| 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......
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A 25-year-old Chicago woman died and her 24-year-old passenger hospitalized after the car she was driving crashed on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the Northwest Side.
Agnieszka Firosz, of the 5600 block of West Cullom Avenue, was pronounced...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning.
The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:59 AM
SPRINGFIELD — The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing “gun-related tragedies” and the state’s debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:50 AM
A Hammond man died Saturday from injuries he suffered in a fire at his northwest Indiana home.
The man was identified as Roy Krieger, 85, of the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue, according to a spokesman from the Cook County medical examiner's office....
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Three men have been charged in federal court today with committing separate bank robberies, including an Hoffman Estates man who is believed to be responsible for at least four bank heists himself,
Kenneth White, 34, of the 700 block of West Bode Circle...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:31 AM
If nothing else, Northwestern’s 2013 signees are punctual.
The school locked in its 19th and final member of the ’13 class at 9:42 a.m., when Californian Brett Walsh faxed in his letter of intent.
Offensive lineman Sam Coverdale was NU&...
| Feb 24, 2012
During the Depression, a Chicago man named Steve Kordek got a job as a solderer at Genco Pinball Co. and worked his way up from the production line to the engineering department. When the company's head designer fell ill, Kordek was told to fill in and...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:49 PM
SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers today voted to give themselves 12 unpaid days off during the next year and rejected 1.1 percent cost-of-living increases.
The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Dan Kotowski, D-Park Ridge, effectively would leave lawmakers'...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A commenter noted that the public school teacher / administrator salary database is a nice companion to Chicago's nifty new salary database of all current city employees. I'm a city resident, and I'm more than OK with the recently announced......
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:30 AM
New Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard says his salary will remain at $250,000 as approved by the outgoing school board as a temporary measure last month.
That salary was part of a short-term contract to run through June 30. The incoming board has...