| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:24 AM
If you find money along I-94 in LaPorte County, don’t count it as your lucky day.
Friday’s afternoon armed robbery of LaPorte Savings Bank evolved into a two-state chase with the suspect, 32-year-old David Ziesel, being arrested in Illinois...
| Dec 1, 2012
Sorrell Blomley isn't allowed much in her 9-by-12-foot cell at Dwight Correctional Center. A bed, a toilet and some photographs kept neatly in an album.
But for the past four years, Blomley also has shared the cramped space with a succession of fluffy...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Metra said today it is seeking comments from riders about schedule changes that it is proposing to make on two of its lines. Metra said …...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Here's the latest Frugalista column, which was published in Sunday's Chicago Tribune. It's about whether products sold through multilevel marketing companies are a rip-off or not. I went into it feeling instinctively that they must be terribly overpriced,...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:08 AM
An Aurora woman who was reaching for her sunglasses when she set off a chain reaction accident that killed a St. Charles motorcycling couple pleaded guilty today to aggravated DUI.
Alia Bernard, 27, admitted to having marijuana in her system on May 29,...
| May 17, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Lynlee Gilbert was a 17-year-old whose short-range plans included this weekend’s senior prom and whose long-range plans included becoming a clinical psychologist.
But Monday night, just three weeks after getting her driver’s license,...
| May 29, 2011
| 7:11 PM
The worst of the heavy thunderstorms have left the Chicago area, but the rain they left behind is resulting in flood warnings throughout northern Illinois.
A flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook, southern Lake, Lee, DuPage, DeKalb,...