Director Harold Ramis and actor John Cusack during the after party for the Focus Features premiere of 'The Ice Harvest' November 21, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Matt Carmichael/Getty Images)

Harold Ramis Dead At Age 69

Legendary Chicago comedian and director Harold Ramis — who gave us such iconic films as Animal House, Caddyshack, and Groundhog Day, and co-starred in Ghostbusters — reportedly has died after a long illness.


Joliet Mayor Art Schultz talks April 28, 2011, about his 20 years of service in Joliet. (Matthew Grotto/Sun-Times Media File Photo)

Retired Joliet Mayor Arthur Schultz Dies

Arthur Schultz, Joliet’s longest serving mayor who retired in May after five terms and 20 years in office, died Saturday night at the age of 78.


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Winfield Teen Dies After Weekend Crash

A 17-year-old west suburban boy died early Monday following a Saturday night traffic accident near West Chicago.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Dog, Cat Killed In Lakeview Fire

A cat and a dog perished during a fire at a Lakeview neighborhood apartment building Sunday afternoon.