| Jul 16, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 51-year-old Arlington Heights man was charged with battery following a July 4 incident in the 500 block of Fessler Avenue.
Two trees at a school in the 1000...
| Jul 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
•Someone attempted to use stolen credit card information at a business in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road.
•On July 7, three Northbrook juveniles were cited for violating...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:36 PM
An off-duty Chicago firefighter was shot by police this afternoon after he jumped out of a car and appeared to point a weapon at officers in a store parking lot in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood, authorities said.
The firefighter was in a shooting...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A head-on crash killed the drivers of two cars early this morning in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side, authorities said.
The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 115th Street, Chicago Police Department...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:09 AM
John C. Linck, of Petoskey, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.
John was born May 5, 1929, in Ravenna, Mich., to Sylvester and Maud (Finkler) Linck. John attended Michigan State University, where he graduated...
| May 16, 2013
Like most people who go into journalism, I have an insatiable curiosity about our world. The desire to learn how things work is especially satisfying when it comes to health and science reporting.
What a responsibility it is to have some of the nation&...
| May 6, 2013
When Chris Marciano was 4 years old, he would have a blistering tantrum whenever music came on the radio. By the second grade, his teacher described him as "not with us." At age 11, he was kicked out of school.
"The pediatrician said he was just...
| Apr 12, 2013
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Despite being an award-winning author, Luis Alberto Urrea doesn’t have too much trouble keeping a low profile around his Naperville home. That may change a …...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Glenview school officials will discuss Monday whether to move forward with a plan to give more students access to Apple iPads next year. Glenview Public …...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...