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Jun 25, 2017

Gary, along with East Chicago and Lake Station, have received a grant to help residents learn whether they have HIV and viral hepatitis and how to deal with the diseases.

The Gary Common Cou...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

Saying he was puzzled by a convicted murderer's behavior patterns, a Lake County judge on Friday sentenced the man to 40 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old former Lake Villa re...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

A suburban man was killed this month by someone who accused him of paying for drugs using fake money, prosecutors said Friday.

Antonio Belford, 18, has been charged with murder in a Southwes...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

Libertyville officials on Thursday were served with a lawsuit filed by the Catholic Bishop of Chicago challenging the village's March 21 rejection of a 148-house subdivision on land the church is t...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

Luc Perez's curiosity was piqued when his mother urged him to put on a fresh shirt, so he could meet a surprise visitor who was expected to drop by the family's Arlington Heights home on Thursday a...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing 20 more stores, including a Sears in Chicago's Galewood neighborhood, in mid-September.

Those closings — including 18 Sears and two Kmart stores — follow ...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

The punches looked mean but never connected.

Like any sporting event, the crowd howled for their heroes and jeered their opponents. But the winners and losers were prearranged.

As the...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

A federal judge has cut in half the more than $8.2 million in damages Zillow Group, parent company of the well-known house-hunting site, was ordered to pay to a Rosemont-based real estate photograp...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

A woman has been cleared of charges that she filed a false police report about a gun later used in the brazen murder of a department store employee by her ex-boyfriend.

Nina Dones was the on...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

A person found dead inside a burning car parked at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle this week appears to have died of carbon monoxide poisoning, the DuPage County coroner's office said Friday.

A...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

Preliminary autopsy results determined that drowning was the cause of death of a 19-year-old man who died early Thursday after being pulled by divers from a lake in Grayslake on Wednesday.

La...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

A man is accused of firing a shot toward Aurora police officers late Thursday during a standoff in the 1100 block of Long Grove Drive, according to police. 

There weren't any reported injur...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

Two former College of DuPage administrators have settled their wrongful termination lawsuits against the school, ending a protracted legal battle that began after the senior managers said they were...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

A man found in a ditch along Manhattan-Monee Road died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Will County sheriff's office.

The man's body was "badly decomposed," according to the Wi...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

An Evanston man found unconscious last month at the bottom of the Leaning Tower YMCA swimming pool in Niles has sued the facility, saying its lifeguards were "negligent" and "should have known that...Leave a comment

Jun 23, 2017

An Indiana man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he forced his way into a Willowbrook residence and stabbed and sexually assaulted a woman who lived there.

In DuPage County court, Lond...Leave a comment

Jun 22, 2017

Two Elgin men who arranged to sell a kilogram of cocaine to undercover officers instead tried to sell the officers pancake mix packaged to look like the drug, Elgin police said.

Rafael Osori...Leave a comment

Jun 22, 2017

A Lake County grand jury indicted a Lake County police officer Thursday on rape and other charges, according to a release from the Indiana State Police.

The five-count indictment includes tw...Leave a comment

Jun 22, 2017

Three people were injured Thursday afternoon when an ambulance responding to a call was struck by another vehicle at an intersection in Palatine, authorities said.

The crash happened about 2...Leave a comment

Jun 22, 2017

The number of complaints of chemical burns at a Porter water park has grown, health department officials said.

Seven Peaks Waterpark Duneland remains closed after the Porter County Health De...Leave a comment