| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday to consider an agreement struck by legislative leaders that aims to fix the state's massive government worker pension as Senate Democrats have become the focal point for intensive lobbying efforts.
| Oct 2, 2013
There's a kitchen technique that requires no special ingredients or fancy gadgets. It doesn't even need electricity.
And yet it boosts both the flavor and the nutrition of fresh produce and other foods. And it keeps those fruits and vegetables from...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois House Republicans on Thursday picked as their new leader a former Cook County prosecutor known for tough anti-crime stances but also for his work to clean up a broken justice system littered with wrongful convictions.
| Aug 29, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Police investigating a delayed report of a residential burglary in the 100 block of West 2nd Street on Aug. 16 found controlled substances in the bedroom closet. After lab analysis...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Legendary Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill famously coined the phrase "All politics is local," but for dedicated staff and volunteers at historical societies across the city and suburbs, so is all history.
They are the ones who keep the flame of the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Miriam E. Hubbard (nee James), 88, formerly of Indian Springs, Md., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Barrington, Ill.
Mrs. Hubbard was the daughter of Charles C. and Virginia James.
She graduated from Clear Spring High School.
She served as a hostess...
| Jan 13, 2013
With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between.
Its last southbound train crashed into an...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Chicago’s own Peter Dziak from Villa Park, IL, age 14, of the Trinity Irish Dancers , celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, has successfully defended …...
| 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 |...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Agape Ringers in Concert will take place on April 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm. This premier handbell ensemble will dazzle groups of all ages with their skill and expertise in ringing. The performance will include but is not limited to Handel's Passacaglia,...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Republican incumbent Jim Durkin retained his 82nd District House seat Tuesday, fending off a challenge from Democrat Matthew Mostowik. With 91 of 93 precincts reporting, …...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A 24-year-old Oak Forest man has been charged with burglarizing an Orland Park home earlier this year for cash and jewelry and is a suspect …...