| Jan 26, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Kathleen Edwards: The Canadian singer-songwriter is showcasing her first album in four years, “Voyageur” (Zoe Records), coproduced by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. It traces the arch of a disintegrating love affair with a mix of melancholy...
| Jan 7, 2012
Nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned, Juan Rivera walked out of Stateville Correctional Center and into a throng of jubilant family members Friday evening after he was exonerated in the murder of a Waukegan baby sitter.
His release came less than...
| May 18, 2011
Alberto Santana has been around alcohol and drugs since he was 7 years old, first introduced by his family.
Since then, the 23-year-old has been in and out of jail, hospitals and homelessness.
"I get an adrenaline rush out of doing bad things," he said....
| Dec 8, 2011
Since its founding in 1998, Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol has become one of the largest law firms in Will County. With its vast resources and experienced attorneys, the firm is able to handle any case from inception to verdict. The firm has offices in...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The folks at Duffy's Tavern in Utica, Ill. (technically North Utica), predict an uptick in business this fall. The summer's brutal heat kept many cyclists off the Illinois & Michigan Canal path, but Duffy's, a popular watering hole within sight of the...
| May 22, 2012
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration's mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost of...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Oct 15, 2011
PONTIAC, Ill. — The honeymooners from Spain spoke limited English, but that didn't stop Mayor Bob Russell from giving them a hearty welcome to his community.
"How long have you been here?" Russell asked, posing for a snapshot with the newlyweds...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:52 AM
One person died and five were injured, one critically, in a Saturday crash that involved a car, an SUV and a motorcycle near southwest suburban Plainfield, officials said.
The accident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. at Route 126 and County Line Road, just...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:16 PM
A panel of Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday recommended against Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close six state facilities, including the state’s only super-maximum prison in downstate Tamms.
The governor proposed closing the sites...