| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:39 PM
A loophole in state and federal laws has made it easy for some attorneys to take advantage of Illinois residents struggling to keep their homes.
Attorneys are among the few professionals who can legally charge upfront fees to help homeowners modify their...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 5:11 PM
A 45-year-old apparently homeless man was pronounced dead today, a day after being struck by a motor vehicle in Berwyn, officials said.
David Jipson was pronounced dead at Loyola University Hospital in Maywood at 11:01 a.m. today, a Cook County medical...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 3:01 PM
A Northwest Side woman was charged early today with aggravated battery of a 15-month-old girl after the girl's parents used a hidden camera to catch her choking and shaking the toddler, police said.
Andrea del Pilar Aguilar, 31, of the 2600 block of...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:31 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Excitement and enthusiasm filled the air in the packed Beef Palace Auction Arena for the Mile High Night Hereford Sale Jan. 14 at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver.
When Eddie Sims, National Cattle Services Inc.,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Julia (O’Hara) Smith, 88, Quecreek, died Aug. 28, 2011, at her home with her children by her side. Born Dec. 10, 1922, in Nemacolin. Daughter of Michael and Martha (Borsos) O’Hara. Preceded in death by parents, husband of 41 years, Martin...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Two young men were found shot dead on the street in separate, drug-related shootings on the city's South Side, police said today.
The first shooting happened at about 6:18 a.m. Monday in an alley in the 10100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in the...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A man who was found shot to death this afternoon in a vacant building in the city's Austin neighborhood suffered multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.
Police were called about noon and told that someone had been shot and was in a building located in...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A Berwyn mother is free on $10,000 bail after her arrest on charges she raised her children in a filthy home filled with diseased animals and without working plumbing, authorities said Tuesday.
Lydia Price, 49, is scheduled to appear Wednesday in a...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Cook County prosecutors will seek a higher bail for a Berwyn woman who was charged with a series of crimes after her 14-year-old son died last week and his siblings were found living in squalor in a house that was overrun with about 200 animals, many of...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Temple City, Calif.: DeLoise Laureto (Schley), 89, died in Temple City, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.
She is survived by a son, Anthony Laureto of Berwyn, Ill.; two sisters, Florence of Minneapolis and Audrey of Alhambra, Calif.; two brothers,...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:11 AM
After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...