| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:40 AM
These items were taken from police reports:
•Scratches were made on the body of a vehicle parked in the Oak Park Avenue Metra station parking lot Aug. 31.
•An unidentified man abruptly fled from a convenience store on the 17000...
| Sep 17, 2013
Pop-up Halloween shops have arisen in vacant storefronts across the south suburbs to help us celebrate the season of the witch in the style to which we have become accustomed.
Spirit Halloween has the most shops in the south suburbs this year as the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
The front passenger-side window was smashed and a $300 Coach-brand purse containing financial cards and store gift cards was stolen Aug. 21 from a vehicle parked on the 6600 block of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Denver-based Tuff Shed, a leading retailer of storage buildings and garages, opened a retail showroom earlier this summer in Homer Glen.
The showroom at 15318 W. 159th St. was opened to better serve the company's southwest suburban and South Side...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:53 AM
This is only a test. And be forewarned -- you'll probably fail.
1) A man bought a farm for $2,400 and sold it for $2,700. What percent did he gain?
2) What properties have verbs?
3) Name and give the capitals of states touching the Ohio River.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Can you hit a half-court shot?
Incoming freshman Markus Burden, from Frankfort, Illinois nailed the shot at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana on Aug. 15, 2013.
His prize - free tuition for a semester, along with the viral Youtube hits....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:16 AM
A Naperville organization that finds foster homes for children victimized by abuse or neglect has restructured and installed new financial safeguards after a key official was accused of mishandling funds.
Our Children's Homestead has a new chief...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Surrounded by family, Marie J. Priebe of Boyne City, lost her battle with lung cancer at the age of 72, on Monday, June 24, 2013.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ben Priebe, of Boyne City; children, Sue Woodward (Ken) of Boyne City, Ed Pilackas of...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Irma Louise O'Kain Brooks, 83, of Dove Lane, Falling Waters, W.Va., died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Spencer, Ind.
Born June 20, 1929, in Nashville, Tenn., she was the only daughter of the late William Wrenyard O’Kain...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
A pediatrician with a history of sexual assault complaints was charged Friday with groping five women during visits to his clinic in south suburban Frankfort.
Dr. Kishor Jain was charged with 10 felony counts of criminal sexual abuse and five misdemeanor...
| Feb 17, 2013
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Sarah A. Kalkofen went to her heavenly home on Jan. 14, 2013, surrounded by her loving children.
Sarah was born Nov. 15, 1910, the seventh of eight children born to George Carter Dickinson and Maude Moore Dickinson, in Blairstown, Iowa.
She married E....