| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday labeled his Republican opponent Bruce Rauner a “saboteur” who worked to block overhauls of state and city government worker pension systems but failed to present his own solutions.
The Democratic governor’...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A man who followed a woman out of a nightclub, crashed into her car and sexually assaulted her tearfully begged her forgiveness as he was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison.
Mario Moore, 34, whose address in court records is listed in Streamwood,...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Six students were arrested following a fight at Streamwood High School that drew help to the northwest suburb from five police departments.
Police were called to the high school, 701 W. Schaumburg Road, about 11:15 p.m. because of the fight among a...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The police chief in Streamwood has been selected for the same job in St. Charles.
James Keegan has served as chief in Streamwood since 2011 and has been with the department for almost 22 years. His appointment, which was recommened by St. Charles City...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Bolingbrook received a dubious distinction of sorts this month, as the real estate blog Movoto.com named it one of the 10 most boring places in Illinois.
"Bolingbrook is pretty peaceful," the blog notes, "but peaceful just means boring on this list."...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:55 PM
A Streamwood man was killed in a motor vehicle crash in Oak Lawn early Friday, officials said.
Steven Czarnik, 36, of the 700 block of Russet Lane, was pronounced dead early Friday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Oak Lawn police...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:39 PM
A Streamwood High School student was charged as a juvenile after police found a handgun near the campus of the northwest suburban school, police said today in a press release.
A handgun was recovered Friday in a residential area just off school...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Jan 23, 2013
A U.S. Department of Justice probe into patient care at a suburban psychiatric hospital is expanding to three other prominent Illinois facilities owned by Universal Health Services Inc., the nation's largest operator of behavioral health hospitals and...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:42 PM
A 24-year-old man died of an apparent stabbing while working overnight as a clerk in a Streamwood gas station, and police have released surveillance images of the suspected killer.
At 4:36 a.m. Saturday, Streamwood police were called to the Thornton's...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:12 PM
A 30-year-old Streamwood man died after being rescued from the water near Montrose Harbor this afternoon and was taken in critical condition to a local hospital, authorities said.
Najam Naimi, of the 600 block of Maple Drive, in Streamwood, was declared...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
When Sgt. Jason Hoster deployed to Kuwait last year, the $500 checks supported his father while he underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer. During an earlier tour in Afghanistan, the cash helped his mother cover expenses.
Those grants came from the...