Dan Merica with CNN writes about a man who has devoted his life to erecting crosses on the sites of tragedy. His latest project is 12 crosses in a vacant lot in Aurora, Co: (CNN) – In a vacant lot across from the site of last week’s movie...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A link to the Twitter feed of "Jessica Redfield," real name Jessica Ghawi, a victim of the movie-theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., has been going around the Web today. It's hard to know what to say about these grotesque mass......
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Authorities today were trying to determine what two men were doing on railroad tracks near the Chicago-Cicero border late Monday night when they were struck by a Metra train and killed.
The outbound train on the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe line was...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:27 PM
The Beacon-News reports: An 8-year-old Aurora boy drowned on Sunday at Apple River Canyon State Park in far northwestern Illinois, authorities said.
Get the full story: beaconnews.suntimes.com.
| Jul 17, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Chicago-area residents braced for a week of hot weather as the heat index reached 103 at the city’s downtown lakefront, with much of the Midwest beginning to bake under a hot air mass that has plagued the South in recent weeks.
While the heat index...