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Memorial Day

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  • 2nd brother dies in Huntley domestic shooting

    2nd brother dies in Huntley domestic shooting
    A second brother involved in a shooting at his mother's Huntley home on Memorial Day has died. Mark Grundei, 50, died Wednesday of severe head injuries at Hospice Care Center in Woodstock, authorities announced.  His brother, Robert A. Grundei, 48, of...
  • La Grange police stepping up seatbelt law enforcement

    La Grange police stepping up seatbelt law enforcement
    The La Grange Police Department is ramping up enforcement of seatbelt laws May 9 through Memorial Day as part of a "click it or ticket" program. Most seatbelt tickets issued during the enforcement period will be for $35, but some could be more depending...
  • Pace buses to connect CTA train stops and Brookfield Zoo

    Pace buses to connect CTA train stops and Brookfield Zoo
    Pace is launching weekend bus routes that will carry riders from CTA train stations to Brookfield Zoo, the agency announced Wednesday. Starting Memorial Day, one route will connect passengers to the zoo from the Harlem/Lake Station on CTA's Green Line...
  • Vietnam veteran finally can talk about war

     Vietnam veteran finally can talk about war
    It took a trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to get Army platoon leader Paul Baffico to open up about his experiences four decades earlier. "'When I came home in 1971, I never said a word because I couldn't," said Baffico. Then, in about 2005, "my...
  • 'Special moment' brings together Scouts, WWII veteran

     'Special moment' brings together Scouts, WWII veteran
    When World War II veteran Edward Henry Stuever, 96, was invited to attend a flag retirement ceremony in honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday at Briar Glen Elementary School in Wheaton where his great-granddaughter attends, he didn't think twice...
  • New Trier warns parents about 'cold water challenge'

    New Trier warns parents about 'cold water challenge'
    Teen "truth or dare" has taken on a digital twist on the North Shore, where a challenge spread through social media has prompted school officials to warn that the stunt could be dangerous. In the fad, sometimes referred to as the "cold water challenge,"...
  • Throwback Thursday: Memorial Day 1982

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial Day 1982
    Bessie McTureous lays flowers at her son's memorial in Altoona, Fl. on May 30, 1982. The Naval History & Heritage website notes "Pvt. Robert M. McTureous, Jr. was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for "conspicuous gallantry and...
  • Bus route to Museum of Science and Industry to continue

    Bus route to Museum of Science and Industry to continue
    The CTA board today approved a measure to continue running the No. 10 bus route, which travels between Michigan Avenue and the Museum of Science and Industry, for at least two more years. The museum pays $39.28 per service hour to the CTA to operate the...
  • Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail

    Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail
    The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
  • Berlin is a small town with big appeal

    Berlin is a small town with big appeal
    City slickers, be forewarned. One visit to this picturesque and utterly charming town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and even devout urbanites may be tempted to pull up roots, pack their bags and change ZIP codes. That's no exaggeration. Berlin has in...
  • Upfronts 2014: Networks push to be paid for longer viewing window

    Upfronts 2014: Networks push to be paid for longer viewing window
    Call it the C-7 smack-down. Broadcasters have been lobbying hard to be paid for viewers who watch a show within a week after its network airing. Advertisers have largely resisted the move because it would mean having to fork over payments for an...