| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:01 AM
After a crash totaled Erica Johnson’s car, she decided owning a car in Chicago was no longer worth the hassle.
Johnson, 26, of Norwood Park, used to drive to her job, but now she bikes 4 miles to work in Mayfair or takes a CTA bus when the weather...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It may not be hot enough this weekend to jump into a pool to cool off, but just in case a heatwave strikes, you'll be able to dip your toes into any outdoor public pool beginning Friday.
The Chicago Park District's 49 outdoor pools will open on June...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Former WGN radio reporter Larry Schreiner, a legendary crime reporter who covered the John Wayne Gacy serial killings, the Palatine murders and the death of Mayor Harold Washington, passed away Thursday night of cardiac arrest, according to his son Mark...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:01 PM
No injuries were reported in a house fire that caused an estimated $100,000 in damages Thursday afternoon in Park Ridge, authorities said.
Park Ridge firefighters responded about 5:30 p.m. to reports of smoke and flames coming from the roof of a two-...
| May 5, 2014
Pressure is growing on the city of Chicago to jettison its resistance to finding ways to reduce noise levels in residential areas caused by planes serving O'Hare International Airport.
Two Chicago aldermen who have been put in a virtual holding...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:01 AM
A 53-year-old woman died in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway overnight, according to authorities.
Diane Adreani, 53, was pronounced dead about 12:15 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. She lived in the 7600 block of West Ardmore Avenue in...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WE ASKED YOU: How do you deal with procrastination at work?
You start each day with the best intentions but as the day drags on, you find that you haven't accomplished half of what you need to do. What now? We wanted to know how you dealt with...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Charges are pending against a person believed to have been driving when a 50-year-old pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle which fled the Northwest Side scene Saturday evening, officials said.
The woman was struck about 7 p.m....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:06 AM
Police have charged a 34-year-old man with driving under the influence and fleeing the scene after the car he was driving struck a 50-year-old woman in the Norwood Park East neighborhood Saturday.
Ciprian Tanase, of the 5200 block of West Foster Avenue,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:42 AM
A 25-year-old man was seriously injured this morning in a fire that broke out at a motel in the Norwood Park East neighborhood on the city's Northwest Side.
Shortly before 10 a.m., firefighters were called to the scene at 6145 N. Elston Ave., the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Two men who died in a rollover crash in the Norwood Park East neighborhood overnight have been identified.
Authorities this afternoon identified the dead as 39-year-old Refugio Gomez, of Lyons, and 28-year-old Dionte Coleman, of the 1800 block of...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
An 85-year-old Chicago man died one day after being hit by a car while walking through a parking lot in Park Ridge, police said.
George J. Gessner was pronounced dead about 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 23, according to Park Ridge police. He had been walking through...