| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Moore Township manufactured home community where a propane explosion killed a resident Feb. 14 shut off at least part of its gas distribution system Thursday leaving some residents scrambling for a heating source as temperatures dipped into single...
| Feb 16, 2014
At least two Chicago-area companies that set up satellite offices in Kankakee to cut their sales taxes have ended their arrangements, and others are having second thoughts about the controversial tax-reduction strategy.
Medline Industries Inc., based in...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The Illinois Department of Revenue has come up with new rules to determine how businesses allocate local sales taxes that are likely to upset several companies, including the nation's largest airlines.
The agency filed emergency regulations Wednesday...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Wheaton Warrenville South at Glenbard North
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Records: Wheaton South 6-1, 4-1 DuPage Valley; Glenbard North 6-1, 5-0.
On the offensive
Wheaton South QB Ryan Graham is an improved passer with a dangerous receiver (Keishawn...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:21 PM
I’ve spent much of the week staring blankly at a bracket, my mind echoing my expression.
There isn’t a single Class 5A-8A team I absolutely expect to be in action at NIU’s Huskie Stadium at the end of the month.
Not Montini, not...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:12 PM
For live updates from throughout the area, follow us on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. For results, check out the scoreboard. At a game? Join the action using hashtag #TribFB.
5A: Joliet Catholic 28, Kaneland 0
Joliet Catholic running back Michael...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:12 PM
#4 Joliet Catholic at #1 Montini, 1 Saturday
#6 Lincoln-Way West at #2 Sycamore, 1 Saturday
#4 Highland at #1 Sacred Heart-Griffin, 1 Saturday
#3 Normal University at #2 Washington (Ill.), 2...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:03 PM
A Sycamore man pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence during what prosecutors called a “gut-wrenching” chain-reaction crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Benjamin J. Black, 29, of the 500 block of Sparkhayes Drive, could...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Not that it's anybody's business, but I'm going to take this opportunity to share something about myself with you, my 12 readers.
I was raised Jewish and educated in the District 21, 214 and University of Illinois public school systems.
Why is this...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:33 PM
An attorney who had sex in exchange for office supplies for her legal practice and later pleaded guilty to prostitution charges has agreed to have her law license suspended for three years, state records show.
Reema Bajaj, 27, a Northern Illinois...