| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:49 PM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super political action committee has spent at least $660,000 for 12 days of TV ads blasting Democratic congressional candidate Debbie Halvorson’s past support from the National Rifle Association, records...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Twenty two candidates met a Monday deadline to file paperwork for a spot on the ballot in the special election to succeed former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
The field of 17 Democrats and five Republicans still could be winnowed, however, as campaigns...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Will County has shut down a swingers club operating out of a six-bedroom home in the far south suburbs, saying it lacked a business permit …...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:12 PM
As prisons go, the detention center that opened in southern Texas last week may be a pleasant surprise for illegal immigrants and others awaiting possible deportation.
Behind tall walls, the grassy compound offers inmates a salad bar, a library with...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Will County prosecutors have filed felony DUI charges against a University Park man who was driving a car that struck a tree in March, killing two passengers.
Prosecutors upgraded the charges against Velar Mayfield, 24, who was behind the wheel of a...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Simeon, Proviso East, Bloom, Andrew and Plainfield East all entered holiday tournament week without a loss and came home with a championship trophy.
Curie and Warren also fared well at Pontiac, so there's little change at the top of the rankings. But...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:35 AM
AAA Mich.: Gas prices up
9 cents in past week
DEARBORN (AP) — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are up about 9 cents per gallon during the past week to a statewide average of $3.51.
The auto club said Monday the average is 35 cents per gallon...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:13 PM
A 21-year-old Chicago man is scheduled to appear in Will County court on charges stemming from a 2010 home invasion in far south suburban Crete during which a 70-year-old man was beaten and bound by a group of men.
Chakaris R. Evans of the 3800 block of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
A Richton Park man who was found walking on the shoulder of I-57 in Monee was charged with scuffling an Illinois State Trooper who tried to get the man off the expressway early this morning, officials said.
Mark A. Gaston, 46, was arrested after he was...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A two-car collision near south suburban Crete killed a passenger and sent both drivers to the hospital, authorities said.
Joyce Di Rutigliano, 80, of the 20700 block of Hunt Club Drive in Frankfort, was declared dead at 5:07 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:38 PM
A former northwest Indiana pastor was charged in federal court today with taking a minor across state lines in and has signed a plea agreement, prosecutors announced.
Jack A. Schaap, of Crete, and Dyer, Ind., was charged in a criminal information in U.S....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:46 PM
A 40-year-old Steger woman who allegedly drove over her child in Crete Wednesday evening was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility today on two counts of aggravated DUI.
Yvette Y. Guerrero-Silva of the 400 block of Richton Road is...