Metra Announces Changes At Crossing At 87th And Pulaski, Where There Have Been 2 Deadly CrashesAt least two deadly crashes have taken place at the Metra crossing at 87th Street and Pulaski Road, and on Monday, Metra announced it is making changes.
Metra Knew For Years About Dangers of Crossing At 87th And Pulaski, Sister Of 2015 Accident Victim SaysA man was killed and three others were injured when a Metra train collided with a car on the tracks in Hometown earlier this month.
Neighbors Sound Off At Meeting After Shootout Steps From School In AuroraA shootout happened recently just steps from a school in Aurora – way too close for comfort for parents and students.
Michelle Obama Kicks Off Book Tour At United CenterMrs. Obama will appear at the United Center on Tuesday November 13 to promote her new memoir "Becoming."
Mom Says Bullies Landed Her 8-Year-Old Daughter In HospitalShe says her 8-year-old daughter Jasha is chronically picked on at recess.
Woman Injured When Metra Train Hits SUV In HometownA woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries when her SUV was struck by a Metra train Wednesday morning in southwest suburban Hometown, near the Chicago border.
Gaming Board Rejects Video Gambling At Hometown Strip MallThe mayor of a small southwestern suburb is unhappy with a decision by the Illinois Gaming Board to reject the suburb's proposal for a video gambling mall.
Suburban Officer Fired After Shooting Family's DogApollo the German shepherd mix growled and approached the officer, who shot the dog and killed him in front of the homeowners’ six-year-old daughter.
Hometown Hoarder's House Deemed BiohazardPolice are calling a southwest suburban Hometown house filled with papers and other trash a "biohazard" after a man they described as a hoarder was removed from the residence last week.