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    Driver hurt after car crashes through West Chicago garage

    A car left the road Friday morning on the 400 block of Colford Avenue in West Chicago and struck a house and then plowed through a garage. The driver was taken by helicopter to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.

    Aug 29, 2014 5:27 PM

    A man was flown to an area hospital Friday morning after the car he was driving left a West Chicago roadway, struck the side of a house and then continued into and through a garage, authorities said. Nearby resident Brad Janssen said he heard a “big bang” when the crash occurred. “Came outside, heard a bunch of sirens. Had to come over and take a look. Went behind the house, saw all the firefighters — about 30 firefighters behind there, wenching the car out of the...


    Verdict split in Schaumburg home invasion trial

    Mitchell Barnes

    Aug 29, 2014 8:31 PM

    Cook County jurors found Mitchell Barnes not guilty of attempted murder Friday. But the 11-woman, 1-man jury convicted the former Barrington-area man of home invasion and robbery, making the 22-year-old eligible for a prison term of up to 30 years when he is sentenced.


    Bad weather postpones several high school football games

    Stormy weather washed out many of the suburban football openers Friday night. Several games were called or postponed until Saturday due to lightning in the area including the St Viator-Rolling Meadows game.

    Aug 29, 2014 10:59 PM

    Stormy weather washed out many of the suburban football openers Friday night. Several games were called or postponed until Saturday due to lightning in the area.


    NCH to open rehab unit in 2015

    Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

    Aug 29, 2014 5:44 PM

    Early next year Northwest Community Hospital will open a 17-bed inpatient physical rehabilitation unit at its main Arlington Heights location, officials said. NCH got approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board on Wednesday.


    6 years for DUI on same road as ’99 fatal DUI

    Walter J. Depner

    Aug 29, 2014 8:55 PM

    A Mount Prospect man who served 12 years in prison for killing four people in a 1999 drunken driving crash was sentenced Friday to six years behind bars for a DUI he was given last year on the same road. Walter J. Depner, 62, caused the Aug. 21, 1999, crash on Route 120 near Lakemoor that killed Eva Burleson of Crystal Lake and her three children. Her husband, Tom Burleson, said Friday he hopes Depner “finds peace.”


    Meet Libertyville man who gave up banking to make pizza

    John Durning carefully pulls a pizza from the wood-fired oven during a tasting for his new restaurant Pizzeria DeVille in Libertyville.

    Aug 29, 2014 10:35 AM

    John Durning is passionate — passionate about pizza. So passionate, he left his banking job of 12 years to follow his dream -- opening a pizza joint called Pizzeria Deville. “I said I wouldn’t do it unless I found the perfect place,” he said of his new pizzeria in downtown Libertyville.

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