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  • Daily drama of school lunch: This mom is ready to pack it in

    Daily drama of school lunch: This mom is ready to pack it in
    Fifty more to go. One hundred and seventy six school days multiplied by two kids equals 352 lunches to pack, which means a whole lot of mornings spent wallowing in defeat. We're in the home stretch now, with a mere five weeks of school left. I may...
  • CBS To Air Recording of Woman Minutes Before Her Murder

    CBS' "48 Hours" will be airing parts of a chilling voice recording of a woman pleading for her life just before she was murdered. In 2012, New York lawyer Jason Bohn killed girlfriend and Weight Watchers exec Danielle Thomas in their apartment by...
  • Rutherford allegations cost taxpayers $27,000 so far

    Rutherford allegations cost taxpayers $27,000 so far
    The allegations that Treasurer Dan Rutherford sexually harassed and politically pressured a former employee will cost taxpayers at least $27,000 in legal and investigative fees, and that figure is expected to grow. The largest cost so far is an $18,122....
  • Arlington Heights spending plan includes new website

    Arlington Heights spending plan includes new website
    Arlington Heights' new budget is expected to be smaller in 2014-15, as the village prepares to explore plans for a new website and a new fiscal year schedule. The proposed $154,550,004 budget is 3.4 percent, or $5.5 million, less than the current year's...
  • Children's Deaths Reveal DCF Shortcomings

    The April deaths of 2-month-old Adore Daniels and 5-month-old Bradly Davis White are fading from the news, and they should not. The Department of Children and Families failed those two children, and their deaths must prompt action by state officials and...
  • Obama administration to release drone memo on killing U.S. citizens

    President Obama’s Justice Department will release a long-sought secret document laying out the legal basis for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorist activities abroad, administration officials confirmed Tuesday. Rather than...
  • Batavia, Geneva residents demand action on energy contract

    Batavia, Geneva residents demand action on energy contract
    About 60 Batavia and Geneva residents concerned about their cities' investment in a Southern Illinois coal mine gathered Tuesday night in a church basement to brainstorm ideas on how to call attention to what they consider is a rotten deal for their...
  • Report criticizes response to complaints against Border Patrol agents

    A report this week from the American Immigration Council’s Immigration Policy Center accuses federal officials of failing to act in a timely manner on abuse complaints against Border Patrol agents — in some cases coming to no resolution more...
  • $526,568: Community Education

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER — Holding the line on spending was a theme of the Board of...
  • Border Patrol agents rarely disciplined in abuse cases, records show

    In April 2011, a Border Patrol agent was ordered to undergo counseling after an immigrant filed a formal complaint charging that the agent had slammed the man's head against a rock near Tucson. In August of that year, an immigrant who was arrested...
  • Beating the dead horse called Benghazi

    WASHINGTON -- After endlessly trying to repeal and replace "Obamacare," the GOP has come up empty-handed. The health-care law appears to be gaining more public acceptance. So congressional Republicans are doing what they can to revive another old hobby...