| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Stanley Fields resigned after just a year as superintendent of a suburban Cook County school district where he was put on leave, faced with firing and ultimately required to apologize to the community. Still, he walked away with a $100,000 severance...
| Jan 1, 2012
The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell.
But the situation soured...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Moving into a new home in your golden years can be invigorating. Not only can you finally get that granite countertop and scrapbooking room, but you can also “buy” maintenance free living, energy-saving conveniences and even a sense of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Surprise Iowa caucus near-winner Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich filed Friday to secure a spot on Illinois’ March 20 primary ballot, adding their names to those of Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Perry.
On the last day to submit paperwork,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County in 2012 were found recently in Mundelein, according to county health officials.
Workers sampled the Mundelein mosquito pool July 6, according to a Lake County Health Department...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
In TribLocal, Democratic strategist Brian Herman writes: The Illinois Republican primary should have a been a triumphant homecoming of sorts for the Santorum for President campaign. After all, the former Pennsylvania Senator briefly attended and graduated...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 8:48 AM
ComEd has completed its restoration of service to customers who lost power following last week's storms and is gearing up for this week's expected heat wave.
Only two customers who lost power last Monday were without power by early this morning, one a...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Manuel Flores of Round Lake Beach was known as the “enforcer” in his street gang when he ordered the action that resulted in the death of a 12-year-old Mundelein boy, Lake County prosecutors said Monday.
Flores reportedly didn’t tell...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:30 AM
A person was struck and killed this morning by an inbound Metra train near the station in north suburban Vernon Hills, officials said.
The collision, which happened on Butterfield Road between the Vernon Hills and Mundelein stations, halted train traffic...