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The median sale price of previously-owned single-family houses in the Hartford metro area didn't register the gains seen nationwide in the first three months of this year, according to a new report Thursday. The Hartford metro area's median sale price...
Momence police Chief Timothy Swanson, formerly the police chief in the suburb of Countryside, filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Tribune on Friday in response to articles about a police helicopter program he spearheaded. Swanson, of Bourbonnais, is...
Tags: Trials, Crime, Law and Justice, Momence, Laws, Bourbonnais
Aaron Williams was 15 when his friend invited him over to try out a new Christmas present — a potato gun constructed by hand from plastic pipe with hair spray as its propellent. Aaron said it was thrilling to watch as other teenagers balanced...
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Trails in northwest Indiana are being added to a national walking trail that stretches from Delaware to California. The Times of Munster reports (http://bit.ly/12ouNqO ) the northern route of the 6,800-mile-long American...
When Plains' frontman Michael McGinnis is working, he's holed up in the recording pit of Honor Roll Music, a studio-warehouse in Little Haiti. His 6-foot-3 frame is hunched over three side-by-side monitors, his eyes staring at the screen's mixing software...
The Plainfield Village Board voted Monday to continue the town's battle against the insidious emerald ash borer, a hungry little insect that is laying waste to the municipality's trees. The board voted unanimously to allocate up to $60,000 for the...
Authorities are trying to determine whether a man found dead in a pickup truck that had gone into a tree is a man reported missing after leaving his South Side job to head home to Kankakee in August. Richard Roberts, 47, of St. Michael's Drive in...
Two Chicago men face federal charges after a police plane spotted nearly 1,500 marijuana plants growing in Kankakee County. Gerardo Correa, 29, and Jose Haro-Gutierrez, 29, have been charged with possession of more than 1,000 marijuana plants with intent...
Tribune reporterChicago appears to have dodged the worst of an early-spring snow system that is dumping six to 10 inches on Central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. But according to State Police Sunday night, motorists traveling in Kankakee,...
CHICAGO - The four horses hadn't been visited in weeks. There was no water in their buckets, no hay in the stall. All of the animals looked dangerously thin. The horses' caregiver apparently had stopped showing up. So even though the horses were not...
My 7-year-old loves bacon. She loves it almost as much she loves pigs who are still alive. And so our recent farm visit to witness a slaughter was not easy. For years I've been talking to Miranda and her brother, Joe, about appreciating the sources...
Tags: Bacon, Animals, Farms, Food Industry, Children
Tribune reporterA wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued an alert for three children missing from the area of Kankakee, Illinois who may have been brought to South Florida. Artistic Fletcher,...
Tags: Key West, Chicago Fire Department
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