| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Icy road conditions were a factor in a fatal car crash Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 50-year-old Joliet woman, authorities said.
The chain-reaction crash took place about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 55 West Frontage Road, between Oak...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Maybe the McDonald's All-American selection committee should have another do-over.
On Jan. 7, four girls from Illinois were nominated for the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game despite it being played at the United Center on April 2.
Three days later...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Nine video gambling cafes with friendly names like Stella's Place and Dotty's have opened in the last several weeks from Oak Lawn to Matteson.
These cafes are essentially mini-casinos with each one having the state limit of five video gambling machines....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 78-year-old South Holland woman was charged with felony retail theft stemming from a Dec. 20 incident at Target, 7300 191st St.
•A 21-year-old Alsip man was charged with...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:26 AM
A life-long state resident who saw her son graduate from college but move out of Illinois for a good job is concerned enough about the future that she's challenging the incumbent in the 59th House District in the November election.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
UPDATE: Bus service has returned to normal Thursday morning for Niles-Park Ridge School District 64, according to a spokeswoman for the district.
Many parents were left scrambling Wednesday as several school districts canceled bus service — and in...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Seventeen players from Illinois have been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Games, which will be held April 2 at the United Center.
Boys nominees are: Curie’s Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Springfield Lanphier's Larry...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Audrey Totter, 95, a blond leading lady of 1940s film noir who starred as a tough-talking dame in "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up" and "High Wall," died Thursday at West Hills Hospital, said her daughter, Mea Lane. Totter, a Woodland Hills resident, had a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Audrey Totter, a steely blonde actress known for her leading roles in some film noir's most prominent titles, including "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up," died Thursday. She was 94. Totter, who was living in the Motion Picture and Television Home in recent...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A Plainfield man died after the car he was driving in collided with another vehicle early Wednesday afternoon in Plainfield.
Craig W. Paton, 54, of Falcon Drive, was a passenger in a Chevrolet Malibu that collided with a Cadillac SRX at about 1:35 p.m....