Thursday Mar 6
Students recording Kane County veterans for Library of Congress archive
The Freshman Student Council at St. Charles East High School sent a care package to U.S. Marine Cpl.
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Thursday Mar 6
Man Accused Of Calling In Bomb Threat Before Court Hearing
A west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building, police say.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Chicago: Hit-and-Run Driver Fatally Strikes and Drags Pedestrian in Austin
Yesterday the police department's Major Accidents Investigation Unit issued a community alert in hopes of locating the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck and dragged a male pedestrian in Austin on January 17. Police have not released the name of the victim, and it's not clear why the alert was issued more than a month after the incident.
Hit-and-run driver sought after January dragging death of Harvey man, 35
Police are seeking the public's help in locating the driver of a car that struck a south suburban Harvey man who later died from his injuries last month in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Opinion: Video Exposes Ervin's Ethical Double Standard
He hopes to develop "prostitution-free zones." A few weeks ago, 28th Ward Alderman Jason Ervin wanted every reporter in town to understand one simple thing: voters on the West Side of Chicago deserved nothing less than politicians who held themselves to the highest possible level of ethical behavior.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
How to Attract More Women to Orthopedics and Engineering
MAYWOOD, Il. - To help attract more women to orthopedics and engineering, Loyola University Medical Center hosted a day-long program Feb. 22 for female high school students that included mock surgeries for conditions such as scoliosis of the spine and ACL knee injuries.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Man Charged With Calling In False Threat To "Shoot Up" Riverside High School
Police say a Brookfield man set up another man in a phony shooting threat to a west suburban high school on Friday to get back at him for a drug deal rip-off.
Chicago shootings kill 2, wound 6 over weekend
Two men were killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings on the city's South and West sides since Friday afternoon.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Masked Gunman Shoots Three Inside Maywood Restaurant
Three men were shot by a masked gunman as they ate at inside a restaurant in west suburban Maywood on Friday.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Fundraiser for Family of Murdered Romeoville Teen Set for March 2
Organizers are planning a fundraiser for the family of slain Romeoville High School student Briana Valle.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
13-year prison term for Streamwood home invasion
A 21-year-old Streamwood man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Tuesday in exchange for his guilty plea to a 2012 home invasion in which he admitted using a bludgeon.
Rahm, Preckwinkle Team Up For Endorsement
In a rare move, both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle are making an endorsement in a Cook County Commissioner race.
Three Year Old Killed In Austin Fire
A 3-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured in an extra-alarm fire Friday night in Austin.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Naperville couple's caregiver becomes third fatality from December fire
Fire engulfs the house at 1212 Field Court in Naperville on Wednesday morning. Two people were killed in the blaze.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Weapon Used in Fatal Romeoville Shooting Found: Police
Romeoville police have recovered the gun believed to have been used in a shooting that killed a Romeoville High School freshman and injured her mother.
Man Charged With DUI In Pace Bus Crash That Injured 3 Pedestrians
Police say a man was intoxicated when he drove his car into a Pace bus and struck three pedestrians in west suburban Maywood on Thursday.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Brother of boy who died in Austin fire: 'I tried to go back and get him'
Fourteen-year-old Donte Benamon said he told his little brother to stay away from the stove twice Friday the night the family's South Austin home caught fire.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Four in custody after mother, daughter shot in Romeoville
Four people were taken into custody after a woman and her teenage daughter were shot while sitting in an SUV early Thursday morning outside their southwest suburban home.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Pancreatic Cancers Now Being Treated with Less Invasive Robotic Surgical System
MAYWOOD, Il. - The Whipple procedure, used to remove tumors from pancreatic cancer patients, is one of surgery's most extensive and challenging operations.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
He Lost his Ear to Cancer, but Silicone Ear Is "Indistinguishable" from Real Thing
MAYWOOD, Ill. - To look at Henry Fiorentini's artificial right ear, you could never tell he lost his real ear to cancer.