| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Former Chicago police Sgt. Eddie Hicks vanished eight years ago on the eve of his high-profile corruption trial.
Federal authorities had charged him with running a crew of rogue cops who robbed drug dealers, pocketed the illicit cash and sold the...
| Nov 6, 2011
A patient at Harrisburg Medical Center complained to the state that a bacterial infection spreading through the hospital had already killed one person and that nurses and doctors did not wear protective gowns and gloves.
How did Illinois officials...
| Sep 5, 2012
We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
| Oct 18, 2010
| 9:13 PM
Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Last Name, First Name | City, State | Media
Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry
Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography
Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic
Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood
Benson, Jeffrey L. | Orland Park, IL |...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:57 PM
An Elgin man involved in an Aug. 4 crash in Streamwood that killed a 66-year-old woman was charged in Cook County Circuit Court today with causing a fatal accident while under the influence of drugs.
Bond for Rafael Gonzalez, 37, of the 400 block of...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 5:19 PM
Lauren Wicinski made a lot of waves as a freshman at Northern Illinois last season. The Geneva grad Freshman of the Year, Player of the Year and 1st team All-MAC honors while etching her name in the record books during her rookie season.
| Feb 25, 2011
| 4:51 PM
A third defendant was sentenced to 25 years in prison today in a Schaumburg home invasion in which a handgun was fired at a police officer.
Lorenzo Vaughen, 33, of the 6600 block of South Justin Street in Chicago, pleaded guilty in Cook County’s...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 5:32 PM
The brother of a man who was hit repeatedly by a Streamwood police officer testified at the officer’s trial Wednesday that his brother never struck back or resisted the policeman’s commands.
Stacey Bell told a packed courtroom in Cook County&...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 10:29 AM
The trial of former Streamwood police officer James Mandarino, which was due to resume today in the Rolling Meadows branch of Cook County Circuit Court, has been delayed because of a death in the family of the one of the defense attorneys.
| Mar 22, 2011
| 10:48 AM
The fate of a former Streamwood police officer accused of beating a motorist is now in the hands of a Cook County judge.
Both sides completed closing arguments today in the trial of James Mandarino, who was fired by the Streamwood Police Department...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 7:38 PM
In the end, it was the camera in a former Streamwood officer’s own squad car that sealed his conviction for beating an unarmed motorist at a traffic stop.
James Mandarino, described in court as an exemplary officer during his 15 years with the...