| May 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 26-year-old Wheeling man today was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court to seven years in prison for sexually molesting two young girls in 2008.
Carlos Luz-Flores, of the 300 block of Inland Drive, pleaded guilty in Rolling Meadows branch court to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:07 AM
A woman in her 50s died in a car crash in Wheeling overnight, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The accident happened at Wheeling and Palatine roads about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to authorities.
The woman was westbound on...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:03 PM
As police continued their investigation Thursday into the shooting death of a 23-year-old Wheeling man, officials said witnesses have given conflicting reports about the moment gunfire broke out as a crowd of neighbors gathered to enjoy the warm spring...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:58 PM
A Lincolnwood man who is facing charges of illegally diverting gas and power to his pet food company was hit with more charges of trying to bribe a witness in the case, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Joel Sher, 56, allegedly offered $5,000 to a...
| Mar 23, 2011
The revelation this month that a Palatine shop apparently has been performing body piercings for years without proper state registration underscores that it could take more time before the growing industry is largely in compliance with the 2007 law,...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 1:13 PM
Are affordable replacement parts for cars and trucks going the way of the shade tree mechanic?
Corvette owner Dick Ruzzin thinks that may be the case.
Two years ago a drunk driver forced Ruzzin's 2005 Vette off the road. A former chief designer for...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 9:32 PM
"It's trickle-down bad," says suburban lighting gallery owner Glen Kaplan, describing the 15 to 20 percent drop in his business that he attributes to the increasing numbers of consumers who avoid paying sales taxes by shopping online. "The village loses.....
| Jan 26, 2011
| 9:25 PM
After just the third show of the season, my disillusionment with the 10th season of “American Idol” continues to grow, as my fears that a Simon Cowell-less panel not only would be too soft on contestants, but would let through......
| Mar 4, 2011
| 9:35 PM
After Thursday night's show, Pop & Hiss caught up with the 13 chosen "American Idol" finalists, who were immediately (and we mean immediately) thrust into the spotlight of flashing lights and eager reporters looking for a sound bite from America's......
| May 16, 2011
| 4:36 PM
American Idol top 3 -- Haley Reinhart, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina -- visit their hometowns, as does top 4 finisher James Durbin....
| Jul 17, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Bail was set at $250,000 in Cook County Bond Court today for a 59-year-old Wheeling man whose alleged sexual abuse of his son's friend began over a decade ago and continued for four years, according to prosecutors.
Police arrested Reuven "Randy" Bogoff,...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 3:38 AM
A 12-year-old was among the undercover operatives used by authorities last weekend to crack down on liquor establishments serving alcohol to minors.
The Cook County Sheriff's Office conducted random compliance checks at liquor stores, bars and...