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Labor Day

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  • Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help

    Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help
    Gov. Rick Scott sought to create a sense of urgency among outnumbered Republicans in Democrat-heavy South Florida on Sunday, racing around the three counties with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's quickly become Scott's favorite celebrity political...
  • Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

    Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day
    OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
  • Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again

    Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again
    Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford. Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
  • Evanston Labor Day crackdown yields arrests, citations

     Evanston Labor Day crackdown yields arrests, citations
    Evanston police made arrests for impaired driving and a criminal warrant, while issuing tickets for seat belt violations and other traffic citations during a Labor Day impaired driving crackdown. One person was arrested for impaired driving, police...
  • River Forest police issued 31 tickets during Labor Day crackdown

    River Forest police issued 31 tickets during Labor Day crackdown
    River Forest police made four arrests and issued 31 tickets during their Labor Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket" crackdown. Arrests were made for possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence, driving while a...
  • Frankfort police get 4-year contract

     Frankfort police get 4-year contract
    Frankfort police have signed a new contract with the village that will provide them with a nearly 12 percent raise over four years. The deal, which covers detectives and patrol officers, grants an initial 2.65 percent raise, followed by annual bumps...
  • Labor Day weekend events in Highland Park and Deerfield

    Labor Day weekend events in Highland Park and Deerfield
    Plan now for these Labor Day weekend events in Highland Park and Deerfield, from Aug. 30-Sept. 3. Cool tunes Rock band Ally and The Alley Cats returns to the stage at Norton's Restaurant at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Eat, drink and dance while the group...
  • 5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5

    5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5
    Capping two years of public conversation about a criminal case colored by race and class, a Lake County judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for abusing inhalants behind the wheel of a luxury car before running over and killing a...
  • Highland Park to demolish sewage treatment plant at Millard Park

    Highland Park to demolish sewage treatment plant at Millard Park
    An empty sewage treatment plant in Highland Park will be demolished, a project that park district officials hope will free up a view of Lake Michigan and Millard Park beach below the bluff. Officials said the work will begin after Labor Day, and...
  • Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash

    Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash
    The judge who found a Highland Park woman guilty of aggravated DUI for a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl won’t reverse his ruling, he announced today. Carly Rousso understood when she inhaled a cleaning product that the act would impair her...
  • Carly Rousso's public appearance sparks controversy

    Carly Rousso's public appearance sparks controversy
    Facing a potentially lengthy prison term for inhaling keyboard cleaner before causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, Carly Rousso has been making public appearances and tearfully apologizing for her crime. Rousso’s lawyers...