| Oct 1, 2010
| 9:14 AM
November 5-Enjoy a night at the Gaylord: Wine Tasting. This tasteful event is presented by renowned Cellar Master J. Thomas Alves, co-owner and sommelier of the award-winning Tall Grass Restaurant.
Guests will discover the variety of available fine...
| Jun 27, 2010
The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department arrested its third boater of the weekend for operating while intoxicated early Sunday.
At 2:15 a.m. Sunday, the department's Marine Division was on patrol on Scott Lake in Arlington Township. Deputies made...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 1:02 PM
Do you enjoy studying the past? Do you enjoy sharing that knowledge with others? If you said "yes" to both questions, then The Gaylord Building wants you! The historic site is developing a corps of "living history interpreters" and needs volunteer history...
| Jul 16, 2010
Shortly before Tim Baldermann retired as Chicago Ridge's police chief, the town boosted his salary by more than $70,000, handing the 44-year-old as big a paycheck in retirement as he earned full time on the police force.
The deputy police chief, who...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:06 PM
The crash of a neighbor’s car into a Lockport-area home this afternoon killed one of the residents of the house and uncovered a marijuana-growing operation, police said.
Killed was Zachary Isenberg, 28, of the 400 block of Connor Street in...
| Sep 26, 2011
The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show.
The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 8:22 PM
A Joliet man who was wounded in a shooting in July was charged Wednesday with fatally shooting a man in Lockport last month, authorities said.
Orsbey T. Larkin, 23, is accused of shooting Corey Kelly, 29, on Oct. 8, according to the Will County Sheriff'...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:20 PM
A prison inmate who escaped from a moving van near Lockport while in transit from a court appearance was captured six hours later south of Joliet after police dogs caught his scent in a yard storing portable toilets and a helicopter crew using infrared...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:27 PM
A contract worker for the Illinois Department of Transportation who was standing in a Will County road construction zone after getting out of the piece of heavy equipment he was driving died this morning after a truck also working on the project backed...
| Feb 19, 2009
May I suggest the River Trail Nature Center?
A helpful fellow suggested it to me at the recent Wild Things conference on the Chicago area's natural habitats and wildlife. He was one of a number of knowledgeable folks who offered to share their favorite...