Wednesday May 15
Realtors to honor 'good neighbors'
The Chicago Association of Realtors "2013 Good Neighbor Awards" networking event will recognize properties at the forefront of making the Chicago region a great place to live and conduct business.
Sun May 12, 2013
Cops: Woman, 81, breaks hip when intoxicated son falls on her
An intoxicated Riverside man fell on his 81-year-old mother during an argument last week, breaking her hip in three places and pinning her until first responders arrived, police said.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Daily Gazette
Longtime therapist opens office
Juanita Madrigal, 54, of Rock Falls, a licensed clinical professional counselor, treats abused children, as well as individuals, couples and families, at Isaiah Counseling Center in Sterling.
Thu May 09, 2013
Oak Park man starts program to help up-and-coming musicians
When you're a young rock musician who's mastered the basics of playing an instrument, joining a band is the next big step.
1 dead, 8 wounded in overnight violence
One man was killed and eight were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Six Hospitalized After SW Side Crash
A Hyundai Sonata rear-ended a Toyota minivan traveling south on Cicero Avenue near 59th Street about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Fire Media Affairs.
New City Chicago
Checkerboard City: Strap It On?
Last summer when I visited Copenhagen, I drank Carlsberg beer with Mikael Colville-Andersen, one of the world's most influential and controversial bicycle advocates, in his lush back yard while his kids practiced soccer and picked flowers.
Mon May 06, 2013
Kathleen Palma Barbara Mazurke, 70, was a Member of St. Patrick Catholic Church
Kathleen Palma Barbara Mazurek, age 70, of Bristol, IL, formerly a 14 year resident of Naperville, IL, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at her home.
Woman Robbed at Blue Line; Several Cars Burglarized
MONDAY, APRIL 29 Car Battery Stolen Someone broke into a Jeep Cherokee in the 100 block of Erie and stole the car's battery.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Huffington Post
Jack Jennings: The Neglected Purpose of Education
These similar phrases were developed by diverse groups of citizens in three communities -- Berwyn, Illinois; Chicago; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, respectively -- to describe what they saw as a basic mission of public education.
Thu May 02, 2013
West Suburban Unemployment Drops, but Still Up From 2012
Unemployment rates in Illinois dropped from February 2013 to March, though they're still higher than this time last year, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security .
Wed May 01, 2013
DeLeshe Wins Final Stickney Village Trustee Seat On Coin Flip
The final spot in the village trustee's race in southwest suburban Stickney was settled Wednesday morning with a coin toss.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Berwyn relaxes towing policy that socked immigrants
An order signed by Berwyn Police Chief James D. Ritz says the "towing, impounding and seizing of a vehicle" operated by an unlicensed driver "may be decided by the use of officer discretion unless the vehicle is uninsured." Berwyn officials say the order softens enforcement of a 2007 ordinance that allows the city to charge the unlicensed motorists ... (more)
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Man Exposes Himself; Car and Garage Burglaries
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 Man Exposes Himself A man exposed his penis while standing outside of a building in the 100 block of Chicago.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Auction Items Going Once, Going Twice In Series Of Thefts
There's a multi-state manhunt for a woman accused of visiting local auctions, winning bids and then taking off with them without paying.
DMJ Automotive a Home-grown Business
Jeff Moore spent his childhood days at his father's auto shop, and years later the Lyons Township graduate is on the other side: He runs the place while he children hang out.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
No One Injured When Two Vehicles Caught Fire
A two-vehicle fire happened after one rear-ended the other, seriously damaging both vehicles but causing no injuries Sunday afternoon.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Frank Thomas to open brewpub in Berwyn
Sure, soon as I decide to take a brief hiatus, the news starts rolling in. Wednesday, my mail lists were burning with the news that White Sox five-time All-Star Frank Thomas was headlining a deal to convert a bank building in Berwyn into a brewpub, to be called Big Hurt Brew House.