| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Unspecified items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 500 block of Lincoln Lane on June 30.
Two Alsip men, 46 and 42, were charged with burglary, felony retail theft and misdemeanor retail...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:11 PM
In April 2012, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on patrol with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device.
The former high school football, basketball and baseball captain woke up on his 25th birthday...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The Illinois Department of Transportation is proposing adding traffic signals, new sidewalks and better drainage to the intersection of 47th Street and East Avenue in La Grange.
The intersection is in the top 5 percent of the most dangerous in the state...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Veteran Doug Kalitta entered this weekend's NHRA event in the Chicago area with a comfortable lead in the championship standings in drag racing's premier class, top fuel.
But it's only early summer and Kalitta, still searching for his first top-fuel...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Graduating six of the top 10 players from a sectional championship team would turn the next year into a rebuilding one, in some circumstances.
The return of Jeannie Boehm, Kathryn Pedi, Rachel West, Jackie Welch and 10 others has New Trier girls...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Michelle Lech was stunned when a stranger showed up at her Plainfield doorstep two years ago and confessed to killing her sister in a 2008 hit-and-run.
Now she’s outraged that Will County prosecutors dropped their case against the man Thursday...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Ty Isaac said he was impressed with Illinois and the direction of its program.
But not more than Michigan.
The former Joliet Catholic star, who decided in May to leave USC after a promising freshman season, announced his decision to transfer to...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Illinois employers warned they will lay off more than 300 workers in the coming months, according to notices filed with state regulators in May.
A division of the a global staffing and recruiting company Randstad said it will layoff 125 workers beginning...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Romeoville's Lewis University Airport was named the 2014 Illinois Reliever Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Aeronautics last month.
The airport received the distinction based on the facility's safety record,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
A 23-year-old New Lenox woman was charged with driving on a suspended license during a March 26 traffic stop at Gear Drive and Haven Avenue on May 26 for not wearing a seat belt.
| May 14, 2014
| 5:32 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Democrats are taking a spend first, find-the-money-later approach as they craft a new state budget, laying out their priorities despite uncertainty that they’ll be able to gather enough votes to extend a temporary...