SPRINGFIELD | A suburban Chicago man formally took over Monday as the new minority leader in the Illinois House.
Sikh temple shooting story: A wire story published in some editions of The Times and on nwi.com on Aug. 5 and 6 contained incorrect information about the Sikh Coalition and bias attacks. The Sikh Coalition is based in New York. The coalition did not say it blames anti-Islamic sentiment for m…
People use mobile devices as they wait outside Gateway High School where witnesses were brought for questioning after a shooting at a movie theater showing the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises," Friday, July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colo. A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and …
CHICAGO | South suburban police departments that arrest people on weekends will no longer be asked to transport those people to the Criminal Courts building in Chicago for their initial court appearance.
BALTIMORE — Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic improvement in their health.
Landscaped yards are being cluttered with for sale signs as homeowners face tough economic times in the suburbs.
The white picket fences and minivans that once characterized many suburbs have slowly been replaced by boarded up windows and public transit buses.
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