| Jul 15, 2010
An extraordinary number of public school teachers in the Chicago region earned $100,000 or more in 2009, straining school budgets and taxpayer wallets and fueling the debate over what teachers are worth and how they get raises.
In the affluent enclaves...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 11:57 AM
On July 13, Brian and Miriam Silverstein sold their home at 75 Ferndale Road in Deerfield, Ill., to Nam Cheol Kim for $555,000.
Nam Cheol Kim is a senior scientist at Kraft Foods. Kim holds a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Illinois at...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:53 AM
September 3-6-- The festival features authentic Greek food, pastries and coffees, a Taverna, live and DJ Greek music, dancing, children's games and live entertainment, folk dance performances, a Greek market, and art and craft shops. There will be...
| Nov 12, 2010
Eight of 10 public high school juniors in Illinois weren't considered ready for college classes in all subjects based on ACT testing last spring -- and many students missed the mark even at posh suburban Chicago schools that graduate some of the state's...
| Feb 22, 2011
Some call it the Deer Camp microwave, a reference to its—shall we say?—rustic charm.
The 1980 Kenmore Solid State boasts a faux wood exterior and an unlikely but inspiring list of cooking options (braise, simmer, roast, sauté) on the front...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 5:24 PM
A jury will be allowed to hear a taped conversation between Marni Yang and her best friend that allegedly implicates her in the murder of the girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle and their unborn child, a Lake County judge ruled today.
| Jan 22, 2011
| 8:35 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- One man is dead and two others are in grave condition after they were overcome by chemical fumes inside a blood storage tank at a medical facility in the Atwater Village area.
The incident was reported shortly before 4 a.m. Friday...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:28 PM
OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. CONTEST DEADLINES: This Contest starts at 12:01 a.m. Central time on March 28, 2011, and ends at 12:00 a.m. Central Time on August 26, 2011.
2. HOW TO ENTER:...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:32 AM
A son of former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, charged with aggravated driving under the influence, has violated his court-ordered curfew three times but a Lake County judge refused a prosecutor's request to jail him.
Michael P. Ditka, 49, today pleaded...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:25 PM
A powerful series of storms cut through the Chicago area from southwest to northeast this evening, bringing funnel clouds and wind gusts of up to 81 mph, downing trees, sparking fires and knocking out electricity to thousands of Commonwealth Edison...
| May 12, 2011
Throughout June & July the Village Music Store will host its concert series in Deerfield, IL.
The Village Music Store Summer Showcase!
Who: The Village Music Store
What: Hosts its' Summer Concert Series
When: Begins Wed. June 15th @7PM (More dates below)...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:19 AM
A drunk-driving charge against Michael P. Ditka, the son of former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, has been upgraded to a felony because of two previous charges of drunken driving against him in Lake County, court and police documents show.