4 hrs ago
Michelle Holdway Poll Vault: What's the best suburban festival?
The Eyes to the Skies hot-air balloon festival in Lisle draws more than 150,000 people.
13 hrs ago
Police Blotter: Suspicious Vehicle, Stolen Wallet
ALCOHOL Erin L. Rotheiser, 23, of the 400 block of Navajo, Wheeling, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content above .08 and violating a traffic control device at 1:33 a.m. May 21 at Buffalo Grove and Dundee roads.
18 hrs ago
If only we could read our cat's mind, what would he be thinking?
When we watch our felines in action and observe their silly antics, sometime it is difficult to understand what motivates them.
23 hrs ago
Follow State Tennis Tournament Live on Patch
Tennis players from all over Illinois including the north and northwest suburbs will compete in the Illinois High School Association State Tournament today, Friday and Saturday at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights and other area courts.
Wed May 22, 2013
Past charms support today's charity at Ball de Fleur
Like a gilded time machine, Palmer House Hilton elevators transported more than 500 guests up and away from 21st century bustle.
Glenview To Grow New 'Solar Tree'
The Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Services Academy plans to erect a 35-foot-tall "solar tree" structure in front of its building at 2300 Patriot Blvd.
Ferguson appointed to fill vacancy on Mental Health Board
Members voted Tuesday evening, 16-8, to appoint Cathy Ferguson, selected by Hill outside the committee process, to fill a vacancy on the Mental Health Board.
Tue May 21, 2013
Hanover Park men charged with defrauding bank where one worked
A 21-year-old Hanover Park man has been charged with misappropriating property from a TCF Bank in Arlington Heights where he worked.
St. Viator High School graduation
Kathaleen Murphy keeps cool with a small personal fan during the St. Viator graduation ceremony Sunday at the high school in Arlington Heights.
Tuesday, May 21st Stories
Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
Culinary adventures: California roll morphs from sushi to salad
So I was thrilled to judge a salad competition in my community. The opportunity gave me a chance to sample a number of creative plates and gave me a wealth of ideas to consider when creating my own summer salads.
Mon May 20, 2013
Police Blotter: Clothes, Shoes Stolen from Department Stores
ALCOHOL Patricia M. Dionesotes, 55, of 1539 Richmond St., Arlington Heights, was charged with driving under the influence, violation of minimum speed and improper lane usage May 19 at Route 83 and Westmoreland Drive, where police said she was driving 15 miles per hour under the speed limit.
DUIs and Traffic Arrests: Barrington Police Blotter
DUI Brendan T. Moratz, 27, of 611 S. Division St., Barrington, was arrested for DUI, BAC over .08, leaving the scene of property damage accident, no insurance and no driver's license on person after being involved in an accident at 312 S. Hager Ave., May 6. He was released on bond and given a Cook County court date of June 20.
Sun May 19, 2013
Chicago Archdiocese ordains 10 priests, 3 from Northwest suburbs
Francis Cardinal George ordained 10 priests Saturday at Holy Name Cathedral, including three from the Northwest suburbs and three who will serve at parishes in Lake County.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Cool temperatures helped keep mosquito numbers low
Mosquitoes that hatched early thanks to April's flooding could have reached adulthood and begun biting this weekend.
Sat May 18, 2013
Congresswoman Duckworth Visits Northwest Suburbs to Award Winning Art Submissions
On Saturday, May 18, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth announced the winners of the 8 th Congressional District Art Competition at a Reception in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Fri May 17, 2013
Friday, May 17th Stories
A 21-year veteran of the Elgin Police Department will be promoted to deputy chief in early June, filling a position that has been vacant since mid-March. Cmdr.
How to shop at thrift stores: 10 tips
Frugal shoppers know that thrift and resale stores bear a gold-mine of finds and deals, but it doesn't always come naturally.
Does the DUI Limit Need to Be Lowered?
Do you think Illinois needs stricter guidelines for the blood-alcohol threshold for those driving under the influence? On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states lower the blood-alcohol threshold for driving under the influence from .08 to .05 percent.
Thu May 16, 2013
Memorial walk helps fight teen depression
A few months after Gina Giancola, a well-known soccer player and sophomore at Hersey High School, died in October 2011, the families of several friends approached her family hoping to organize an event in her memory.