| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Bolingbrook received a dubious distinction of sorts this month, as the real estate blog Movoto.com named it one of the 10 most boring places in Illinois.
"Bolingbrook is pretty peaceful," the blog notes, "but peaceful just means boring on this list."...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake left one person dead and another critically injured Monday, authorities said.
About 5:45 p.m., a southbound Toyota Camry 4-door crossed into a northbound lane on Pyott Road just south of Rakow Road, striking...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:14 PM
In the hiring of Michael Bregy as North Shore District 112's next superintendent, the district has found an engaged educator willing to make difficult decisions, according to parents, school officials and Bregy himself.
Last week, District 112...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Chicago gloriously plunged into summer, which not only means outdoor play and festivities, but heat. To ensure unabridged fun, it is essential to carve out some space in your yard designated as a refuge from the rays of the sun. Sure, a pool is a nice way...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 3:23 PM
A Lake in the Hills man attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign died this morning after being severely injured in a hit-and-run collision late Friday, authorities said.
Anthony G. Pauls, 22, was declared dead at 7:54 a.m. at Carle...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:37 PM
A former Joliet surgeon who reinvented himself as a "Lyme-literate" physician after Iowa medical authorities charged him with professional incompetence is now facing allegations of misconduct related to his new practice.
The Iowa Board of Medicine is...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 1:43 PM
A man died early this morning after the boat he apparently was piloting on the Fox River near Barrington Hills overturned, authorities said.
The man, 45, was believed to be from Algonquin, but his identity was not being released, pending family...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:09 PM
A woman in Lake in the Hills, Ill., bit the family dog after returning home drunk over the weekend, police said Monday.
Analise J. Garner, 19, was charged with animal cruelty, domestic battery and underage drinking. Police were called to her home about 4...
| Dec 7, 2009
Sara DiFucci says she vividly remembers the day a pediatrician said her daughter, then a preschooler, could wind up in a group home later in life. She was devastated.
"I thought my daughter was going to get married and go to college," DiFucci said. "That...
| May 17, 2009
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a military hospital of their injuries:
Randy S. Agno, 29, of Pearl City, Hawaii; staff sergeant, Army. Agno died May 8...