Barrington High School loses another student to car crash

BHS students have lost another classmate to an automotive accident: 14-year-old Cassandra Meadors died in a crash on Sunday. Full story

Judge sentences Chicago man to 11 years for killing motorcyclist while high

Fawzi Ottman was sentenced to 11 years in prison for driving on I-55 in DuPage County while intoxicated and killing a motorcycle-riding Chicago man. Full story

Geneva woman charged with aggravated DUI in crash that killed GHS alum

The 19-year-old driver of the car that killed a Geneva High School student in September is now accused of being high on marijuana and pills at the time. Full story

Des Plaines OKs investigation into police party sex assault allegations

Des Plaines aldermen voted unanimously last night to hire an outside firm to investigate allegations of sexual assault and unwanted physical contact against a female officer during an off-duty party last summer. Full story

"Frasier" star, Chicago theater legend Mahoney dies at 77

"Frasier" star and Chicago theater veteran John Mahoney, the British-born actor who called Oak Park home, has died. A member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company for 39 years, Mahoney was in hospice when he died Sunday due to complications from cancer. Full story


Some patches of freezing fog this morning, with temperatures around 9 degrees. Highs today in the low 20s. More snow late tonight, with another 1-2 inches falling through Wednesday morning. Full story.


No major traffic delays to report early Tuesday. Edwards Road is closed in both directions between Crawford Road and US Route 45 in Antioch. A bridge damaged in flooding last year has been deemed unsafe for travel. A detour is available via Route 173. Full traffic.

Bulls start strong, but fall to Kings

The Chicago Bulls' defense held the Kings scoreless for nearly 6 minutes at the start of last night's game in Sacramento, but the rest of the night didn't go as well for the Bulls, as Sacramento rallied for a 104-98 victory. Full story

Blackhawks' Crawford hits the ice for third day of workouts

The fact that Corey Crawford was able to get on the ice for a third straight day Monday is great news for the Blackhawks -- but anyone who watched him during drills can tell the goaltender is not close to returning to game action. Full story