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Trayce Thompson hoping to make name for himself with Chicago White SoxAug 3, 2015 11:50 PM
Trayce Thompson hails from a famous basketball family. On Monday, the outfielder joined the Chicago White Sox and he'll try making a name for himself in baseball.
Suburban firefighters compete on ‘American Ninja Warrior’Aug 3, 2015 6:19 PM
Streamwood firefighter and Elgin resident Brandon Mears is in the finals on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." His workout partner, Aurora firefighter Dan Polizzi, made it to the semi-finals this season. They train at the Chicago Ninja Academy in Carol Stream, a place famous for having many show alumni.
Funnel cloud reported near GrayslakeAug 3, 2015 10:31 AM
More severe storms swept through the area Sunday night, packing high winds, rain and hail that toppled trees and power lines, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. National Weather Service Meteorologist Ricky Castro said there were reports that a tornado touched down near Grayslake.
Man killed at fest identified as 35-year-old Wood Dale residentAug 3, 2015 7:36 AM
A Wood Dale man died and 20 people were injured after a large tent was blown into the air then crashed down onto the ground and its occupants Sunday at the Prairie Fest in Wood Dale. “Everybody started screaming, and we saw people falling,” said witness Bella Salgado. “It was really, really scary.”
Samardzija, Sox pounded by YankeesAug 2, 2015 6:29 PM
Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija was roughed up Sunday, and the New York Yankees rolled to a 12-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.
Palatine wellness expert finds herself in pilgrimage to India, TibetJul 31, 2015 2:18 PM
Palatine wellness expert, Mia Scheid, shares of her life-changing trip to India and Tibet and her spiritual journey.