| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Richard J. Elrod, the son of a West Side Democratic committeeman, was seriously injured during an altercation with a protester during a 1969 Days of Rage demonstration downtown but went on to four terms as Cook County sheriff and more than 25 years as a...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:53 AM
A Lincolnwood woman who was in critical condition after being rescued from Montrose Harbor has died, officials said.
Chicago Fire Department officials were called to Montrose Harbor at 5:48 p.m. Saturday, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:06 PM
A 21-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal crash that happened early Sunday morning on Interstate 94 near Touhy Avenue.
Shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, a 2001 Audi and a 2003 Chevrolet Tracker were southbound...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said.
Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Police are trying to piece together why a 19-year-old man was lying in the road before he was hit by at least two vehicles this morning in north suburban Lincolnwood.
The man later died at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston following the incident...
| Dec 10, 2013
After Irene Reitman's brother passes away, she cancels her trip to Las Vegas. But American Airlines won't refund her fare. Why not?
Q: My husband and I were recently scheduled to fly from Chicago to Las Vegas on American Airlines. Unfortunately, my...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:47 PM
A man who was jogging this morning in Lincolnwood died after being struck by a vehicle, authorities said.
The victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as 62-year-old Judd Horwitz, was jogging in the 7000 block of Lincoln Avenue...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:58 PM
A Lincolnwood man who is facing charges of illegally diverting gas and power to his pet food company was hit with more charges of trying to bribe a witness in the case, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Joel Sher, 56, allegedly offered $5,000 to a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Crystal Lake voters in March will decide whether they want the city to seek lower electric rates on their behalf. The city recently joined a …...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Northbrook residents will be asked in March whether a new company should deliver electricity to the community. The Village Board recently voted to place a …...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Officials in Glenview will soon look into whether the village should drop Commonwealth Edison as its electricity provider, a measure other suburban communities have considered …...