| Sep 18, 2013
The steady rainfall did little to damper the spirits of the contestants that participated in this year's Canine2 Iron Dog competition in Oak Forest on Sunday..
A multitude of breeds, from golden retrievers to small mixed-breed and rescue pups,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Cook County authorities are asking the public's help in locating those responsible for setting fire on Monday night to 46 golf carts at the Chick Evans golf course in Morton Grove.
Authorities said the blaze was reported around 8:55 p.m. on the...
| Jul 31, 2013
When you go on vacation, do you ever rent bikes and enjoy rides on quiet rural roads?
Do you ever wish there were some quiet rural roads closer to home so you wouldn't have to wait for vacation?
Say hello to the Barrington Hills and South Barrington...
| Sep 5, 2013
Carol Kala of Berwyn can give a garden tour of her own back yard, describing the varieties of plants and flowers, the methods she used for sowing and cultivating them, and the history behind many of them. Her grandfather, a Czech immigrant, bought the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:33 AM
River Forest officials are working with the Cook County Forest Preserve to get a red-light camera at the corner of Harlem Avenue and Lake Street up and running.
The camera, which will be the village's second, will monitor vehicles driving south on...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:37 AM
In a case of only-in-Chicago political timing, the White House announced Monday it would honor Ald. Joe Moore as a “pioneer for political reform,” the same day the veteran City Council member revealed he has spoken to FBI agents about...
| Jun 28, 2013
With so much crime in the Chicago area, from murderous gangbangers to those thug mobs and everything in between, it's nice to know that law enforcement finally cracked down on Public Enemy No. 1:
He's John Taris, 75, retired tailor and notorious...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The projected costs for improvements to the Winnetka Avenue pump station have grown significantly, according to officials.
As part of Winnetka's $41 million stormwater program, the improvements to the pump station were originally estimated at about...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Police continued their search today for a 58-year-old Oak Lawn man last seen Saturday heading to a Cook County forest preserve for a routine work-out.
Family members told Oak Lawn Police Algimantas Bauza left home at 7 a.m., driving to the Country...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Better lighting, a turn lane and a walk sign that counts down the time pedestrians have to cross safely are among the improvements under consideration for First Avenue at Forest Avenue/Ridgewood Road in Riverside.
That section of First Avenue, a state...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Sun-Times reports that, starting Saturday, visitors to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe will be asked to pay $5 extra to park if they're not residents of Cook County -- so $25 for a passenger car instead of the......
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:16 AM
The body of a missing Crestwood man was found in his car yesterday in Arrowhead Lake in Palos Heights, authorities said.
The body was found this afternoon as a Honda Civic bearing the license plates of the missing man's car was pulled from the lake...