| Sep 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
A 38-year-old Orland Park motorist is scheduled to appear in Cook County court Oct. 26 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol after allegedly mistaking part of her field sobriety test for a fashion show....(The suspect) pleaded......
| Oct 6, 2010
| 3:20 AM
A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Sparks flew as hundreds turned out tonight at the first four public hearings on the Illinois Tollway’s plan to nearly double tolls.
But the testiest exchanges weren’t among members of the audience. They erupted between a member of the...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Every day we see young men -- and sometimes young women -- wearing their pants so low that one wonders how they can walk and why they aren't embarrassed about showing their underwear.
South suburban Lynwood Mayor Eugene Williams says, "It's ugly and...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Orland Park Police is asking the public for help in identifying a female suspect who shot a 67-year-old woman in an attempted armed robbery Friday night outside of the Orland Square Mall.
The department on Monday released video obtained from mall...
| May 10, 2011
| 8:24 PM
A woman was killed and two children severely injured in Channahon this afternoon when their SUV collided with a semitrailer, police said.
The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Eames Street and Bell Road, police said....
| Jan 13, 2011
| 8:44 PM
A girl raped by three teenagers and a 22-year-old pleaded that she was only 14 years old during an attack her assailants recorded on a cell phone camera, prosecutors said during a bond hearing today for one of the suspects.
Vicente Hernandez, 22, of...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
One of the Chicago-area's best-known harness drivers was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility today on a domestic battery charge, according Will County records.
Michael J. Oosting, who has 4,400 career victories and $27.8 million in...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:05 PM
A Department of Children and Family Services source confirmed this afternoon the state agency is investigating a Crete-Monee High School coach accused of sexual impropriety with a male student.
The source termed the investigation as “related to...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:26 AM
The interim director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency drew applause from residents in far south suburban Sauk Village Wednesday evening as he explained why his agency was immediately placing temporary filtering equipment on the two...
| Jul 8, 2012
A majority of callers to Illinois' child abuse hotline — a front line in protecting battered and neglected children — don't initially get through to someone who could dispatch an investigator, the Tribune found.
Instead, the Illinois...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A 25-year Orland Park resident with more than 20 years of experience on the U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Staff has been appointed to represent the 37th District of the Illinois House for the remainder of the term vacated by Kevin McCarthy, D-...