| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Thunderstorms rolled into the Chicago area this evening, with more likely later tonight as a wind advisory for the area was cancelled.
At the National Weather Service office in Romeoville, forecasters recorded penny-sized hail about 6:16 p.m., while a...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:43 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois House panel investigating a Chicago lawmaker accused of bribery is holding off on hearings next week because of the potential for more activity in federal court.
The latest developments in the case of Rep. Derrick Smith, D-...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:54 PM
SPRINGFIELD---Supporters of pension reform were scrambling to line up votes today as the clock ticks down toward a midnight adjournment deadline.
Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan said he does not plan to vote for the proposal, and many of his...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:00 PM
A17-year-old student and football player at Glenbrook North High School has died, school officials announced.
William “Billy” Garrity, of Northbrook, was pronounced dead at 2:50 p.m. Thursday at his home, according to the Cook County...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 10:49 PM
A Northwest Side man has died following a crash on the Edens Expressway in Northbrook last night.
Ersin Rolando Aguirre was behind the wheel of a 1995 Chevrolet Prizm on the outbound I-94, also known as the Edens spur ramp, when he stopped the car...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago
Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes
Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:51 AM
A dab of toothpaste has long been a favorite home remedy for clearing up pimples. But could it also cause them?
Despite suspicions from some zit-stricken folks seeking answers on online advice forums, dermatologists say there's no reason to blame...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
| Jan 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Campus sex assaults
A 14-month examination into the handling of sexual assault cases on Midwestern campuses prompted two federal investigations and sweeping changes to how universities and prosecutors respond to reports.
In November, the U.S. Department...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Police in suburban Northbrook responded to what they initially thought could have been a barricade situation only to discover a man inside his home took his own life.
It turned out to be a domestic situation at the home in the 2400-block of Partridge...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:24 AM
From February 12th through March 25th the US Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering boating classes for both experienced and new boaters. Learn lots of skills you don't know or learn some that have changed in recent years.
50 people died on the Great Lakes...
| Nov 28, 2006
NEWARK, CALIF. — Hemant Shah is in the business of creating catastrophes.
The computers at Shah's Silicon Valley company, Risk Management Solutions Inc., contain mathematical models of every U.S. disaster from the 1812 earthquake that toppled...