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Pregnant Beecher mom, 3 young sons killed in crash laid to rest

Pregnant Beecher mom, 3 young sons killed in crash laid to rest
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-08-02


Mourners packed into Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete on Wednesday for the funeral of a pregnant mother and her three young sons who died last week following a two-vehicle crash a short distance from their Beecher home.The late-morning service for Lindsey Schmidt, 29, and her sons Owen, 6, Weston, 4, and Kaleb, 19 months, drew a capacity crowd of family, friends and community members who have rallied...(Read More)

Teen charged in Uber driver

Teen charged in Uber driver's slaying has attacked guards, prosecutor says
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-07-18


The teenage girl accused of hacking an Uber driver to death has had dozens of disciplinary problems since her arrest, including violently lashing out at guards, authorities said Tuesday.In the seven weeks that she's been held in juvenile detention on a first-degree murder charge, Eliza Wasni has been involved in 40 disciplinary infractions, including pushing, kicking and in one case biting guards,...(Read More)

'We try to eat as many ribs as we can': Naperville Ribfest turns 30
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-07-01


When it comes to eating pork ribs, there's not much of a science to how you tackle them other than to be prepared for stained shirts, sticky fingers and sauce-smeared faces."I mean, you take the rib, hold it with your thumb and finger on each side, and just rip into it," said Dale Norris, who was among the thousands to turn out Saturday for Naperville's 30th annual Ribfest on Friday in...(Read More)

Embattled Evanston librarian returns from leave; could be fired over Facebook post

Embattled Evanston librarian returns from leave; could be fired over Facebook post
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-06-04


A popular Evanston librarian who returned from a 15-day disciplinary suspension last week now stands to lose her job after a termination hearing before library officials Friday morning.Lesley Williams, the Evanston Public Library's Adult Services librarian, said she could be fired after being placed on disciplinary leave again for posting, "Some organizations are true leaders in practicing equity...(Read More)

Missing River Forest native found safe in Montana:

Missing River Forest native found safe in Montana: 'Everyone is overjoyed'
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-05-11


When River Forest native Madeline Connelly went missing in rural Montana after a hike last week, her family never lost hope. The family's prayers were answered Wednesday as Connelly, 23, and her dog Mogi, were found safe.Connelly's uncle, Michael Connelly, said he received the call Wednesday morning from an emotional Laura Connelly, Madeline's mother, to announce that she had been found."Everyone...(Read More)

'What else is out there?' Will County judge asks DCFS in wake of toddler's death
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-05-03


Expressing continued frustration over the death of a 16-month-old Joliet Township girl, a Will County judge Wednesday said she wants all the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services cases in the county to be brought to her courtroom."I didn't get a lot of sleep last night because I keep thinking why did this happen," Will County Judge Paula Gomora said in juvenile court. "If...(Read More)

Dying reader calls columnist for the last time

Dying reader calls columnist for the last time
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-04-29


He loved science, technology, history and talking.He was a "phone pal," a guy who called just to chat, to offer ideas, to compliment and sometimes criticize my work, and to always, always remind me of the importance of this job. We never met face to face, only chatted on the phone about stories and events and ideas.It's hard to believe that at one time people like Mike Rosewell were ubiquitous.That...(Read More)

Neighborhood crash near Gurnee sends five to hospital

Neighborhood crash near Gurnee sends five to hospital
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-04-25


Five people were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after a subcompact car crashed into a tree near Gurnee Monday night.Lake County Sheriff's Office deputies received the call around 8:30 p.m. that a 2013 Kia Rio traveling northwest on Grandwood Lane at Lakeview Terrace had gone off the roadway and struck a tree, said Sgt. Christopher Covelli, a spokesman with the sheriff's office.The car contained...(Read More)

Highland Park man found guilty in shooting death of Colin Nutter

Highland Park man found guilty in shooting death of Colin Nutter
Written by Brad Walters on 2017-04-21


Almost four years after Colin Nutter was shot to death in his own car, an acquaintance who was 17 at the time has been found guilty in the slaying.Lake County Judge Victoria Rossetti ruled Friday that Philip Vatamaniuc, now 21, is guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of the 20-year-old Highland Park man.Vatamaniuc was one of three people who authorities said made arrangement to buy marijuana...(Read More)





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