| 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...
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The Illinois Department of Transportation will hold a series of public meetings in the Chicago area over the first two weeks of October to discuss the agency's future state transportation plans.
The informal meetings, which will include the opportunity...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Colorado movie shooting suspect James Holmes was charged Monday with 24 counts of first-degree murder -- two counts for each of the 12 people killed in the shooting.
Twelve of the murder counts cite "deliberation," and 12 cite "extreme indifference" to...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:08 AM
The man accused of opening fire this month inside an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater will have his second court appearance Monday, when he is to face formal charges.
James Holmes is suspected of killing 12 people and wounding 58 during a Batman film...