| Feb 24, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The Illinois Tollway agreed today to split the cost with Rosemont of a new $25 million exit ramp from the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) giving access to the village’s long-planned entertainment and retail district.
Tollway officials said the agreement...
| Jan 28, 2011
You know him as the 12-year-old who became a YouTube sensation when he sang Lady Gaga's song, 'Papparazi.'
Now, Greyson Chance has his own album and is in Chicago as part of his first U.S. tour! He'll be opening for Miranda Cosgrove from iCarly at the...
| 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,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:46 AM
A new northbound exit ramp from the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) at Balmoral Ave. opened this afternoon after seven months of construction.
The new ramp is I-PASS only, and the toll for passenger cars is 80 cents. Cash-paying tollway users can...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:27 PM
A hotel shuttle bus crashed on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Rosemont and Des Plaines tonight.
Troopers were called to the westbound lanes of I-90 near Lee Street at 6:25 p.m., according to an Illinois State Police
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A car that landed on the CTA Blue Line tracks that run in the middle of I-90 snarled traffic and train service this afternoon near O’Hare International Airport.
About 3:15 p.m., the car, apparently traveling on the Kennedy Expressway, went over a...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:03 PM
A South Side man and a 15-year-old boy are accused of stealing an iPhone from a man in the Edgewater neighborhood this week, and a second stolen phone also was recovered, police said today.
Michael P. Gray, 21, of the 3000 block of East 80th Street, was...
| May 29, 2011
| 4:04 AM
Two men were killed in a traffic crash in west suburban Maywood Saturday night, officials said.
Elias Cruz, 50, and Jose Mauras, 35, were involved in a crash near 9th Avenue and Main Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The 2012-13 UConn men's basketball schedule listing date, opponent, site, time and TV. Starting times and TV are to be announced for some games:
1 -- Americna International*, Gampel Pavilion, time TBA
4 -- UMass-Lowell*, XL Center, time TBA
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:56 PM
I guess it was inevitable that one day music fans would get nostalgic about radio rock of the 1990s. Everclear, Sugar Ray and Gin Blossoms are on the road together this summer.
I'd say that day has arrived.
The first Summerland Tour features those bands...
| Mar 10, 2010
Alena Kamin will never forget when her son, Jeremy, started stuttering. It was about five years ago, when he was 7.
"It's heartbreaking because you can't hide it," she said, "and first impressions can put people off."
The Buffalo Grove, Ill., resident...
| Jan 6, 2008
To win a slots license for his Mount Airy Casino Resort, Louis DeNaples hired some high-powered legal help to address long-standing allegations of ties to organized crime.
He turned to Peter Vaira, a former U.S. attorney in Philadelphia, to investigate...