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  • Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay

    Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay
    HARTFORD — Hartford Fire Department Deputy Chief of Training Daniel Nolan has been suspended with pay pending an investigation into an incident that occurred during and after a meeting of the task force that is investigating the department. Fire...
  • College of DuPage trustees, administrators bill alcohol to foundation

     College of DuPage trustees, administrators bill alcohol to foundation
    College of DuPage trustees and senior administrators used a separate — and previously undisclosed — account at the campus' high-end restaurant to charge thousands of dollars in alcohol to a foundation intended to fund student scholarships, a...
  • Delaware governor refuses to provide 'secret' email address

    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is refusing to disclose a personal email address he often uses for state business, while acknowledging in response to a lawmaker's FOIA request that it is one of the "worst-kept secrets" in state government. In a letter last...
  • Senate intelligence chief defends his plan to curb cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON North Carolina's senior senator, Richard Burr, stepped up advocacy this week for his cybersecurity bill following the release of an Intelligence Committee report over the weekend detailing members' support for and concerns about the...
  • College of DuPage under federal investigation

    College of DuPage under federal investigation
    In a sign of intensifying scrutiny of the College of DuPage, federal prosecutors have opened a wide-ranging criminal investigation at the embattled community college, issuing two subpoenas this week that seek documents tied to spending and other matters,...
  • PCP found in body of teen shot 16 times by Chicago cop

    PCP found in body of teen shot 16 times by Chicago cop
    A knife-wielding teen had PCP in his system when he was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer in October, documents from the Cook County medical examiner's office reveal. A toxicology report from just two weeks ago listed that the hallucinogenic...
  • Rosemont cop who shot, killed brother-in-law said he 'had to do it'

    Rosemont cop who shot, killed brother-in-law said he 'had to do it'
    The off-duty Rosemont police officer who shot and killed his brother-in-law following a domestic dispute and a head-on car crash said he "had to do it" because the man had threatened to kill him, police said. Police reports stated that Officer Rick...
  • St. Charles spending $50,000 on logo, tagline for downtown area

    St. Charles spending $50,000 on logo, tagline for downtown area
    A new logo St. Charles officials unveiled last month is costing the city $50,000, and it won't replace the original "Pride of the Fox" branding – just work alongside it. The logo and its corresponding tagline, "St. Charles — Discover Your...
  • Former Gloucester supervisor Teresa Altemus challenges incumbent Chris Hutson for GOP nomination

    Former Gloucester supervisor Teresa Altemus challenges incumbent Chris Hutson for GOP nomination
    GLOUCESTER — Six years after presiding over a political tumult that cost Gloucester County hundreds of thousands of dollars, led to a case heard by the state Supreme Court and ultimately prompted a change in state law to defend people's right to...
  • Virginia alcohol agency's arrest powers under scrutiny

    A Virginia alcohol-law enforcement agency that has sparked public outrage over two high-profile arrests has investigated three complaints of excessive use of force by its officers in the last five years, according to data obtained by The Associated...
  • Documents: 6 venues bid for U of Illinois basketball games

    Documents say six venues put in offers to host home games that will be played in Springfield for the displaced University of Illinois men's basketball team. Venues in Bloomington, Hoffman Estates, Moline, Peoria and Rockford also sent in proposals to...