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  • Former alderman picked as new Metra chairman

    Former alderman picked as new Metra chairman
    Martin Oberman, a former Chicago alderman, was picked today to chair Metra's board of directors, bringing a city voice to a post often held by suburbanites. Oberman said he hopes to guide Metra past the difficulties that erupted after the forced...
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  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: March 24

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: March 24
    The following items were taken from police reports. Arlington Heights •Two Rolex watches valued at $44,000, one 4.6-carat diamond ring valued at $60,000, one Patek Philipe watch valued at $50,000, two oval shaped diamond cuff links valued at $4,...
  • Nephew of former Mayor Daley begins serving jail time

    Nephew of former Mayor Daley begins serving jail time
    A nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley today began serving his 60 day sentence after pleading guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter, officials said. Richard Vanecko, 39, turned himself into McHenry County officials where he began serving...
  • Daley nephew Vanecko pleads guilty in Koschman death

    Daley nephew Vanecko pleads guilty in Koschman death
    Nanci Koschman had spent almost a decade waiting for this moment. After a sleepless night, she sat in a Rolling Meadows courtroom Friday fighting back tears as Richard “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley, turned to face...
  • Life together a cabaret

    Life together a cabaret
    When you get married for the first time at the age of 61, you want to do it right. That's why Scott Urban chose an Elvis impersonator to perform the ceremony at his 2008 nuptials to Karen Morby. The vows were nontraditional. Elvis asked Scott, "Are...
  • Elgin councilwoman replaces resigned state rep

    Elgin councilwoman replaces resigned state rep
    An Elgin city councilwoman is the Democratic choice to replace an Illinois State Representative who resigned earlier this month for health reasons after computers were seized from his office in a search for child pornography. Anna Moeller, 42, will be...
  • Man killed in McHenry County crash

    Man killed in McHenry County crash
    A 31-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in unincorporated McHenry County near northwest suburban Marengo, officials said. Quinn G. Gieseke of Woodstock was killed when his 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck crashed in the...
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 1

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 1
    The following items were taken from police reports. Lake Zurich A 70-year-old Barrington man was arrested on March 24 at 12:34 p.m. in the 600 block of South Rand Road and charged with retail theft for taking $77 in merchandise. A metal door was...
  • Prim wins vote count for McHenry sheriff

    Prim wins vote count for McHenry sheriff
    Bill Prim won the final election count in the Republican primary for McHenry County Sheriff, the county clerk reported today. Prim finished with 97 votes more than Undersheriff Andrew Zinke, of out almost 29,000 votes cast – a change of just one...
  • Former train engineer Orseno named Metra chief executive

    Former train engineer Orseno named Metra chief executive
    Don Orseno, a 30-year Metra veteran and former locomotive engineer, was appointed Friday to run the nation's second-largest commuter rail agency, taking over as Metra struggles to overcome a patronage controversy and service-crippling weather. Metra's...
  • Peggy Ann Olsen September 23, 1921 - March 31, 2014

    Peggy Ann Olsen September 23, 1921 - March 31, 2014
    Peggy was born in McHenry, Illinois and moved to California in 1947. She lived in Burbank since 1958. She was married to Hibbard Olsen for 40 years until he passed in 1985. Retired from JCPenney in Burbank after 36 years. She also attended St. Francis...