| Jan 14, 2012
| 3:34 PM
One of two women who died Friday after collapsing while shoveling snow died in part from cold exposure, the Cook County medical examiner’s office found today.
Both Florence Erickson, 77, of Des Plaines, and Joan Lilek, 64, of Oak Lawn, died at...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
A Schaumburg motorist was killed early this morning during a wreck on I-294 tollway near Des Plaines.
At 3:50 a.m. David Adams was southbound on I-294 near Golf Road when he lost control of the 1997 red Ford Mustang he was driving and swerved to the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:42 PM
A Wood Dale motorist who lost control of the vehicle she was driving and crashed in northwest suburban Des Plaines died today, authorities said.
The woman, identified at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Gabriele Barnes, was behind...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:36 PM
A man was hit by a Pace bus and killed early this afternoon near the border of Oak Park and Forest Park in the western suburbs, authorities said.
The man, identified as Edward Taube of Forest Park, was hit near Madison Street and Harlem Avenue by a No....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:22 AM
A man who may have suffed a heart attack or other sudden medical emergency died after his car hit a light pole in the Portage Park neighborhood early today, authorities said.
Kadyr Aliyev, 60, of the 6500 block of North Sacramento Avenue, was driving...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:01 AM
A 25-year-old Des Plaines man was shot and killed in a gang fight Friday night in the northwest suburban city, police said.
Eliseo Mercado, 25, of the 200 block of Pine Street, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Cook County medical...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 11:44 AM
The Main Township High School North Class with hold their 35 Year reunion on Friday, September 2, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 12:30 PM at Casa Royale Banquets, 783 Lee St./Mannheim Rd Des Plaines, IL 60016. The event will include a four-Course Dinner, Open Bar,...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:58 AM
By Jim Gorzelany
Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
Ten people were...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:27 PM
A hotel shuttle bus crashed on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Rosemont and Des Plaines tonight.
Troopers were called to the westbound lanes of I-90 near Lee Street at 6:25 p.m., according to an Illinois State Police
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
A Des Plaines teenager, who was found lying on the tollway this morning, died of multiple injuries from a vehicle striking a pedestrian and his death was ruled a suicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Scott Wolf, 17, of...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:11 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Here's a blast from the past: a local school bus from the 1950s is making an appearance in a commercial across the pond.
Springfield resident Jim Lee admits he wasn't too excited at first about putting the bus on a trailer and...