| Aug 20, 2010
Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland.
1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:54 PM
A body pulled out of a retention pond in Palos Heights Tuesday morning lived on the same block as the pond, officials said.
The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the deceased as Patrick Altman, 36, of the 6100 block of Princeton, officials...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A traffic crash killed a 17-year-old girl and injured another in southwest suburban Orland Park late Friday, officials said.
Julie Gorczynski, 17, of the 7900 block of Frankfort Square Drive in Frankfort, was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m. at Palos...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A 29-year-old Grand Rapids police officer died Saturday night after suffering a heart attack while jogging.
Officer Andrew Rusticus suffered a heart attack while jogging near his residence in Dorr while training for an upcoming physical agility test...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
St. Patrick's Day Events
Go to www.kidwinks.com to find St. Patrick's Day events and activities and tons of family friendly events and activities for kids throughout the Chicago area. Follow us on facebook for daily links to free events and...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Three Chicago teens have been charged with burglary in Crestwood after police from eight suburban departments and Cook County pursued them Friday afternoon.
Someone called police about a home burglary in the 5000 block of West 137th Street in Crestwood...
| May 28, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The Palos Heights co-founder of the Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run and one of the founders of a memorial wall dedicated to military personnel killed in the Middle East conflicts died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle accident in Grundy County, officials...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:32 AM
A developer is setting his commercial sights on the last piece of sizeable vacant land in Palos Heights, citing the area demographics and high traffic count as a good fit for retail and office use.
The 6.9-acre parcel on the northeast corner of...
| 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....
| Jul 19, 2009
Summer is about to reach its zenith. While you've been out firing up the grill, perhaps you've been admiring your private oasis.
Or maybe not so much.
No matter what state your landscape is in, summer offers an opportune time to cast a critical eye...
| May 20, 2009
(WGN-AM)- One person died and three people were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries following a three-vehicle crash on Illinois Highway 83 near Palos Park, a fire official said.
The crash, which happened about 8:20 a.m. about a half-mile west...