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  • FBI Youth Academy accepting applications

    FBI Youth Academy accepting applications
    Here's something different for your child's high school resume: A week-long course with the FBI that pledges to provide leadership skills, critical thinking and team building for students who participate in mock crime scenes and other activities of law...
  • 'American Idol,' 'Dancing,' 'Voice': This week

    The season finales accelerate as the broadcast networks announce their fall schedules this week. "American Idol," once TV’s hottest series, has cooled off considerably as its 14th season concludes.¬†Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani and Jax are the...
  • Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for May 10-16

    DON'T MISS: "Bessie" Queen Latifah makes a royal impression in this portrait of the legendary Roaring '20s blues singer Bessie Smith. Directed by Dee Rees, the film offers an intimate look at the tenacious woman whose powerful voice took her from...
  • Police investigating counterfeit $100 bills used near Westminster

    Police investigating counterfeit $100 bills used near Westminster
    Signs have cropped up in Westminster recently advising that businesses will not accept $100 bills after a series of counterfeit notes were used in April. Westminster Police Capt. Pete D'Antuono said his agency has been notified of several incidents, and...
  • Preparing for tragedy at a shopping mall

    Preparing for tragedy at a shopping mall
    After all the customers had left the stores, after most of the employees had gone home, Orland Park police invaded Orland Square Mall last Sunday night in what is known as an "active shooter drill." "The reality is that the sort of thing we're trying to...
  • Second mistrial declared in sex assault case of nursing home worker

    Second mistrial declared in sex assault case of nursing home worker
    For a second time in less than a year, a U.S. Secret Service agent's testimony caused a mistrial in the sexual assault case of a Woodstock man accused of inappropriately touching a 93-year-old woman whom he cared for in 2011 in a Crystal Lake nursing...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'A Few Good Women'

    The stakes feel a little higher after last night's "Scandal." Rowan Pope was a shadowy background threat in the first half of the season, as the show focused on Olivia's kidnapping and the dastardly Andrew Nichols. (Remember him?) But as the season...
  • Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot from West Florida would get shot down

    Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot from West Florida would get shot down
    A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said. Doug Hughes, 61, called...
  • Man flies gyrocopter to U.S. Capitol in apparent protest; charges pending

    Man flies gyrocopter to U.S. Capitol in apparent protest; charges pending
    A Florida mail carrier created a stir at the U.S. Capitol by flying a gyrocopter into Washington, D.C., and landing it just outside the building Wednesday, police said. The move was an apparent protest demanding campaign finance reform. Despite the no-...
  • John Kass: Hillary's just another average American who's awaited her due

    The magnolia tree in our front yard is bursting with color, all pink and white and signaling to the world that spring is here, and all I could think of was this: Hillary must be nigh. For I could all but feel her powers. Suburban Chicago, where I live,...
  • C2E2: Matt Dillon, Jason Momoa and ‘Star Wars’ tattoos rule Chicago expo

     
    CHICAGO — Matt Dillon arrived about 15 minutes late for his interviews with media Friday at C2E2 at McCormick Place, […]...