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  • Newington Zoning Board Nixes Proposal For High-Density Housing

    NEWINGTON — Economic Development Director Andy Brecher's proposal to encourage high-density, high-income housing in town ran into a buzzsaw of opposition this week before the zoning commission. Residents have made clear to the commission that...
  • Blotter: Man used snowbrush in attack after traffic dispute, cops say

    The following items are taken from police reports: Tinley Park Anthony L. Haynes, 42, Oak Forest, was charged with battery after allegedly following a 23-year-old resident to his home on the 16700 block of New England Avenue and attacking him with a...
  • Two Top Dems Clash Over Cost Savings Estimates

    Two Top Dems Clash Over Cost Savings Estimates
    Two of the state's top Democratic officials - state Treasurer Denise Nappier and budget director Ben Barnes - are clashing in an exchange of public letters over estimates of cost savings by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The exchange began when Nappier sent a...
  • Identity theft spreads to tax refunds: Cybercriminals file with others' ID

    MILWAUKEE April 15 is still a ways away, but a growing number of Americans may be surprised to learn that someone has already filed their tax returns for them and also made off with their tax refunds. Taxpayers as well as state and federal tax collection...
  • Rack up miles with American and US Airways credit cards

    American and US Airways are still working on their merger and are expecting to combine their frequent-flier programs in the second quarter, which is not very long from now. In the meantime, travelers can rack up some bonus miles by signing up for their...
  • Thousands Fewer Take Or Pass New, More Difficult GED Test

    Thousands Fewer Take Or Pass New, More Difficult GED Test
    Tahare McFarlin is desperate to get her GED. She's 37, working part time at Walmart and struggling with her bills, but she has dreams for another kind of life. She hopes to become a medical assistant and move out of her troubled Hartford neighborhood....
  • People are using their credit cards more

    People are using their credit cards more
    People in South Florida are charging more on their credit cards while also reducing delinquent payments — both good signs for the economy. Total credit card debt in Broward and Miami-Dade counties rose 8.7 percent in December compared with the same...
  • Riverwoods warrant leads to arrest in New York City

    Riverwoods warrant leads to arrest in New York City
    A purse-snatching at a restaurant in Riverwoods led to a state and federal investigation, and an arrest on Feb. 19 in New York City. According to a Riverwoods police report, a woman told officers on Feb. 10 that, while she was eating at the Panera Bread...
  • Lawmaker proposes tax credit for private school tuition

    A Republican lawmaker on Friday revived a proposal to provide tax credits for private education that narrowly failed the 2013 Montana Legislature. Rep. Seth Berglee of Joliet introduced House Bill 433, which would give up to $1,000 in non-refundable...
  • Blotter: Jewelry, cash stolen in home burglary in Skokie

    Skokie The following items were taken from Skokie police reports: Jewelry and cash were stolen from a house in the 4000 block of Howard Street between 8:40 and 9:08 p.m. Feb. 6. Someone entered an unlocked vehicle in the 3300 block of Crain Street...
  • Lawmakers acknowledge it's hard to mend problems with tax breaks

    ATLANTA -- Tim Echols drives his electric car almost for free. Like thousands of other Georgians, he knows about a pair of federal and state tax credits that he used to lease a Nissan Leaf. "My lease is $269 per month after Nissan kept the federal tax...