Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Twinkies Could Disappear If Hostess Liquidates Amid Labor Strife

The flagship Hostess product, the Twinkie, was invented by Schiller Park bakery manager James Dewar in 1930 under a precursor company, Continental Baking Co.


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Crash Shuts Down Stevenson At Des Plaines River Bridge

The outbound Stevenson Expressway was shut down Thursday morning near the Des Plaines River bridge, after a vehicle rolled over and caught fire.



Man Charged With Hurling Racial Slurs In Road Rage Incident

Authorities have charged a southwest suburban man with hurling racial slurs and spitting at a woman and her son in a road rage incident.

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An elderly woman was killed after a fire in southwest suburban Hodgkins on Saturday afternoon. (CBS)

Elderly Woman Dies After Hodgkins Fire

An elderly woman died Sunday after a mobile home fire in southwest suburban Hodgkins.