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  • Obama moves to lift legacy, party's 2016 outlook with tax plans

    WASHINGTON Barack Obama this week will lay the foundation for the last two years of his presidency. Helping middle- and lower-income households will be the cornerstone. Obama is trying to shore up his legacy and help Democrats seeking to win the White...
  • Mother arrested in motel room with drugs within reach of children

    A traffic stop in Glendale on Wednesday led police to a motel room where a 34-year-old woman reportedly had narcotics and drug paraphernalia within reach of her two young children, police said. Police stopped the driver, identified as Tom Back, 37, at...
  • Obama to call for raising capital gains, inheritance taxes to pay for middle-class tax relief

    President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle...
  • Moody's downgrades Russia's bond rating 1 notch above junk on oil, currency concerns

    Moody's Investors Service has cut its rating on Russian government bonds one step closer to "junk" status. Several agencies have cut Russia's credit rating in recent months as its economy worsens under the twin pressures of Western sanctions and...
  • Officers: Teen charged with raping, killing his math teacher was found with bloody box cutter

    A teen charged with raping and killing his high school math teacher had a bloody box cutter and women's underwear in his backpack when he was detained, according to two police officers who testified at a hearing Friday. But Philip Chism's mother, in...
  • Superintendent turnover costly for some school districts

    Superintendent turnover costly for some school districts
    A west suburban school district hired and removed the same superintendent twice in five years, giving her a combined $120,000 package on the way out. In November, Bellwood School District 88 put Rosemary Hendricks on the payroll for a third time, giving...
  • Blotter: Home burglary reported on Bishop Avenue in West Chicago

    Blotter: Home burglary reported on Bishop Avenue in West Chicago
    West Chicago The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports: A verbal dispute between husband and wife was reported in the 1000 block of Ridgewood Drive on Dec. 14. A 30-year-old from Winthrop Harbor was charged with speeding and...
  • 'Paper Towns': You can fake Orlando

    'Paper Towns': You can fake Orlando
    Time magazine lists "Paper Towns," a set-in-Orlando mystery, as among 15 movies to see in 2015. The film is based on author John Green's 2008 novel. When he was promoting the movie of "The Fault in Our Stars" last year, Green said he was advocating...
  • Little-known tax break for wealthy helps low-income college students

    Little-known tax break for wealthy helps low-income college students
    Wealthy individuals and corporations have an opportunity to do good this year — while they do well, thanks to a new and little-known tax break. Two laws by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León provide College Access Tax Credits for contributions...
  • Police: Women used fake credit cards to try to buy gift cards at South Whitehall Target

    Police: Women used fake credit cards to try to buy gift cards at South Whitehall Target
    Two New York women were charged Saturday with using fake credit cards in an effort to buy gift cards at the Target in South Whitehall Township. Nina Lynn Avila, 20, of Queens, N.Y., and Canice K. Caine, no age given, of Hollis, N.Y., attempted to buy $1,...
  • Man used fake credit cards to steal rental cars, deputies say

    Man used fake credit cards to steal rental cars, deputies say
    Bond has been tripled to $63,000 for a Doral man accused of using fraudulent credit cards and a fake driver's license to steal rental vehicles from lots near South Florida airports. Kennedy Carmona, 25, is facing nine charges, six for grand theft, jail...