| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Chicago gloriously plunged into summer, which not only means outdoor play and festivities, but heat. To ensure unabridged fun, it is essential to carve out some space in your yard designated as a refuge from the rays of the sun. Sure, a pool is a nice way...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:01 PM
A female inmate was found hanged Friday while in custody at the Kane County Adult Justice Center, officials said.
An officer found the woman unresponsive in her cell around 1:45 p.m while making a routine check, the Kane County Sheriff's Office said...
| Sep 4, 2013
Across the nation, cities are taking advantage of deals for cheaper electricity made possible by low-cost natural gas. But not in five Chicago suburbs and more than 200 other Midwestern towns that made a big bet on coal.
Almost every month, Batavia,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Almost as if it is cursed, Cook County Jail is perennially either grossly overcrowded or unable to hang on to all its prisoners. Crafty ones devise ingenious escapes, others benefit from bureaucratic blunders. Last week, a convicted murderer enjoyed a few...
| Sep 29, 2013
When Tony Pacini saw 27-year-old law student Andrea Alvarez across the dodgeball court in early February 2011, she definitely made an impression.
"She was hit with a ball and got out right away," remembers Tony, who was 29 and working in sales for AT&...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A man died this morning after being hit by a freight train in Geneva, police said.
At 8:45 a.m., Geneva police responded to the area near Randall and Keslinger roads to reports of a pedestrian struck by a train. The victim was found on the tracks in the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The search for a new director of USC’s journalism school has taken a confusing turn after a Northwestern University professor accepted the job but then suddenly withdrew two days later.
Douglas Foster’s reversal and decision not to head up...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The following incidents were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports on May 3: DUI A Wheaton man was charged with driving under the influence in …...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Time will tell if fans will be watching future Major League impact players such as Albert Pujols or Greg Maddux play Tuesday, June 19 in …...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Administrators from Geneva School District 304 will begin working on strike plans, after they received formal notice from the teachers that they intend to strike, officials said late Friday.
A nearly 12-hour session ended without a deal Friday night....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:51 AM
October 13th, 2012 Don't miss out on all the fun, games, crafts, silent auction items, food, and live entertainment, including a live band and an educational show with real animals!
Tickets are only $20 if purchased by September 28th, or $25 at the door....