| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A 61-year-old man who allegedly told police he has been ordering marijuana by mail from California for the past year has been charged after police intercepted a package containing more than a pound of the substance, authorities said today.
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
A man accused of choking and beating a woman this week in the northwest suburbs told her that he would "kill her or bury her alive" after she told him she wanted to end their relationship, prosecutors said in court today.
Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mt....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man accused of severely beating a woman this week in unincorporated Cook County near Palatine.
An arrest warrant was issued today for Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mount Prospect, according to a...
| Dec 8, 2012
Reinhold Weege, who created the popular Emmy-winning sitcom "Night Court" about an often-anarchic, after-hours New York courtroom and its cast of memorably loony characters, has died. He was 62.
Weege, who also wrote and co-produced the television...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:24 PM
An “American Idol” winner is coming to Musikfest Café, it was just announced by ArtsQuest, the organization that runs the venue. Lee DeWyze, who won the ninth season of “American Idol” in 2010, will play the venue at 7:30 p.m.........
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A North Lawndale man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he was busted with more than 1.5 pounds of heroin Saturday that was valued at about $71,000.
Lajuan M. Jackson, 19, of the 900 block of South Independence Boulevard, faces a...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:14 PM
One of three workers burned in a chemical flash fire earlier this month in unincorporated Willowbrook died Sunday, authorities said.
Luis Macias, 29, of the 1400 block of Busse Road in Mount Prospect, was pronounced dead at 1:55 p.m. Sunday at Loyola...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A man described as armed and dangerous who is accused of severely beating a woman this week in unincorporated Cook County near Palatine was taken into custody without incident and charged this morning, authorities said.
Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, was...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:38 PM
McHenry County Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was selected today to preside over the politically charged involuntary manslaughter trial of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's nephew.
Michael Sullivan, chief judge of McHenry County Circuit Court, was...
| Jan 2, 2013
Chicago artist Curtis Bewley is the increasingly common face of HIV. At 58, he's lived with the virus for 15 years.
Despite being on his fifth treatment regimen, he enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle, working as an advocate for other folks with HIV,...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:14 PM
A 69-year-old woman died in a small fire in her Mount Prospect apartment this morning, officials said.
The woman was declared dead on the scene after the fire, which began about 5:40 a.m. in a 12-unit apartment building in the 2300 block of South...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mount Prospect police today asked for help from any witnesses to an accident that killed a 64-year-old woman this weekend.
Zofia Wilhem, 64, who police said lived in Des Plaines, but who also had recently lived in the 8100 block of Grace Avenue in Niles,...