| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:04 PM
AWaukegan toddler was gravely injured when his mother’s boyfriend struck him repeatedly in the torso, authorities said today in the man's bail hearing.
The 3-year-old boy later died while being treated at a Chicago hospital, according to the Cook...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Halloween Family Fun in Chicago
Taltree Haunted Railway Garden
The Taltree Railway Garden covering nearly an acre, is an outdoor garden-scale model railway garden that engages visitors of all ages in an environment where they can explore,...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life.
On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:14 PM
A 20-year-old man faces felony DUI charges following a West Rogers Park traffic crash this weekend that killed a 17-year-old Iraqi refugee.
Chicago police said Sunday night that Francisco Campos was behind the wheel of the 2003 Ford Explorer sport...
| May 22, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Two people were killed and four more seriously injured when two vehicles crashed into a PLS Check Cashiers store in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning.
The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:53 PM
The deaths of two members of a late-night cleaning crew killed in a crash as they drove home have been ruled homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800 block West...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:03 AM
A Naperville man attempting to help a family of ducklings safely cross Interstate Highway 294 was killed Monday when he was struck by a limousine, state police said.
Edward Gardner was traveling north when he pulled over near Schiller Park about 9:30 a....
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:27 PM
A Northbrook man charged last week with stealing more than $10,000 from the Wilmette Park District wants a speedy trial to clear his name, his lawyer told a judge today.
“We do look forward to our day on court,” said Park Ridge attorney Frank...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:50 PM
A lifelong passion -- broken away in an instant. With a tiny camera and 10 screws, an innovative surgeon used medicine to bring back the music.
From the time she was a little girl, Donna Milanovich Srajer had music running through her body. But a fall on...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 8:54 AM
One of the recent Chicago Tribune Frugalista columns listed four ways to save on cell phone service. The online version of the column didn't end up including information from Illinois' Citizen's Utility Board, so I wanted to point out some of their...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:58 AM
An Alsip man was killed when he rear-ended a school bus on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in northwest suburban Rosemont on Saturday afternoon, state police said.
The man, identified as David Ramirez, 30, of the 3600 block of West Benck Drive in Alsip,...