| Feb 25, 2014
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:31 PM
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,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports.
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•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...
| Jan 9, 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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A man who authorities say pulled a handgun on police has died at a park in Riverside after an officer-involved shooting.
About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, two Riverside police officers “contacted” the man at Arlington Park near the 3800 block of Van...
| Dec 8, 2013
Holiday bonanza: Do some holiday shopping at the Lambs Farm Holiday Lights, Gift & Craft Fair. More than 500 vendors will be selling myriad items — everything from handmade soaps and wearable art to wooden furniture and pet toys — for everyone...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:32 AM
News briefs from Arlington Heights, Palatine and Buffalo Grove.
Superintendent candidates to visit District 25
As many as three superintendent finalist candidates are expected to visit Arlington Heights School District 25 in November. The school board...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:38 PM
It is the 2013 Breeders' Cup this weekend at Santa Anita. That means, if you believe in trends, Richard Mandella will drive to the races in a Brinks truck.
Mandella is 63, a Hall of Fame trainer as active as ever in the high-stakes world of thoroughbred...