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  • Maryland Jockey Club president reiterates desire to stretch out Triple Crown

    Maryland Jockey Club president reiterates desire to stretch out Triple Crown
    Tom Chuckas, president and chief operating officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, said Saturday that he would like to see horse racing's Triple Crown events played out over two months, not five weeks. Speaking to reporters at Pimlico Race Course three...
  • Charles M. Cahn Jr.

    Charles M. Cahn Jr.
    Charles M. Cahn Jr., a retired Baltimore attorney who was the managing partner of Blades & Rosenfeld, died Feb. 10 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. He was 92. The son of Charles M. Cahn, an insurance executive, and Fannie Rosenbacher Cahn, a...
  • Ethel G. Coleman, educator

    Ethel G. Coleman, educator
    Ethel G. Coleman, a retired city public school teacher, died Jan. 14 of heart failure at the Hillcrest Convalescence Center in Durham, N.C. The former Ashburton resident was 98. The daughter of William Henry Gillis, a farmer, and Barbara Goins Gillis,...
  • Could the Breeders' Cup ever come to Baltimore?

    Could the Breeders' Cup ever come to Baltimore?
    The Breeders' Cup, created as a roving championship of thoroughbred racing, shunned Louisville's Churchill Downs this week and announced it would return to Santa Anita Park in 2014 for a third consecutive year. Santa Anita, of course, is owned by the...
  • Longtime jockey Pino one win shy of joining all-time top 10

    Longtime jockey Pino one win shy of joining all-time top 10
    Jockey Mario Pino, an Ellicott City resident who has spent most of his career in Maryland, is close to joining horse racing's top 10 all-time North American wins list. Pino is just one win away from tying Hall of Fame rider Earlie Fires, who is currently...
  • Test drive your weekend with 2014 Ford, Dodge and Toyota models

    Test drive your weekend with 2014 Ford, Dodge and Toyota models
    It’s not just construction season in Chicagoland. This weekend, it’s test drive season. Toyota, Dodge and Ford host test-drive programs of their newest vehicles free and open to the public throughout the Chicago suburbs. Dodge If test...
  • Saint Leon wins Arlington Sprint for third year in a row

     Saint Leon wins Arlington Sprint for third year in a row
    Saint Leon has become the patron saint of senior citizens. Still going strong at the advanced racing age of 9, the former $5,000 claiming horse led all the way to win the $75,000 Arlington Sprint for a record-equaling third straight time Saturday at...
  • Person struck and killed by Metra train near Arlington Park

    Person struck and killed by Metra train near Arlington Park
    A 34-year-old woman was struck and killed by an inbound Union Pacific Northwest train near Arlington Park this morning, officials said.. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. at Rohlwing Road near the Arlington Park station, said Metra spokesman Tom...
  • Seeing Mickey Rooney in Chicago, through Christiansen's eyes

    Seeing Mickey Rooney in Chicago, through Christiansen's eyes
    Critics have their obsessions, especially in Chicago. Claudia Cassidy had Tennessee Williams. Gene Siskel had "Saturday Night Fever." Richard Christiansen had Mickey Rooney. No actor — not even a Steppenwolf ensemble member — could coax such...
  • Ed Duffy, 1945-2014

     Ed Duffy, 1945-2014
    Working was a multidimensional endeavor for Ed Duffy. He was a Chicago cop, deputy chief of staff under Gov. Jim Thompson, director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid, an Arlington Heights trustee, president of Arlington Park racetrack, chief...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Nov. 14

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Nov. 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Arlington Heights •A gold Rolex Presidential watch valued at $15,000. a silver-colored Seiko watch valued at $3,000, a silver-colored Coach watch valued at $600, three other watches and a gold...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Feb. 4

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Feb. 4
    The following items were taken from police reports. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS A man wearing a ski mask entered the Jewel Food Store, 440 E. Rand Road, at 3:10 p.m. Jan. 24, approached the TCF bank counter and demanded money from the teller. The offender...