Musical tastes aside, little has changed at the Orbit Skate Center in Palatine since it first opened in 1972.
The international celebration of Earth Day brought out volunteers Saturday to dozens of sites throughout the Chicago area, doing everything from clean-up work to cultivation of wild habitat.
It took firefighters in the northwest suburbs nearly six hours Saturday to put out a brush fire that was started by improperly discarded smoking materials and fueled by high winds and dry grass.
A 30-year-old man has been charged with abducting his girlfriend’s son last week in Palatine.
An 8-year-old boy Palatine boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday has been located — alive and well, police say.
A Palatine woman died this week after falling off a horse.
A Palatine man stands charged with felony animal cruelty, after throwing a cat so hard to the ground that the animal had to be put down.
Metra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line were halted Monday morning, after an inbound train slammed into a car in Palatine.
A fire in a Palatine apartment building left a man with burns and gutted the structure Tuesday morning.
A 10-vehicle pileup shut down Route 53 in Palatine early Tuesday.
The Palatine Village Council has reversed itself, ordering another look at a plan to allow a Starbucks on Northwest Highway after residents voiced opposition.
A 24-year-old northwest suburban woman says she is filing a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission because she was attacked by her boss and when she went to the police, the company retaliated against her.
Police were questioning a suspect Tuesday morning in the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man found outside an apartment complex in northwest suburban Palatine.
A Metra train struck a pedestrian Wednesday night near northwest suburban Palatine.
An elderly northwest suburban man is the first to be diagnosed this year in the Chicago area with West Nile-related diseases.
A Palatine man has been charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, whose school bus stopped in front of his home.
Palatine police are going after smokers who are violating state law.
The driver of a silver Chrysler Sebring was unconscious when rescuers found him after the car crashed, and possibly rolled over, in a parking lot near the intersection of Axe and Nickel Plate avenues.
Federal authorities have charged two suburban businessmen with defrauding investors out more than $16 million in a Ponzi scheme.
When the veteran tattoo artists attempted to put their Maximum Tattoo store in northwest suburban Palatine, it was voted down by the Village Board.