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  • Recall alert: Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines may pose risk of mouth injury

    Recall alert: Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines may pose risk of mouth injury
    More than 100,000 Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines have be recalled by LaRose Industries due to risk of mouth injury. A brass rivet can fall out of the sno-cone machine’s ice-shaving cylinder and into a sno-cone, posing a risk of injury to the mouth or...
  • Greg Schwem: Burying Barbie . . . and other depressing parental duties

    I am a firm believer in the "Death Comes in Threes" adage, not only for celebrities but also for children's toys. It happened again recently. First to expire was the backyard plastic pool. Nobody could say it didn't have a long, happy life. From its...
  • Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense

    There's a nip in the air. Couples bundle against the cold. It must be time for the "war on Christmas." Like the changing of the weather, the war on Christmas arrives each year a few weeks before Dec. 25. Conservatives take to the airwaves to denounce...
  • Walter Payton's son asks students to unlock 'greatness'

    Walter Payton's son asks students to unlock 'greatness'
    As he talked to students at Aux Sable Middle School in Joliet, Jarrett Payton gave bullying only a brief mention, as if to show that bullies couldn't win against the greatness inside those who were listening. He talked about his dad – the late...
  • Downers Grove, Westmont police blotter: Feb. 18

    Downers Grove, Westmont police blotter: Feb. 18
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •More than $18,000 in jewelry was stolen from a home a 1900 block of Wellington Place between Jan. 3 and Feb. 11. •An iPhone was stolen Feb. 10 from X Sport Fitness Center...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 28

    Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park •A 42-year-old Worth man was charged with DUI, speeding, improper lane use and improper lane change during a Jan. 11 traffic stop on the 8800 block of 143rd Street for driving 72 mph...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 21

    Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park • A 41-year-old Orland Park man was charged with domestic battery in connection with an incident at a Mokena-area home on Jan. 13. •A 21-year-old Chicago Heights woman was...
  • Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring

    Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring
    The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
  • Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations

    Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations
    At a recent meeting, the Deerfield plan commission weighed the pros and cons of allowing medical marijuana to be sold in the village's outlying commercial areas. "Are we going to put a Toys 'R' Us next to a place that sells medical marijuana?" asked...
  • Rep. Dan McNeill announces re-election bid

     
    State Rep. Dan McNeill, D-Lehigh, has announced he is seeking re-election to a second term. McNeill, 66, a former union leader and Whitehall Township commissioner, said he plans to officially hold a re-election event at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at......
  • Consumer prices stay flat, inflation low ahead of key Fed meeting

    Consumer prices stay flat, inflation low ahead of key Fed meeting
    WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices were unchanged last month, the government said Tuesday, keeping inflation running low as Federal Reserve policymakers start a two-day meeting to decide if the economy is strong enough to begin reducing a key stimulus program....
  • Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging

    Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging
    The parent company of Toys R Us and Babies R Us agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailers overcharged Southland shoppers, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The Wayne, N.J., business...