| Dec 11, 2011
A former Illinois governor was sentenced to prison last week. That's about a once-a-decade event here since the 1970s.
Flashback readers know that Illinois' culture of corruption began long before that, notably with Gov. Len Small in the 1920s, but the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:29 AM
The first of several public hearings will be tonight to discuss D-I-S-D's recommendation to consolidate almost a dozen schools.
The district could shut down the eleven campues over the next two years if district officials can't find another way to...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Parents, students, and community members gathered at H.S. Thompson Thursday night to protest Dallas Independent School District's proposal. District leaders are recommending nine elementary schools and two middle schools be consolidated, meaning some...
| Jan 26, 2012
Thursday night, Dallas Independent School District board trustees voted six to two in favor of closing 11 schools within the city.
Nine of the schools are elementary schools, two are middle school campuses.
10 of the schools will close in time for the...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Arlington Park Race Track
Euclid Avenue and Wilke Road
Please note: unfortunately, the recipe is *NOT* available
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:07 PM
CHICAGO – August 3, 2011 -- WGN-TV Chicago and WGN America will provide live HD coverage of “The Arlington Million” from Arlington Park Racetrack on Saturday, August 13, 2011 from 5:00-5:30pm CT. The encore replays on CLTV on the same...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 3:54 AM
A 27-year-old woman was struck and killed by a Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train Wednesday night between the Arlington Park and Palatine stops, officials said.
The Palatine woman appeared to have run out on the tracks, investigators said.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:39 a.m. Chuck Todd, the NBC News White House correspondent, provides insight into President Obama and his plan to eliminate tax deductions for the wealthy to help pay for the bulk of...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:06 PM
If you've spent much time in the northwest suburbs, you've no doubt seen the Sheraton Chicago Northwest hotel.
The 14 floor structure towers over next door Arlington Park racetrack. The hotel closed in 2009, just a short time after opening a $25...
| May 13, 2011
| 2:42 AM
Here's what happened. What's happening. And what's gonna' happen. Bulls vs. Miami Heat Playoff Sked (All games televised on TNT)
Game 1: Sun May 15, Heat at Bulls, 7pm
Game 2: Wed May 18, Heat at Bulls, 7:30p...
| May 14, 2011
| 7:49 PM
One year to the day after Lee DeWyze’s “beLeevers” crowded into the Arlington Park racetrack to wish him luck on the "American Idol" TV show, crowds huddled there again Saturday in a cold rain to cheer a new northwest suburban star....
| May 17, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The Arlington Heights Village Board has informally adopted a measure endorsing slot machines at Arlington Park.
As a result of the unexpected development Monday night, Mayor Arlene Mulder will now write a letter to state legislators summarizing the...