| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Karen Black, who was Oscar-nommed for "Five Easy Pieces" and starred in films including "Nashville," and "Easy Rider," died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. She was 74.
Her husband Stephen Eckelberry announced her death on Facebook, saying "It...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:10 AM
A 6-year-old Round Lake girl died late Saturday from injuries incurred in an accident that afternoon in north suburban Round Lake Beach, officials said.
According to a release from the Round Lake Beach Police Department, the child was injured in a 2-car...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Advocate Medical Group, already under federal and state investigation after the theft of computers containing personal information on millions of people, is now facing a class-action lawsuit from patients who say the Downers Grove-based physician group...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:04 PM
A 72-year-old bicyclist died this morning after he was struck by a vehicle in a "minor accident" in north suburban Niles, officials said.
Stanley Lorkiewicz of the 7500 block of North Octavia Avenue was riding his bicycle in 7700 block of North...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:19 AM
An 84-year-old woman died Tuesday after she was hit by a car near her Glenview home, authorities said.
Ulla Sjoholm, 84, of the 2500 block of Golf Road in the north suburb, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 6:52 a.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
I approve of what Terry Cosgrove says, but I will fight to the death against the way he says it. Pardon my corruption of Voltaire’s famous saying. It’s inspired by a new round of political attacks from Personal PAC, the......
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals after a six-vehicle crash including a semi-truck happened on I-94 outside of Gurnee, police said.
All lanes were reopened by 2:45 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Grand Avenue after several lanes were shut down as...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 10:23 AM
A Park Ridge man was pronounced dead after he lost control of his motorcycle on the Kennedy Expressway overnight, officials said.
William R. May, 41, was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at 2:40 a.m., according got the Cook...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:29 PM
A Park Ridge man is suing the driver of a car after he was allegedly hit, thrown onto the hood of the car and tossed into the street in front of his suburban home.
Matthew Conrardy, of the 200 block of North Hamlin Avenue, filed a lawsuit Monday in the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:22 PM
When Brianna Hendrickson exceeded her monthly limit of 750 texts, her parents upped the maximum to 1,000. When she went over that, they threatened to throw her cellphone out the window.
But when Hendrickson won $50,000 in 2010 for being the nation’...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathlon. Hoping to get faster, he sometimes trained for 20 to 25 hours...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:10 AM
A 30-year-old man died in a collision between a motorcycle and a car in Palatine, authorities said.
Husham Hussain, of the 200 block of North Wilke Road in Palatine, was pronounced dead around 10:35 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital...