| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
A 30-year-old Joliet man arrested earlier this year for beating a pregnant woman and preventing her from seeking medical treatment was turned over to the Illinois Department of Corrections today to serve an 18-month sentence for domestic battery and a 6-...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Two people inside a pickup truck were injured during a collision with a semitrailer-tractor truck this afternoon on I-80 near southwest suburban Shorewood, closing the interstate in both directions.
The pickup’s passenger was taken to Provena...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Week 9 – Oct. 15-21
All games 7:30 unless noted.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2
Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately
Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall
Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
| Mar 6, 2012
Frank Marocco, a rare jazz accordionist, a first-call studio musician and one of the most recorded accordion players in the world, has died. He was 81.
Marocco died Saturday at his home in the San Fernando Valley, after having been hospitalized at...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn plans to use savings from shuttering several prisons to offset a deep budget cut aimed at the state agency charged with protecting abused and neglected children.
The $33.7 billion budget landed on the governor’s desk today, and he&...
| 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/...
| 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...