A woman riding a bicycle died Thursday evening when she was hit by a Metra train near the Cumberland Station in Des Plaines. Police officers found the woman’s body on the tracks, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:15 p.m.
Whitney Young students joined students from Pontiac High School to release 100 endangered alligator snapping turtles into a southern Illinois swamp. Read More
Samuel Walker Sr. had been preparing for the funeral of his teenage son, Samuel Walker Jr., who was gunned down last Friday in East Garfield Read More
A small circle of history researchers is racing to capture the last remnants of a little-known French dialect that endures in some old Missouri mining Read More
Wedding receptions continue to impress guests with towering centerpieces, gourmet cuisine and elegant ballrooms. For a busy bride and groom, it can be difficult to … Read More