| Jan 21, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Saying he is alarmed by the rate of attempted child abductions in the Chicago area -- as well as by the perceptions that the cases are handled less vigorously when they involve black and Latino youth -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., tomorrow will...
| May 11, 2011
| 12:59 PM
In Kristen Merrell's third grade class, it's usually all about pushing her students and herself to do more.
"You're really only as good as the people you surround yourself with and I'm surrounded by awesome teachers in this district," said Merrell....
| May 28, 2011
| 3:31 PM
An 85-year-old southwest suburban woman died more than a month after a traffic crash that killed another 85-year-old woman, officials said today.
The woman, Genevieve Kaput of the 7300 block of West 57th Place in Summit, was pronounced dead Friday...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:57 AM
A 35-year-woman was killed after the car she was driving went into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with another vehicle in south suburban Matteson, officials said today.
Christine Brown, 35, of the 17000 block of Anthony Avenue in Hazel Crest, was...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:08 AM
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will host the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention Thursday.
"For a long time bullying was treated as an unavoidable part of growing up but more and more we're seeing how...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
From Lou Malnati’s pizza to Eli’s Cheesecake, Chicago and Illinois leaders pulled out the Windy City’s favorite treats in Belgium to get NATO officials excited for their upcoming summit at McCormick Place.
US Ambassador to NATO Ivo...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Offering an historical footnote Saturday to one of the most memorable lines of the Cold War, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev confessed Saturday that he was underwhelmed when President Ronald Reagan demanded in 1987 that he “..tear...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 10:15 AM
The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin engineering studies for a major reconstruction of the Circle Interchange where the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower expressways converge, along with Congress Parkway, state Transportation Secretary...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Chicago will host the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates this spring.
The summit, the first to be held in North America, will at the University of Illinois at Chicago April 23-25.
The event is expected...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Bond was set at $500,000 today for a West Side man accused in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man during a drug-related robbery last week.
Donzelle Long, 22, is charged with armed robbery and first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Brandon Ulmer...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:28 PM
A 22-year-old man died after being shot in the buttocks in Summit, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Brandon Ulmer, of the 7200 block of West 58th Street, was pronounced dead at 7:09 p.m. Thursday at Loyola University Hospital, a...
| May 12, 2009
| 3:37 PM
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Summit, fittingly named after its location astride a rise, was built on that low ridge crossed by travelers seeking a convenient route into America's interior. As a...