| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:57 AM
A $650,000 grant will pave the way for a new health center in Evanston that will target low-income patients, officials said today.
TheU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesgrant will allow the city to create a “federally qualified health...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Illinois has a new acting United States Attorney.
Gary S. Shapiro will become Acting United States Attorney on July 1, 2012, after Patrick J. Fitzgerald steps down.
Shapiro will then take over as the top federal law enforcement official in the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Was it your parents' or grandparents' house that was the hub for family gatherings, celebrations and parties? That does not have to end after they have moved to a senior community. Even though the old house has been sold, senior communities are happy to...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:08 PM
A 15-year-old boy from Skokie was found dead on the sidewalk after being shot in the body "several" times in the Rogers Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The victim was found on the ground in the 1800 block of Juneway Terrace about 10:45 p.m.,...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Chicago police have launched a homicide investigation after a 27-year-old man who was shot in October was pronounced dead Monday evening, officials said today.
Laurel Brown of the 6100 block of North Sheridan Road was pronounced dead at 10:35 p.m. at...
| 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....
| Jul 14, 2012
A 29-year-old man who was working at the Obama campaign headquarters in Chicago collapsed and died late Friday morning, campaign officials said.
Alexander Okrent, of the 300 block of Dewey Avenue in Evanston, was pronounced dead at 11:45 a.m. at...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax: These three titans are part of something called the “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival,” which includes eight metal bands. The headliner is Slipknot, but Slayer (even with guitarist Jeff Hanneman sidelined,...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: What do you think about the ruling against Lennox the dog in Belfast? -- S.C., Atlanta, GA
A: This may sound melodramatic, but I cried when I read your note. Lennox, a mixed-breed dog, was confiscated about two years ago because officials thought he...