| May 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Barrington High School seniors Leslie Martin and Deena Davis, both 18, have always wanted to teach, and now their passion has landed them a prestigious …...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Elmhurst Emeralds 12U Team captured the Championship at the Illinois State Games Tournament in Hoffman Estates on April 29, 2012. The Emeralds started the …...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A dog park denied by Elgin City Council members last month was brought back to the table for reconsideration Wednesday — this time receiving approval. …...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Thousands of union workers gathered across Illinois today to protest Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposed budget cuts that include mass layoffs and the closure and consolidation of several state facilities, including prisons.
State employees represented by...
| Mar 30, 2012
Meredith Postlewaite's mouth throbbed constantly, but self-employed and without dental insurance, she had few options.
"I couldn't sleep, couldn't eat. ... I was living on Tylenol and Advil," said the 27-year-old landscaper.
But there were times the...
| Feb 2, 2012
D'Andre Howard left plenty of clues that he was on a dangerous path before he was accused of killing three members of a Hoffman Estates family, but state officials and outside agencies failed to act on those warnings, a new report concludes.
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:32 AM
BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will lose Sears and Kmart stores in Brighton and five other communities as part of a nationwide set of closings announced by the retail chain.
Sears Holdings Corp. in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Thursday released the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The state's working poor will save a bit more on taxes as a result of a bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today.
The measure increases the earned income tax credit. The Democratic governor requested the relief to provide a counterbalance to the tax...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Free Summer Family Fun in Chicago
Summer is all about getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather. Parents in this economy, though, really need to pay attention to their budgets. Jean Lemke, co-founder of kidwinks.com, shares some free...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Matthew Zucco might not have pulled the trigger, but he was found guilty Friday night in the murder of a popular 19-year-old Schaumburg High School graduate.
In a case that touched on drugs, guns and money, a Cook County jury convicted the Hanover...
| May 20, 2012
| 12:39 PM
A 91-year-old man was pronounced dead after a fire occurred at his Hoffman Estates home overnight, officials said.
Emmett Keating of the 700 block of North Cumberland Avenue was pronounced dead at 2:19 a.m. at the scene after the fire ripped through...