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  • Heat advisory canceled for Cook, collar counties

    The heat advisory for Cook County and other surrounding counties issued this afternoon has been canceled, but it remains in effect for several other counties in northern central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. The advisory remains in...
  • Federal disaster funds released for blizzard

    President Obama today released federal funds to 60 counties in Illinois to help with the "major disaster" caused by the snowstorm that passed through the area from Jan. 31-Feb. 3. Known in the Chicago area as the Groundhog Day Blizzard because much of...
  • Coronet Deb presented at annual ball

    Courtney Meylan Kelly, the granddaughter of Lenz and Lorrain Meylan of Glendale, was presented as a Coronet Deb during the 61st Coronet Debutante Ball held in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Coronet Debutante Ball is a...
  • 'Operation Cookie Jar' nets charges for 5

    Days after two Chicago Public School teachers were arrested and charged with stealing public money, Cook County prosecutors today announced criminal charges against five others accused of similar crimes. The charges are part of an expanding public...
  • Freezing rain blamed for Chicago-area crashes

    An evening of freezing rain is believed responsible for numerous weather-related crashes and spin-outs on Chicago-area roadways. In one of the crashes, numerous people were taken to area hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash on the inbound lanes of South...
  • Thunderstorms arrive in Chicago area

    Thunderstorms arrive in Chicago area
    A flash flood watch has been issued for the Chicago area as a slow-moving weather mass brings in thunderstorms that could dump close to three inches of rain and even hail beginning this afternoon and extending overnight, according to meteorologists. An...
  • 'Jackhammer Sam' by Peter Mandel

    'Jackhammer Sam' by Peter Mandel
    "Jackhammer Sam" By Peter Mandel, illustrated by David Catrow Roaring Brook, $16.99, ages 4-8 Jackhammer Sam, the title page pictures reveal, lives in New York City, but any sidewalk will do for a child's imagination. "ATTA-RATTA-TATTA-BAM./ D'ya know...
  • Agency seeks to double tolls to pay for $12 billion in projects

    Agency seeks to double tolls to pay for $12 billion in projects
    Illinois Tollway officials want to double current toll rates to fund a $12 billion, 15-year capital plan that would see the region’s first new tollway since the opening of the Veterans Memorial Tollway, a new interchange in the south suburbs and the...
  • Maine Township High School North Class of 1976 Reunion

    The Main Township High School North Class with hold their 35 Year reunion on Friday, September 2, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 12:30 PM at Casa Royale Banquets, 783 Lee St./Mannheim Rd Des Plaines, IL 60016. The event will include a four-Course Dinner, Open Bar,...
  • Community connections

    Community connections
    Leaders and friends of Chicago's Asian American Institute, fresh from a catered lunch and a Tribune Page One meeting, were sharing ideas with the newspaper's editor and learning something about the news organization's future. The conversation drifted...
  • Weather service warns of conditions for isolated tornadoes

    Weather service warns of conditions for isolated tornadoes
    The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois that warns of strong to severe thunderstorms that could produce isolated tornadoes. The storms are coming in two waves. The...
  • Man from Springfield appears in McDonald's commerical

    Man from Springfield appears in McDonald's commerical
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Here's a blast from the past: a local school bus from the 1950s is making an appearance in a commercial across the pond.   Springfield resident Jim Lee admits he wasn't too excited at first about putting the bus on a trailer and...