| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Dorothy Jean (Keiser) Ingram, 69, of Petoskey, passed away unexpectedly on March 3, 2013, in Punta Gorda, Fla.
As the mother of four children and one of seven siblings, Dorothy is survived by many: her long-time partner, Alan Spencley, of Harbor Springs;...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Sometimes a mug shot is the most interesting facet of a crime story. That's certainly the case for Andrei Bibbs, 53, of Blue Island, who …...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Willie May, Evanston Township High School’s long-time athletic director and a former silver medalist at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, died Wednesday night from …...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Dozens of contenders for Illinois' 18 newly drawn congressional districts filed candidacy paperwork on opening day Friday, setting the stage for potentially contentious contests in the March 20 primary.
The first-day filers included 12-year Republican...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:54 AM
An 18-year-old man was fatally wounded steps away from his home in south suburban Blue Island, officials said.
Bryant M. Jones of the 2900 block of West 141st Place was shot on the 2800 block of West 141st Place. He was pronounced dead at 1:20 a.m.,...
| Oct 26, 2012
On a warm late September evening in one of the nicer high-rises on Chicago's Marine Drive, Brenda Fredericks peered over her glasses and surveyed a large group of relatives from her husband's family, many of whom she had never met before.
| May 5, 2012
| 9:26 AM
A Blue Island man has died following a traffic crash in southwest suburban Alsip Friday afternoon near Burr Oak Cemetery.
Bhrett Green, 53, of the 2300 block of Vernon Street, was riding a motorcycle that crashed with a car at 123rd Street and Cicero...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:34 AM
A couple was hit by a barrage of gunfire as they rode down a South Shore street, a man was shot dead near his Morgan Park home and two others were wounded in separate late night shootings, authorities said today.
In one of the shootings, the female...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:14 PM
A Blue Island man who faces DUI charges after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood Monday had a blood-alchol level more than three times the legal limit, prosecutors said.
Walter Thompson, 30, of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:56 PM
A woman who was struck and killed by a Metra Rock Island train this morning in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side has been identified, officials said.
The accident happened about 7 a.m. near 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, officials...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Metra on Wednesday unveiled the first four of its new “Highliner” cars that will go into service later this week on the Electric District Line.
They are the first of 160 cars being built at a new Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing LLC plant in...