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Kevin McCarthy

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  • McCarthy poised to return to Assembly in 37th House District

     
    Rep. Kevin McCarthy, D-Orland Park, was narrowly leading his Republican challenger Jeffrey Junkas as the vote totals rolled in Tuesday night. With 100 percent of …...
  • Traditionally Republican, Orland looking blue

     
    Though Republicans gained seats nationally, elections for representatives in the traditionally Republican Orland Township bucked that trend with Democrats retaining three state legislature seats. Democrats …...
  • Senate approves plan for state watchdog to oversee Metra, CTA

     
    UPDATED at 8:22 with other legislative action; originally posted by Monique Garcia and Ray Long at 5:45 p.m. The state’s executive inspector general would have authority to investigate the Chicago area’s transit agencies under legislation the Illinois...
  • New cameras will enhance Bolingbrook police cars

     
    Bolingbrook police cars will be upgraded soon with new digital cameras that will capture video and audio of incidents police respond to. The department is …...
  • Illinois House approves police, fire pension reforms

     
    Posted by Ray Long and Monique Garcia at 5:40 p.m. SPRINGFIELD — House lawmakers tonight voted to reduce pension benefits for future police and fire fighters throughout the state in a major overhaul of underfunded retirement systems. The measure, which....
  • USC basketball: Transfer guard Jio Fontan named Pacific 10 Conference Player of the Week

     
    USC junior guard Jio Fontan debuted for the Trojans just three games ago after having not played in more than a year in accordance with NCAA transfer rules. But he didn't wait to make an impression, helping USC nearly upset......
  • What students should think about when they're being told to think

     
    Hey kids! Wondering what you're going to think about during the mandatory moment of silence that will begin each classroom day in Illinois public schools starting this week? Six ideas: 1. State legislators who think they know what's best for......
  • Local school districts take early stand against consolidation proposal

     
    Local school districts are wasting no time in voicing their opposition to Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposal to consolidate public school districts, reducing the 869 districts …...
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...
  • Piranha

    Piranha
    PIRANHA 
 Shout Factory / 1978 / 93 min. / R 
 In the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg's JAWS not only changed the way Hollywood does business, it spawned a sharp-toothed array of cinematic imitators. From ORCA: THE KILLER WHALE to ALLIGATOR...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • Retirement perks cost towns millions

    Retirement perks cost towns millions
    Lax pension rules are costing suburban taxpayers millions of dollars by allowing job perks and hefty pay hikes to inflate retirement checks for local leaders, the Tribune has found. In Glencoe, a free Jeep, bonuses and other perks to an outgoing parks...