| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:03 PM
An 87-year-old man and his 91-year-old wife died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on northbound I-355 in Will County near Bolingbrook, authorities said.
About 3 p.m. near milepost 13.5, a silver Toyota Tundra pickup truck struck the driver's...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
A state board on Tuesday unanimously approved Illinois' first free-standing birthing center, a homelike facility that allows healthy pregnant women to labor and deliver with minimal medical intervention.
The two-room birth center at the nonprofit PCC...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
An Austin man was denied bail today in the murder of a Berwyn man early Thursday in what prosecutors said today was a dispute over whether the victim would give someone drugs.
Martin Garcia, 20, of the 5800 block of West Roosevelt Road, faces a first-...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Two Chicago-area men face a variety of charges for trying to sell an undercover cop more than $37,000 worth of cocaine on Saturday.
Pedro Ascensio, 52, of Berwyn, and Eduardo Mojica, 37, of Cicero, attempted to sell 269 grams of cocaine, more than...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A Berwyn man died from carbon monoxide poisoning after a fire broke out in his home Wednesday night in the western suburb, authorities say.
The Berwyn Fire Department received a call at 7:30 p.m. for a fire in the 2400 block of Euclid Avenue. James...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:13 PM
A west suburban doctor was sentenced to 13 years in prison today for sexually assaulting a patient in 2005 during an examination in his Berwyn office.
Ricardo Arze, 59, of Berwyn, a family practice physician, was convicted by a jury in May 2012 for...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Four gang members have been charged with beating a Cicero man to death after one accused him of breaking a bottle on the floor at a party they were all attending, authorities said.
Peter Ocampo, 28, of the 3500 block of South 57th Court in the west...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:41 PM
A pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle in Cicero died Friday night, authorities said.
The victim, a male of an unknown age, was a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle in the 3400 block of South Cicero Avenue in Cicero, according to the Cook County...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
When a Chicago woman was found wandering drunk along a highway entrance ramp near Lyons last month, she told police nothing about a one-vehicle SUV crash several hours before that had killed two other women, authorities said today.
Now Lisa Elner, 44,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Anna Fermin: The singer-songwriter has blended country, rock and folk influences on her past recordings with Trigger Gospel. Now a pair of new solo EPs, “Someday Afternoon” and “The Contender,” swing her in more of a pop direction....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Tinariwen: With their hypnotic rhythms and weaving guitars touching on influences both familiar and exotic, this nomadic band is a hardened road crew -- their first gigs were in the Saharan desert. Tapes of their music circulated throughout Africa...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Chris and Heather’s 2012 Country Calendar Show: Artist Heather McAdams’ annual calendar of country stars is brought to life with performances by Scott Ligon and Kelly Hogan (as George Jones and Tammy Wynette), the Possum Hollow Boys (Lonzo and...