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  • Mom's boyfriend charged in beating of toddler

    Mom's boyfriend charged in beating of toddler
    AWaukegan toddler was gravely injured when his mother’s boyfriend struck him repeatedly in the torso, authorities said today in the man's bail hearing. The 3-year-old boy later died while being treated at a Chicago hospital, according to the Cook...
  • October 11: Focus on Family - Halloween Activities for Kids

    October 11: Focus on Family - Halloween Activities for Kids
    Kidwinks Halloween Family Fun in Chicago Taltree Haunted Railway Garden The Taltree Railway Garden covering nearly an acre, is an outdoor garden-scale model railway garden that engages visitors of all ages in an environment where they can explore,...
  • Family that fled Iraq grieves for daughter lost in crash here

    Family that fled Iraq grieves for daughter lost in crash here
    As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life. On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...
  • DUI charge in crash that killed teen girl

    DUI charge in crash that killed teen girl
    A 20-year-old man faces felony DUI charges following a West Rogers Park traffic crash this weekend that killed a 17-year-old Iraqi refugee. Chicago police said Sunday night that Francisco Campos was behind the wheel of the 2003 Ford Explorer sport...
  • 2 killed, 4 others hurt in crash on NW Side

    2 killed, 4 others hurt in crash on NW Side
    Two people were killed and four more seriously injured when two vehicles crashed into a PLS Check Cashiers store in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800...
  • Deaths of 2 in Northwest Side crash ruled homicides

    The deaths of two members of a late-night cleaning crew killed in a crash as they drove home have been ruled homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The dead were identified as Franciszek Opiela, 57, of the 7800 block West...
  • Man killed trying to remove ducklings from I-294

    Man killed trying to remove ducklings from I-294
    A Naperville man attempting to help a family of ducklings safely cross Interstate Highway 294 was killed Monday when he was struck by a limousine, state police said. Edward Gardner was traveling north when he pulled over near Schiller Park about 9:30 a....
  • New CPS chief will be paid $250,000 a year

    New Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard says his salary will remain at $250,000 as approved by the outgoing school board as a temporary measure last month. That salary was part of a short-term contract to run through June 30. The incoming board has...
  • Ex-Wilmette parks golf pro to fight theft charge

    A Northbrook man charged last week with stealing more than $10,000 from the Wilmette Park District wants a speedy trial to clear his name, his lawyer told a judge today. “We do look forward to our day on court,” said Park Ridge attorney Frank...
  • Rapid Wrist Repair

    Rapid Wrist Repair
    A lifelong passion -- broken away in an instant. With a tiny camera and 10 screws, an innovative surgeon used medicine to bring back the music. From the time she was a little girl, Donna Milanovich Srajer had music running through her body. But a fall on...
  • Cell phone column and reader responses

    Cell phone column and reader responses
    One of the recent Chicago Tribune Frugalista columns listed four ways to save on cell phone service. The online version of the column didn't end up including information from Illinois' Citizen's Utility Board, so I wanted to point out some of their...
  • Cops: Motorist rear-ends school bus, dies

    An Alsip man was killed when he rear-ended a school bus on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in northwest suburban Rosemont on Saturday afternoon, state police said. The man, identified as David Ramirez, 30, of the 3600 block of West Benck Drive in Alsip,...