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  • Court ruling revives plans for Lincolnwood gun range

    Court ruling revives plans for Lincolnwood gun range
    A court ruling has revived plans for a gun range in Lincolnwood, renewing debate over whether to allow the facility above an existing gun shop. An Illinois appeals court ruled Monday that the proposal to expand Shore Galleries meets the village zoning...
  • 'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
  • North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions

    North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions
    Last year North Riverside officials received a letter from a state agency ordering the village to start paying more into its underfunded pension accounts or face a financial reckoning. The ultimatum and a shortage of cash prompted the village to...
  • Lincolnwood man charged in fatal crash on Edens

    Lincolnwood man charged in fatal crash on Edens
    A 21-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal crash that happened early Sunday morning on Interstate 94 near Touhy Avenue.  Shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, a 2001 Audi and a 2003 Chevrolet Tracker were southbound...
  • Prosecutors: Driver in fatal Edens crash was drunk and racing at 100 mph

    Prosecutors: Driver in fatal Edens crash was drunk and racing at 100 mph
    A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said. Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
  • Woman who died after being pulled from Montrose Harbor identified

    Woman who died after being pulled from Montrose Harbor identified
    A Lincolnwood woman who was in critical condition after being rescued from Montrose Harbor has died, officials said. Chicago Fire Department officials were called to Montrose Harbor at 5:48 p.m. Saturday, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan...
  • Former Cook sheriff, judge Richard Elrod dies

    Former Cook sheriff, judge Richard Elrod dies
    Richard J. Elrod, the son of a West Side Democratic committeeman, was seriously injured during an altercation with a protester during a 1969 Days of Rage demonstration downtown but went on to four terms as Cook County sheriff and more than 25 years as a...
  • After brother's death, where's my airfare refund?

    After Irene Reitman's brother passes away, she cancels her trip to Las Vegas. But American Airlines won't refund her fare. Why not? Q: My husband and I were recently scheduled to fly from Chicago to Las Vegas on American Airlines. Unfortunately, my...
  • Man dies following Lincolnwood accident

    Man dies following Lincolnwood accident
    Police are trying to piece together why a 19-year-old man was lying in the road before he was hit by at least two vehicles this morning in north suburban Lincolnwood. The man later died at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston following the incident...
  • Special needs for special siblings

    Special needs for special siblings
    Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
  • Man accused of trying to bribe witness

    Man accused of trying to bribe witness
    A Lincolnwood man who is facing charges of illegally diverting gas and power to his pet food company was hit with more charges of trying to bribe a witness in the case, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday. Joel Sher, 56, allegedly offered $5,000 to a...
  • Authorities: Jogger dies after being hit by vehicle

    Authorities: Jogger dies after being hit by vehicle
    A man who was jogging this morning in Lincolnwood died after being struck by a vehicle, authorities said. The victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as 62-year-old Judd Horwitz, was jogging in the 7000 block of Lincoln Avenue...