Friday, December 14, 2018

Hunt is on for man with blue and tan suitcase who robbed bank in Rolling Meadows

Authorities are looking for a man who they say robbed a bank in Rolling Meadows on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Chicago office of the FBI, the robbery took place at 4:11 p.m. at the Village Bank and Trust, 1635 Algonquin Road. The amount of money taken was not disclosed.

The heist was described...

Ticket sales for Pritzker inauguration party will benefit group that helps low-income Chicagoans, state fair foundation

Ticket sales for Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s post-inauguration party in Springfield next month will benefit a group that helps low-income Chicagoans navigate the criminal justice system, as well as a foundation that’s trying to repair the crumbling Illinois State Fairgrounds.

Pritzker’s...

Family of Kenneka Jenkins sues Rosemont hotel over her death in freezer

The mother of Kenneka Jenkins, the young woman from Chicago who was found dead in the freezer of a Rosemont hotel, has filed a long-anticipated lawsuit against the hotel, its security contractor and even a restaurant that was allegedly renting the space where Jenkins was found.

The lawsuit claims...

Green Bay Packers fan loses bid to wear fan gear on sidelines for Sunday's Chicago Bears game

A die-hard Packers fan has lost his court bid to don his Green Bay gear and stand on the sidelines before Sunday’s Chicago Bears-Packers game.

A federal court judge in Chicago on Thursday denied the temporary restraining order and injunction sought by Green Bay resident Russell Beckman against...

Scooter study finds potential for short trips to and from transit in Chicago

A new DePaul University study finds that electric scooters could be useful for trips to and from transit, and could help more Chicago households to do without a car.

The study was conducted by DePaul’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. It received some funding from Bird, a Santa...

LIGO's Gravitational Wave Discovery Is Still In Question, But Why?

Despite pleas from his parents, former heroin user who supplied fatal dose to friend is sent to prison

Sobs filled a packed McHenry County courtroom Thursday from relatives and supporters of John Galloway, pleading for the admitted former heroin addict to receive probation for supplying the drugs on which his friend overdosed.

But the judge ruled that the Galloway, 21, must serve prison time for...