| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:48 AM
An eight-car pileup at the on-ramp leading to the I-290 resulted in one person being injured this morning, Illinois State Police officials said.
The accident happened at about 11:17 a.m. on the ramp leading to the outbound lanes of the Eisenhower...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:47 PM
Traffic has ground to a near halt on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway tonight after a car struck wall near Oak Park.
The one-vehicle wreck happened about 8:05 p.m. on the westbound Ike near Austin Boulevard, according to Illinois State Police...
| Jan 17, 2012
Ninety years ago in Oak Park, Ill., the beloved and famous Betty White was born. After following her family to Los Angeles, CA, White's career as an actress, comedienne and television personality started.
White might be best known as Sue Ann Nivens...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Oak Parkresidents, officials and members of the Illinois State Rifle Association from around the state met Tuesday night to weigh in on issues related to handgun safety, use and control in the village.
The meeting, conducted by the village’s...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:47 PM
An Oak Park man died after tumbling from the van his father was driving late this afternoon on the Dan Ryan expressway, according to authorities.
Timothy Kreiss, 55, was found in the express lanes near 45th Street about 4:30 p.m. and was taken to...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Meijer has again donated two tractors to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.
Meijer says among maintaining it's super-center chain, it's also committed to helping fight hunger.
This is the second year the retailer has donated reconditioned tractors...
| 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 10, 2012
| 12:16 PM
For 70-year-old south suburbanite K. Brown, cutbacks in the Illinois Cares Rx program, which helps pay pharmaceutical costs for those in need, have been devastating. Brown fell $50 a month over the earning threshold required to retain the benefits, and...
| Aug 6, 2011
Prices at the fuel pump putting a crimp into your getaway plans? Leave your gas guzzler in the garage and take a close-to-home minivacation by train and bike.
The McHenry County Prairie Trail passes within blocks of the downtown Metra station in...
| Feb 8, 2009
"We are both architects in a way. We both deal with structure, we are both artists, and we are both egomaniacs. I have worn a cape. There is where we end." With this, T.C. Boyle cocked one of his circumflex eyebrows and addressed a glass of Moscato that...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 5:57 PM
Garishly over- Santa Claus-ed yards, lit up like twinkling Klieg lights, invariably raise the question: What kind of Christmas nut inhabits that house?
For that matter, what does any holiday lawn decor -- be it simple, extravagant or light-free -- say...
| May 30, 2008
Call them a progressive punk band or perhaps an art-rock ensemble or maybe an avant-blues-jazz-funk-pop-opera-Broadway proposition of some sort. However you categorize them, the Fiery Furnaces' brother-sister duo of Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger, in...