| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
PEORIA — Pitching got Illinois Lutheran here. Hitting sent the Chargers home with their first baseball state championship.
Illinois Lutheran scored three runs in the second inning of the Class 1A state final Saturday and tacked on four in the...
| Dec 16, 2013
Joseph Cloidt survived the Civil War battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg, serving at one point as bodyguard to President Abraham Lincoln.
Arthur Hinze fought in Germany and France in World War I. And Raymond John Bielfeldt died of tuberculosis contracted...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:33 AM
One person was killed Friday night in a crash involving a semi-truck on Illinois Route 1 in south suburban Beecher, police said this morning.
Shortly before 7 p.m., a person driving a 2000 Chevrolet was westbound on Eagle Lake Road at Illinois Route 1...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
An 82-year-old woman died several days after the car she was driving was involved in an accident in Beecher that had earlier claimed the life of her 87-year-old passenger, officials said.
Betty Mulderink of Beecher was pronounced dead Monday at 7:02 p.m....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:45 AM
From Burbank to Peotone and from Joliet to Chicago Heights, these Southland suburbs offer a wide range of ethnic specialties, American classics, contemporary fare and one-of-a-kind offerings ready for the tasting. And, there's a bit of history thrown in...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
This list is not all-inclusive.
Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223
Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The October issue of Cooking Light features the magazine's first-ever Taste Test Awards â âThe Tasties.â Editors tested 200 food products and came up with the best-tasting winners in 32 categories. Twenty-six of the categories feature groc...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 3:20 AM
A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 2:16 PM
A woman riding a horse bareback with a friend at Balmoral Park after a night of drinking was killed when her intoxicated fiance jumped in a truck to find her and sideswiped the horse, officials and relatives said today.
Angus Lake, 41, stood with his...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:42 PM
With last winter's blizzard still fresh in their minds, Chicago officials detoured all CTA buses off Lake Shore Drive as a snowstorm hunkered down over the area, crippling the evening commute and grounding more than 800 flights.
The storm began...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s presidential effort has launched its signature drive to put him and a slate of convention nominating delegates on Illinois’ primary ballot, but the state campaign shows no prominent Republican...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:37 AM
Another Indiana child has died after accidentally shooting himself. Ash Wimbley of Cedar Lake was found with a gunshot wound inside a liquor store in Beecher, Illinois Thursday, according to the Chicago Tribune.
The four-year-old apparently found a...