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  • Lake Forest teacher contract faces ratification votes

    Lake Forest teacher contract faces ratification votes
    Teachers in Lake Forest are scheduled to vote on their new contract Tuesday. The teachers staged a week-long walkout last month before a tentative contract settlement sent them back to work; today, both the teachers and the school board are scheduled...
  • Dogs killed in Naperville apartment fire

    Dogs killed in Naperville apartment fire
    Three dogs were killed in an apartment fire in Naperville. It happened Wednesday afternoon inside a two-story apartment complex. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke in an unoccupied apartment on the first floor. They put out the fire within 10...
  • Woman killed in stolen squad car crash

    Woman killed in stolen squad car crash
    A stolen police squad car was involved in an deadly crash in East Saint Louis, IL. Police say it started with a man who was arguing over a bus fare around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to escort the man off a Metro bus at 80th and State streets,...
  • Indiana gets first Big Ten win in Wilson era

    Indiana gets first Big Ten win in Wilson era
    CHAMPAIGN — The weight of a losing season seems obvious to Illinois coach Tim Beckman. "I've lost 22 pounds," he said. "You think I like losing? I haven't been around it. I hate it." Saturday's 31-17 Homecoming loss to Indiana only added to the...
  • Illinois corporate tax credits swelled to $161 million in 2011

    Illinois corporate tax credits swelled to $161 million in 2011
    When lawmakers raised taxes on Illinois residents and businesses, they also increased corporate income tax breaks for a select group of companies. In 2011, businesses were eligible to claim about $161 million in tax credits — double from the...
  • Ryder Cup brings golf elite & tourism to Chicago suburbs

    Ryder Cup brings golf elite & tourism to Chicago suburbs
    A rare event is set for the Chicago suburbs later this week when the Ryder Cup golf tournament comes to Medinah Country Club.  Some economic experts say the tournament could bring around $130 million in revenue to the area.  That's about the same...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Wyly, Cornelius 'Corny' Cole, Billy Grammer

    PASSINGS: Charles Wyly, Cornelius 'Corny' Cole, Billy Grammer
    Charles Wyly Texas billionaire and philanthropist Charles Wyly, 77, a Texas billionaire and philanthropist whose family donated millions of dollars to Republican causes and Dallas arts projects, died Sunday after a car accident in western Colorado,...
  • Hospitalization delays court for Seattle man accused in 1957 Sycamore slaying

    Hospitalization delays court for Seattle man accused in 1957 Sycamore slaying
    Jack Daniel McCullough, the Seattle man recently arrested on charges that he kidnapped and murdered a 7-year-old Sycamore, Ill. girl in 1957, was hospitalized Saturday for undisclosed reasons. McCullough, 71, was scheduled to appear Saturday in a King...
  • Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats

    Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats
    Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd. "It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
  • Feds indict 2 over tainted Crestwood well

    Feds indict 2 over tainted Crestwood well
    Unwilling to fix leaky water mains in Crestwood, a south suburb known for its penny-pinching ways, village leaders secretly supplemented their supplies for more than two decades with a community well they knew was contaminated with cancer-causing...
  • Cargill Expands Ground Turkey Recall, No Illnesses Linked

    Cargill Expands Ground Turkey Recall, No Illnesses Linked
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA ) -- Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has expanded a recall of ground turkey after more batches tested positive for Salmonella. Cargill issued a voluntary recall of over 185,000 pounds of ground turkey Sunday after a test sample at an...
  • Spicy tuna roll 'scrape' linked to salmonella

    Spicy tuna roll 'scrape' linked to salmonella
    A California fish processor has voluntarily recalled 58,828 pounds of a frozen raw yellowfin tuna product because of its association with a "multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly," according to a Food and Drug Administration announcement Friday...