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Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
Tags: O. Henry, The New York Times, Ray Bradbury, Science, Obituaries
Northbrook trustees want the state to decrease the speed limit on Waukegan Road from 40 mph to 30 mph in the village after a resident expressed concern at a recent village meeting. Longtime Northbrook resident Sheila Czajka, who lives near the...
One hundred years ago, volunteer firefighters in Deerfield had two ways of hauling their "fire cart" to a blaze. They could attach the two-wheeled cart to a horse-drawn buggy — or to a car, if available. The cart carried a single coil of hose,...
Chicago ShoppingIt’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch. The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
The Lake Bluff Village Board is giving a proposed Target store some extra incentives to move into the west side of town. "The idea of a Target store and the additional out lot buildings will help generate revenues that aren't currently here," said...
Tags: Local Government, Lake Bluff, Target
— Gov. Pat Quinn and other prospective governor candidates might be targeting a new voting group during the primary elections next year: 17-year-olds. On Wednesday, the Senate voted 43-9 to allow 17-year-olds to vote in primaries, but only if they...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD --- A renewed push to greatly expand gambling in Illinois surfaced today, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind a plan the state Senate quickly approved. Like two previous bills that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed, the latest...
The Telegraph, Alton, Ill.Control towers at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto and four other Illinois airports will remain open, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he learned Friday. Durbin, D-Ill., said the U.S. Department of Transportation confirmed to him that control towers...
Special to the TribuneThe ringleader of four people accused of beating and torturing to death a Lake County man pleaded guilty to murder today. Roberto Guzman, 25, of Waukegan, described in a statement in court how he planned the revenge killing of fellow Waukegan resident...
Tags: Justice System, Shootings, Barrington, Trials, Murder
Federal aviation regulators will keep 149 contractor-staffed airport towers open at least through Sept. 30 after Congress authorized budget transfers to stave off planned closings. The move affects several Illinois airports whose towers were set to...
At a White House ceremony Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama honored the Waukegan Public Library for setting goals more ambitious than providing a quiet building full of books. The north suburban library was one of 10 institutions to win this year's...
Tags: Ray Bradbury, Museums, Libraries
Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closings of its air traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
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