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  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • State police chief group suspends president amid criminal probe revelations

    State police chief group suspends president amid criminal probe revelations
    The president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police has been suspended from his duties with the group after a Tribune article published today detailed a long-running criminal investigation into his actions. Timothy Swanson, who is also chief of...
  • Dolores K. Shaffer

    Dolores K. Shaffer
    It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, Dolores, on September 9, 2013. Dolores was born in Kankakee, IL in 1927. She married Joseph Shaffer Jr. in 1948. After living a few years in Indiana where they started their family...
  • 2 shot, 1 hit by vehicle in Kankakee County

    2 shot, 1 hit by vehicle in Kankakee County
    Police are interviewing several persons of interest after two people were shot and a third person was hit by a vehicle Saturday night during a celebration at a park in Pembroke Township in Kankakee County, officials said. A fight broke out during a "big...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • At least six people were shot overnight in Chicago, including an 11-year-old girl sitting on the front steps of her Northwest Side home, a 16-year-old boy shot on the West Side and three...
  • Attorney: 'Jailhouse snitch' behind alleged plot to kill FBI agent

    Attorney: 'Jailhouse snitch' behind alleged plot to kill FBI agent
    An unreliable street gang leader turned government informant is at the heart of the case against a west suburban teenager accused of soliciting the murder of an undercover FBI agent while in custody on terrorism charges, his attorney said today. "He's a...
  • Storms return as ComEd works to restore power for thousands

    Storms return as ComEd works to restore power for thousands
    While ComEd works to restore power to the thousands of customers who lost it during Monday's powerful storms, another storm has been slowly making its way in our direction. That new storm is strong enough that the National Weather Service has issued a...
  • Less damage than expected--but still a big storm

    Less damage than expected--but still a big storm
    It was promoted as a massive storm system with the potential to drop golf ball-sized hail and produce wind gusts of up to 75 mph. Conditions were ripe for tornadoes, forecasters said. But the thunderstorms that passed over the Chicago area Wednesday...
  • Weather Service: Yes, those were tornadoes

    Weather Service: Yes, those were tornadoes
    The storms that hit northern Illinois and northern Indiana this week spawned two confirmed tornadoes, the National Weather Service has determined. The more powerful of the two tornadoes hit 2-1/2 miles southwest of Shabbona, about 80 miles west of...
  • Momence man charged with sexual assault near Rogers Park Red Line stop

    Momence man charged with sexual assault near Rogers Park Red Line stop
    An 18-year-old Kankakee County man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman near the Morse CTA Red Line stop, according to police. James Shorty, of Momence, was charged in connection with the attack about 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 19. He was identified...
  • Snowfall hits north and west suburbs, advances to downtown area

    Snowfall hits north and west suburbs, advances to downtown area
    The first winter storm of the season is moving in fast and has hit the north and western suburbs with a fury as downed power lines were reported in McHenry County.  Around 5 p.m., ComEd officials said more than 24,000 people were without power, most...