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Mar 27, 2017

A woman was killed while walking in the southbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway near suburban Hazel Crest Sunday evening, Illinois State Police said. 

The 31-year-old woman was struck nea...Leave a comment

Mar 27, 2017

A 36-year-old Shorewood man was in custody Sunday after he allegedly struck his brother's girlfriend in the head with a hammer and set the couple's Joliet home on fire Saturday, officials said.

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Mar 27, 2017

Kenilworth — one of the last Chicago suburbs to prohibit the sale of alcohol — is dry no more.

Leaders of the tony North Shore village voted last week to allow liquor sales in hopes of a...Leave a comment

Mar 26, 2017

It was unusual for the man's dog to bark in the middle of the night. But his owner dutifully woke up at 3 a.m. and took him for a walk, nonetheless.

Fire chief Michael Hill doesn't know the ...Leave a comment

Mar 26, 2017

Hundreds of mourners filled the sanctuary of St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church in Aurora on Saturday to grieve the passing of Darion Verner, an Oswego East High School junior who collapse...Leave a comment

Mar 26, 2017

An armed robber held up a nail salon on Ogden Avenue Saturday night, stealing cash from the business and taking the employee's SUV, Naperville police said.

A man entered the business, locate...Leave a comment

Mar 26, 2017

A woman was dead and three others were hospitalized after a crash on Interstate 88 in Oak Brook early Sunday, according to state police.

Two Lincoln sedans, one blue and one silver, were bo...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, less than 24 hours after House Republicans abandoned their current plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, told more than 100 constituents in Grayslake on Satu...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

A Glen Ellyn police officer rescued a 61-year-old woman from a submerged car Friday night.

Authorities said that when Officer Kevin Riggle responded to a call in the 400 block of Fawell Boul...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

A group of U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam's constituents finally had the one-on-one meeting they've been seeking for weeks with the congressman, but not all were satisfied Saturday with his responses to th...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

A New Lenox woman reported missing by her family was found dead in Frankfort Friday, police said.

Nicole E. Homer, 50, of the 500 block of Karen Lane, was reported missing on March 19.

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Mar 25, 2017

Two Manhattan men died Friday night following a crash in unincorporated Manhattan Township, authorities said.

David J. Alberts, 36, was the driver and Brian J. Cadore, 31, a passenger in a c...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

Of course Todd Kipnis remembers the pitch. Vividly. How could he not?

World Series Game 7. Tie game. Bottom of the ninth. And there was his little brother, Jason, in the Progressive Field ba...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

The first Elgin Police Department officers hit the street with their newest tools on Friday — body cameras.

By early June, all 182 sworn officers are expected to be trained and using the d...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

A former Evanston city employee has reported to local and state officials — and asked for whistleblower protection — that stacks of undeposited cash and checks totaling an estimated $3 million ...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

Whether the "skyrocketing" use of electronic cigarettes can help smokers quit tobacco use or lure youth and adults back to nicotine is a question up for debate locally.

Lea Bacci, an assista...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

Officials with the Illinois Secretary of State's office and the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk's office pointed fingers at one another Friday over a 2013 ticket that should have resulted in a driv...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

When Les Zikes started bowling competitively, pins were still set up manually after each frame by pin boys who crouched behind the alleys.

There was also no automated scoring — everything ...Leave a comment

Mar 25, 2017

Two letters demanding East Chicago city officials to delay the emergency transfer of West Calumet residents were prepared for delivery Friday.

One found its hands into Mayor Anthony Copeland...Leave a comment

Mar 24, 2017

A former suburban police officer has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was fired after he complained that he was constantly harassed for practicing his Muslim faith.

Ramtin Sabet, who was ...Leave a comment