| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Defense attorney Chuck Bretz acknowledged this afternoon that his client made “horrible and criminal” decisions. And he admitted his request would be unpopular. Then Bretz asked a Will County judge to find his client not guilty of murdering...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:09 PM
A 16-year-old Plainfield boy who was killed early Sunday as he walked on Interstate 55 near Shorewood was identified Monday afternoon as Anthony G. Hernandez.
Hernandez was walking on the shoulder of the highway about 1:49 a.m. Sunday when he was struck...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A 16-year-old boy walking on Int. Hwy. 55 this morning was killed when a vehicle struck him near southwest suburban Shorewood, authorities said.
The boy's name has not been made public yet, but he is from southwest suburban Plainfield and was pronounced...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A proposed state law that would expand the Plainfield Park District from five to seven members passed out of the Illinois House on Tuesday and moved on to the state Senate for consideration.
The measure, passed by a vote of 100-12, also would give the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:16 PM
An insurance company is suing Will County and 12 county municipalities, alleging that the governments did not do enough to prevent and mitigate flood damage caused by the heavy rains of April 2013.
The lawsuit, by Illinois Farmers Insurance Company...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: Our dog was attacked in our own driveway by another dog, and now she's afraid to set foot in the driveway to take a walk. She's excited to see the leash, but won't go out the front door. As a result, she's gaining weight. What should I do? -- M.S.,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Illinois ranks third among states in the number of times federal officials suspended payments to a nursing home over serious deficiencies, according to federal data compiled by ProPublica, an independent nonprofit investigative news organization.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
To: David Lombardo, founder and president of the Second Amendment Foundation for Education & Research, Shorewood, Il. Thanks for having me on your radio show to talk guns the other night. A comment I made got your attention, and since......
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:33 PM
An ongoing email discussion with David Lombardo, founder and president of the Second Amendment Foundation for Education & Research, Shorewood, Ill. Part One, Part Two. To David: I think we've both laid our cases as well as we're going to.......
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:37 PM
Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans.
House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:31 AM
If nothing else, Northwestern’s 2013 signees are punctual.
The school locked in its 19th and final member of the ’13 class at 9:42 a.m., when Californian Brett Walsh faxed in his letter of intent.
Offensive lineman Sam Coverdale was NU&...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Moving into a new home in your golden years can be invigorating. Not only can you finally get that granite countertop and scrapbooking room, but you can also “buy” maintenance free living, energy-saving conveniences and even a sense of...