| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:45 PM
For the Illinois delegates the first day of the GOP convention started with a splash and ended with applause inside the Tampa Convention Center. There, Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination, a great way for the GOP to finally kick off their...
| 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 4, 2012
| 6:17 PM
A freight train hauling coal derailed on Union Pacific tracks near Willow Road and Shermer Avenue this afternoon by the Northbrook-Glenview border.
Witnesses said the bridge overpass over Shermer Avenue collapsed in the accident.
Union Pacific Spokesman...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 5:40 PM
America's traditional 180-day school year is more myth than reality in Illinois, as a jumble of state laws, rules and waivers allow districts to chip away instruction time, shorten school hours and cut the number of days students come to school.
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:34 PM
On Friday, hordes of people lined up outside shoe stores across the country for the release of Nike's retro Air Jordans, with fights breaking out and at least one incident where cops pepper sprayed unruly shoppers....
| Dec 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
OK, all you slackers out there who haven't made lists or checked them twice, Amazon.com has a holiday gift for you: The online retailer has extended the deadline for free shipping. Amazon will guarantee Dec. 24 delivery for orders placed......
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn today announced appointments to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, a day after Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle blamed the Oak Forest Hospital mess on vacancies on the panel.
Quinn appointed Richard...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Armenian Fest 2012 Armenian food, desserts, beer and wine available for purchase. Music, dancing, activities for kids, games, raffles (Grand Prize $1,000 cash, runner-up prizes include Cubs box seats and 50 inch flat screen TV). Armenian Bazaar...
| Mar 14, 2012
PIX11 viewers have already gotten a glimpse of Sam Witwer when he starred for a season on "Smallville." However, new audiences are discovering this up-and-coming talent from his SyFy show "Being Human." Each week he steams up the small screen playing...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Glenview's Nora Lucas, featured in a Tribune story last week, was the top Illinois finisher at the Big Ten women's golf championships, which ended Sunday in French Lick, Ind.
Lucas, who was tied for the lead after the first round, finished ninth with a...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A Prospect Heights man was killed this morning after he lost control of his motorcycle on I-294 near Glenview, officials said.
Christian Borowski, 28, of the 1200 block of Colbe Drive was pronounced dead at 6:15 a.m., according to the Cook County medical...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
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The Roof Top Hop
Michael Sheahan is a retired NYPD detective, who is also an accomplished singer, songwriter, and musician. His love of celebrating all the holidays with his wife and three boys inspired...