| Sep 13, 2012
Morton Grove resident Tom Maddex breathed a little easier this week after learning that a garbage disposal company has scrapped tentative plans to open a waste transfer station in the village after neighbors began grumbling.
"It does appear to be good...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Chicago police chased down and arrested a gunman who shot and critically wounded another man on the city's West Side, authorities said.
The shooting was one of at least four late night shootings occurring across the city.
Officers saw the unidentified...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:25 PM
A Mexican drug ring in 2011 picked the wrong person to help run their heroin sales in the Chicago area, federal officials said today -- a confidential source who already had been working with the government since 2010.
On Thursday the U.S. Attorney's...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:59 PM
An Evanston rare coin dealer who was allegedly recorded buying thousands of dollars in stolen coins, jewelry, watches and other valuables from undercover police posing as burglars has been charged with multiple felonies, authorities said today....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The number of reported cases of humans with West Nile Virus in Illinois increased over the past week from two to six, and all instances were found in Cook County, officials said today.
The Illinois Department of Public Health updates its records of human...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Cook County commissioners on Tuesday adopted a watered-down plan for government offices to work on streamlining the property tax process after Board President Toni Preckwinkle said a proposal to create a single county tax administrator would violate state...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:31 PM
CHICAGO, Ill. -- A man died after climbing onto an elevated train track to urinate and was electrocuted by the third rail.
The Cook County medical examiner ruled 27-year-old Zachary McKee died of accidental electrocution.
The Indiana man was at the...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Setting a timeline for the CTA’s No. 1 improvement project – the multibillion-dollar replacement of the Red Line – hinges on negotiations that will begin next week in Congress over a new transportation funding bill, CTA president Forrest...
| Feb 22, 2009
The Rev. Timothy B. Thomas
Position: Rector of St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, Pompano Beach
Other job experience: Former associate rector, Trinity Church, New Orleans; associate rector, St. Francis Episcopal Church, Potomac, Md.; assistant rector,...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 1:08 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Carlos Bernard was born in Evanston, Ill., on this date in 1962. This birthday guy is better known to TV fans as Tony Almeida from the hit series "24." He appeared regularly on the series "Scoundrels" and spent the 1999 television...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 3:26 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Zach Gilford was born in Evanston, Ill., on this date in 1982. This birthday guy has starred as Matt Saracen on "Friday Night Lights" since 2006 and he also starred in the short-lived 2011 series "Off the Map." Gilford has also guest-...
| Mar 19, 2009
| 3:26 PM