| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:36 PM
A 35-year-old Worth man appeared in Cook County court today, charged with two counts of retail theft in connection with the Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 theft of gold chains collectively valued at $4,650 from two Orland Park jewelry stores.
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ran for the job as a reformer, but on Tuesday she found herself defending a decision to put two former southwest suburban state lawmakers on the county payroll.
Michael Carberry and John O’Sullivan...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 12:56 PM
A 69-year-old Chicago man has been charged with sexual assault of a child, accused of requesting sex from the victim in exchange for expensive gifts, the Cook County Sheriff's Office said in a statement today.
Spyridon Spyropoulos, 69, has been...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 7:26 PM
An Amtrak attendant trying to lead passengers from a burning train hit by a truck in the Nevada desert says in a new lawsuit that survivors had to double back past dead bodies in a smoky car and jump out a window because their initial escape route was...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 3:59 AM
DALLAS, TX (KTLA) -- Champion surfer Andy Irons died of a heart attack, according to the autopsy report.
Irons, 32, was found dead last November in a hotel room at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport during a layover en route to his home on Kauai....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Bill Scheibe Jr. knew his mother was a hoarder, but nothing prepared him for what he saw when he stepped into her home for the first time in 20 years last weekend: towering mounds of rubbish reaching to the ceiling and spilling out windows.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:56 PM
I guess it was inevitable that one day music fans would get nostalgic about radio rock of the 1990s. Everclear, Sugar Ray and Gin Blossoms are on the road together this summer.
I'd say that day has arrived.
The first Summerland Tour features those bands...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 9:28 PM
A man stripped off his clothing and walked on to the Tri-State Tollway Sunday afternoon, where he was fatally struck by a van, Illinois State Police said.
The collision was reported at about 5:54 p.m. on northbound Interstate 294 at mile marker 16 near...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:22 AM
A man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Calumet City nighclub that left two dead and two wounded has been brought back to Illinois from Texas to face murder charges, police said.
Antonio Goston, 26, was arrested May 23 in Fort Worth, Texas, on...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Four men are behind bars after stealing nearly $2,300 in merchandise from a Walgreens in the Andersonville neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Craig Sims, 23, of the 5900 block of South Morgan Street; Nassri Nassar, 43, of the 10700 block of...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Erika Wennerstrom, vocalist and guitarist of Heartless Bastards, blends a liberal splash of blues into her roots-rock tunes. Her raspy, soulful voice is not that different from what you hear from neo-soul sisters such asAdele. Her approach, however, is...
| Mar 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Fisker took a major step toward its goal of putting the Karma, its 100-mpg plug-in electric hybrid, onto 40 dealership lots by the end of June. The green automaker has named 32 North American retailers that will sell and service......