| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:53 AM
A dusting of snow this morning was enough to slicken the morning commute and jam the rush hour with dozens of spinouts.
Illinois State Police said they responded to several crashes along a stretch of Route 53 near Higgins Road in the northwest suburbs,...
| Mar 17, 2013
— He dropped out of north suburban Richmond-Burton Community High School, and a few years later Andy Turco found himself staining decks in the summer, plowing snow in the winter and going without work for a month or two in between.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:29 PM
It started as wind-driven ice pellets and freezing rain late Tuesday morning across many sections of the metro area. But by lunchtime, the area's second winter storm in less than a week was in full swing.
Howling northeast winds gusting over 40 mph,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:53 AM
A Central High School student is accused of placing a pin-hole camera in the boys' locker room at the Crystal Lake school.
Luke Patrick Gildea, 17, of Crystal Lake, was charged Thursday with unauthorized video recording, a felony, according to a police....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Firefighters in Antioch rescued a man who fell through ice on Lake Marie while riding his ATV this afternoon.
The man, identified only as being in his 30s, was in the ice, clinging to the vehicle, for about 20 minutes before he was rescued, said Antioch...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:53 PM
A winter storm dumped almost 9 inches of heavy, wet snow in some far northern suburbs before tapering off Thursday evening.
A winter storm warning was set to expire at midnight for Lake and McHenry counties, with Cook, DuPage and DeKalb counties under a...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As a judge this morning scheduled a trial next month for a Harvard woman charged with stabbing her 9-month-old son in the throat, the defense said a doctor will testify that she was insane at the time.
Claudia Mejia remains in custody on a $2 million...
| Jun 20, 2013
After a McHenry County man was charged earlier this year with sexually assaulting five women, police said there could be as many as 20 other victims. The severity of the allegations compelled me to dig deeper.
I drove to the courthouse, pestered the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Prosecutors had asked a judge this morning to revoke the bond a man who had served time for killing a family while driving drunk in 1999 and is again facing charges for driving under the influence and missed a court date this week.
But Walter Depner...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:21 PM
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The Semifinalist and Finalist rounds of “RedEye Best Bartender Competition” (the “Contest”) start at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:23 AM
McHenry County officials identified the victim who died in an early morning Huntley apartment building fire as a 47-year-old man.
The fire broke out this morning in a six-unit apartment and displaced 10 people, according to Battalion Chief Tim Flannigan...