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  • State Sen. Gary Dahl resigning

     
    Chairman Susan Thornton of the La Salle County Republican Central Committee says she will be organizing a meeting with seven other GOP county chairmen to …...
  • Kim Jong Eun's creepy debutant ball

     
    For a dictator/national savior-in-waiting, this is more like it: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il presided over a military parade Sunday alongside his youngest son and eventual successor in a massive coming-out party for the newly anointed and still-...
  • Illinois' Buchanan, Thornton to play against OSU

     
    By Shannon Ryan Two Illinois players who were arrested this season will play on Saturday against Ohio State at Memorial Stadium, a school spokesman confirmed on Friday. Defensive lineman Michael Buchanan, a sophomore, sat out two games after being...
  • North Korea's next top mogul?

     
    Up until Wednesday, observers of the Hermit Kingdom speculated with some confidence that ailing dictator Kim Jong Il's youngest son, Kim Jong Eun, would soon be named his father's successor. Now some are expressing doubts -- not because of an......
  • Illinois guard Thornton arrested

     
    By Shannon Ryan Illinois coach Ron Zook is still gathering information before making a decision on whether starting offensive lineman Hugh Thornton will play in Saturday's game against Ohio State following his weekend arrest, according to a school...
  • Illinois lands Glades Day cornerback J.T. Thornton

    Belle Glade Glades Day cornerback J.T. Thornton verbally committed to Illinois on Wednesday. The 6-foot, 175-pound Thornton, who has been starting since he was a sophomore, chose the Illini over West Virginia and Marshall among others, according to...
  • EdgyTim's recruiting rundown: Curie's Adeyanju sets official visits; Richmond-Burton's Pittser is one to watch

    EdgyTim's recruiting rundown: Curie's Adeyanju sets official visits; Richmond-Burton's Pittser is one to watch
    Curie senior defensive end James Adeyanju (6-2, 250 pounds) has decided on the five schools he wants to visit this fall. Adeyanju is planning to make official visits to Wisconsin (Sept. 16), Boston College (Oct. 1) and Nebraska (Oct. 15). He announced...
  • Legal settlement to force completion of Deep Tunnel

    Legal settlement to force completion of Deep Tunnel
    Federal and state authorities today unveiled a legal settlement intended to finally complete the Deep Tunnel, the Chicago region’s massive flood- and pollution-control project. Relief from swamped basements and sewage overflows still is years away,...
  • Cook County heat-related death toll rises to 15

    Three more deaths in Cook County have been attributed to the heat, bringing to 15 the number of people who have died from heat-related causes since last week. In most of the cases, including the three latest, heart disease was listed as the primary cause...
  • Sheriff: 11 unburied bodies found at south suburban cemetery

    Sheriff: 11 unburied bodies found at south suburban cemetery
    The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating a south suburban cemetery after 11 unburied caskets were discovered Friday afternoon. Investigators were notified Thursday after a person was told their loved one had been buried but found the person...
  • 11 bodies found in cemetery chapel are buried today

    11 bodies found in cemetery chapel are buried today
    Eleven bodies were buried in a south suburban cemetery today after police learned they had been left unattended in a chapel on the site for up to a week. Workers with a backhoe carried the bodies in caskets one by one to a burial site on a hill at...
  • Semi-frozen ponds, mallard ducks and snow: A winter hike through the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook

    May I suggest the River Trail Nature Center? A helpful fellow suggested it to me at the recent Wild Things conference on the Chicago area's natural habitats and wildlife. He was one of a number of knowledgeable folks who offered to share their favorite...