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  • Sears taking hip-hop to Main Street

    In its continuing effort to move to the forefront of fashion, Sears, Roebuck and Co. is putting a spotlight on its urban clothing labels. Sears, based in Hoffman Estates, Ill., is testing a new urban fashion format in major cities across the country,...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said.   The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...
  • Sears may close more stores as it posts ninth consecutive quarterly loss

    Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday its loss widened significantly in the second quarter and announced it may close additional stores on top of the 130 closures already underway this year. Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Sears lost $573 million, or $5.39...
  • Illinois Tollway, Pace pin hopes on bus service

    Illinois Tollway, Pace pin hopes on bus service
    The Illinois Tollway and Pace have taken a major step toward bringing more express bus service to the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, and motorists' tolls will help pay for it. Under a partnership agreement the agencies finalized last week, the Tollway...
  • Man pleads guilty to beating mother, gets 7 years

    Man pleads guilty to beating mother, gets 7 years
    A Hoffman Estates man was sentenced to seven years in prison today in Cook County Circuit Court in what prosecutors called the near-fatal beating of his mother. Robert Granger, 33, of the 600 block of Hillcrest Drive, pleaded guilty in Rolling Meadows...
  • Motorcyclist, 23, dies during Schaumburg crash

    Motorcyclist, 23, dies during Schaumburg crash
    A motorcycle and a car collided this afternoon in northwest suburban Schaumburg, leaving the biker dead and a woman hospitalized, authorities said. It happened at 12:53 p.m. at the intersection of Roselle Road and Hartford Drive, said Schaumburg...
  • Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq

    Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, a military pilot who has flown missions in Iraq, congratulated the president on Friday for ordering air strikes in Iraq, but said the campaign should be broadened to attack Islamic State militants in...
  • Elgin pedestrian killed near Hoffman Estates

    Elgin pedestrian killed near Hoffman Estates
    An Elgin man was killed after being struck by a vehicle this morning as he walked in the roadway in unincorporated Cook County near Hoffman Estates, officials said. The 27-year-old was walking shortly before 5 a.m. near Golf and Rohrssen roads in...
  • Authorities investigate death of Schaumburg boy

    Authorities investigate death of Schaumburg boy
    Schaumburg Police suspect a medical issue may have played a role in the death of a 12-year-old Schaumburg boy found unresponsive in his home early Saturday. Schaumburg Sgt. John Nebl said police received a call at 5 a.m. Saturday morning that Trevor...
  • Man gets 3 life sentences plus 60 years for Hoffman Estates triple murder

    Man gets 3 life sentences plus 60 years for Hoffman Estates triple murder
    The man who murdered three members of a Hoffman Estates family and seriously wounded another in a 2009 knife attack was sentenced today to three life sentences without parole plus an additional 60 years. D’Andre Howard, 26, showed no emotion as...
  • Triple murder defendant takes stand: 'I wanted them to take me seriously'

    Triple murder defendant takes stand: 'I wanted them to take me seriously'
    D’Andre Howard, accused of killing three members of his fiancee’s family, spent the afternoon testifying in his own defense today, saying he was hearing voices and loud noises in his head when he started swinging his arms around with a knife...
  • Grisly autopsy photos shown at triple murder trial

    Grisly autopsy photos shown at triple murder trial
    In his last moments, Alan Engelhardt tried to defend his family. That is what his surviving family members believe after viewing autopsy photos of him and the two other victims of a brutal knife attack -- his 18-year-old daughter Laura Engelhardt and...