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Legionnaires’ Diagnosis in Manteno

An individual in Illinois who was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease on Tuesday, January 4th has now passed away. The individual was a resident of the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia and is caused by a bacteria called ‘legionella’. The disease can develop anywhere from two to ten [….]


Unfortunate Car Accident Kills Two in Homer Township

A fatal accident occurred in Homer Township, Illinois on Sunday, October 21st around 9:30 p.m. Illinois State Police said a 62-year-old man in a Porsche Boxster was driving northeast on Archer Avenue when he crossed the center lanes and slammed head-on into a Toyota Tercel driven by a 36-year-old woman. The man was taken to [….]


BP Recalls Tainted Gasoline

Oil company, BP, announced that contaminated gasoline from their Whiting, Indiana refinery was mistakenly sent to several gas stations in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana this week. Seven thousand consumer complaints had reached the company by Wednesday, August 22 after people found their cars had problems starting properly. An investigation lead to the BP refinery in [….]


Man Charged with DUI After Fatal Accident

Early Sunday morning, a teacher in the Ottawa, Illinois  school district lost her life when the driver of the vehicle she was riding in lost control and crashed. Chad Marks was driving his 1997 Ford Mustang on Route 6 in Grundy County just north of Longpoint Road with Brittany L. Judy, 26 as his passenger. [….]


Megabus Accident Kills One Woman, Sends over 30 to Local Hospitals

A megabus crashed into a southern Illinois viaduct on Interstate 55 Thursday which killed one passenger and injured several others. The double-decker bus, with over 70 passengers on board, was traveling southbound near Litchfield on Interstate 55 towards St. Louis. About 1:20 p.m. the bus veered over to a concrete pillar of a viaduct. The [….]


Illinois Traffic Accident Fatalities on the Increase for 2012

Traffic accidents resulting in fatalities are on the upswing for Illinois motorists. Last week, the Illinois Department of Transportation noted that traffic fatalities in 2012 are up 9 percent from 2011. The reasons why are many. Roughly 10 percent of this year’s fatalities are related to distracted driving, specifically drivers checking text and email messages. [….]


Vinyl Chloride Found in Water from Sauk Village

On Friday, July 20, 2012, the Illinois community of Sauk Village was told that municipal water was safe for using to prepare food after disclosures that the water has high levels of vinyl chloride. On the day before, business and restaurant owners were told that they should find other sources of water for cooking and [….]


Pedestrian Injured by Hit-And-Run Driver in Evanston

On the early Sunday morning of June 24th, a man was hit by a pick-up truck in Evanston and sent to the hospital with several injuries. The Chicago resident was on the 300 block of Chicago Avenue in Evanston at about 12:20 a.m. A northbound pick-up truck struck the man and drover away. Witnesses describe [….]


Motorcyclist Dies After Crash With Car in Libertyville

Late in the evening of  Wednesday, June 13th, a Mount Prospect man died after his motorcycle was hit by a car in Libertyville. William Thedorf Sr., 79, was traveling south on Route 45 in Libertyville as a train was running parallel to Rt. 45. An 18-year-old driver of a Volkswagen was heading north on Rt.45 [….]


Mokena Teen killed at Railroad Crossing

A Mokena teen who recently graduated from high school was killed Wednesday night when her car was struck by a Metra train in Tinley Park. Samira Baker, 19, was parked at the tracks at 191st Street, west of LaGrange Road. Witnesses reported her car was inside the lowered gate with the gate resting on the [….]