| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:53 PM
A winter storm dumped almost 9 inches of heavy, wet snow in some far northern suburbs before tapering off Thursday evening.
A winter storm warning was set to expire at midnight for Lake and McHenry counties, with Cook, DuPage and DeKalb counties under a...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Five construction contracts totaling nearly $124.5 million for the rebuilding and widening of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) were approved today by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority.
The contracts give the go-ahead for work to begin this...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:51 AM
— Divorce records on file in Stamford Superior Court show the parents of suspected Sandy Hook school shooter Adam Lanza had joint custody of their son and that Lanza's father paid alimony that kept him and his mother financially comfortable.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 8:05 PM
After a mighty storm brought record river levels and flooding to Chicago and its suburbs late last week, some neighborhoods are still sopping up the mess.
In a hard-hit section of Wheaton, about a dozen industrial-sized dumpsters sat on streets and...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:25 AM
A Crystal Lake man died Monday after his bicycle collided with a sport utility vehicle as he tried to cross a highway in the northwest suburb, police said.
Gordon McClain, 57, was dead on the scene following the crash about 5:45 p.m. Monday on U.S....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Flush with a roster of major transportation projects but not a lot of money to build them, the state is asking for the public’s help to map out priorities for future improvements, officials said Monday.
Meetings seeking input from residents and...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Edna Goldberg, who was the mainstay of The Baltimore Sun's Harford County bureau for nearly two decades, died Wednesday of cardiac arrest at Courtland Gardens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Northwest Baltimore. The Bel Air resident was 91.
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:03 PM
An Antioch man has been charged with murder in the death of his teenage daughter's mother after the daughter called police when the couple had a fight Thursday night, authorities said.
Michael S. Axtell, 41, is being held in Lake County Jail in lieu of...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:32 PM
We owned our 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan for 5,268 days -- just a bit shy of 14 and a half years -- before trading it in this week. And of the 128,915 miles we put on it, I was behind......
| Aug 24, 2011
For decades, Dick Hattan, of Geneva, suffered survivor guilt as a result of his tour in the Vietnam War. After members of his church prayed for his psychological healing, he said, he was able to move on.
"I've seen prayers help heal physical illnesses...