| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Teachers in Lake Forest are scheduled to vote on their new contract Tuesday.
The teachers staged a week-long walkout last month before a tentative contract settlement sent them back to work; today, both the teachers and the school board are scheduled...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Three dogs were killed in an apartment fire in Naperville.
It happened Wednesday afternoon inside a two-story apartment complex.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke in an unoccupied apartment on the first floor.
They put out the fire within 10...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:53 AM
A stolen police squad car was involved in an deadly crash in East Saint Louis, IL.
Police say it started with a man who was arguing over a bus fare around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to escort the man off a Metro bus at 80th and State streets,...
| Oct 28, 2012
CHAMPAIGN — The weight of a losing season seems obvious to Illinois coach Tim Beckman.
"I've lost 22 pounds," he said. "You think I like losing? I haven't been around it. I hate it."
Saturday's 31-17 Homecoming loss to Indiana only added to the...
| Feb 17, 2013
When lawmakers raised taxes on Illinois residents and businesses, they also increased corporate income tax breaks for a select group of companies.
In 2011, businesses were eligible to claim about $161 million in tax credits — double from the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:37 AM
A rare event is set for the Chicago suburbs later this week when the Ryder Cup golf tournament comes to Medinah Country Club.
Some economic experts say the tournament could bring around $130 million in revenue to the area. That's about the same...
| Aug 11, 2011
Texas billionaire and philanthropist
Charles Wyly, 77, a Texas billionaire and philanthropist whose family donated millions of dollars to Republican causes and Dallas arts projects, died Sunday after a car accident in western Colorado,...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:24 PM
Jack Daniel McCullough, the Seattle man recently arrested on charges that he kidnapped and murdered a 7-year-old Sycamore, Ill. girl in 1957, was hospitalized Saturday for undisclosed reasons.
McCullough, 71, was scheduled to appear Saturday in a King...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd.
"It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Unwilling to fix leaky water mains in Crestwood, a south suburb known for its penny-pinching ways, village leaders secretly supplemented their supplies for more than two decades with a community well they knew was contaminated with cancer-causing...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 4:54 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA ) -- Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has expanded a recall of ground turkey after more batches tested positive for Salmonella.
Cargill issued a voluntary recall of over 185,000 pounds of ground turkey Sunday after a test sample at an...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:50 PM
A California fish processor has voluntarily recalled 58,828 pounds of a frozen raw yellowfin tuna product because of its association with a "multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly," according to a Food and Drug Administration announcement Friday...