| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Theft from a coin-operated machine Someone broke into an arcade game on Oct. 17 at Key Lime Cove and took $89 in tokens. Theft over …...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:58 PM
Warrant out of state A Florida man was arrested on Oct. 9 on a warrant for being a âfugitive from justiceâ on previous drug charges. …...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Burglary from vehicle Someone stole miscellaneous tools on Oct. 15 from a van parked near the front entrance of the Hampton Inn on Route 132. …...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 9:32 PM
The Ravinia Festival crowd exits the gala celebrating the 80th birthday of Stephen Sondheim with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on July 31 in Highland Park. (Photo for the Tribune by Shaun Sartin | MORE PHOTOS) â¢ COMING SOON: Chris Jones......
| Apr 13, 2010
Construction is underway of the "Little Dipper" roller coaster, moved from the now-closed Kiddieland to its new home at Six Flags Great America.
The 60-year-old wooden roller coaster left west suburban Melrose Park for far north suburban Gurnee after...
| Apr 15, 2010
The "Little Dipper" roller coaster is now being reassembled at its new home at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee.
The 60-year-old wooden amusement park ride left its long time home at Kiddieland in Melrose Park after it closed for good in September 2009....
| Mar 28, 2011
| 5:30 AM
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2012, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are being teased in elaborate marketing campaigns.
| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:44 AM
It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye
ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks.
Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 6:00 AM
Wham! Bam! Ka-Pow!
A bruising brawl involving comic-book superheroes, Saturday morning cartoon characters and extreme sports icons will change the ride and roller coaster landscape of Six Flags' 11 U.S. amusement parks in 2011.
| May 6, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Take a deep breath. Now picture yourself spinning nearly 30 stories above the Lake Erie shoreline in two-person swings that allow riders' feet to dangle. At the ride's pinnacle, the swings spin at 25 to 30 mph at almost 45 degrees from the tower.
| Aug 8, 2010
No other milestone provides a snapshot of a child's life like the first day of school. It's a tangible reflection of the child moving away from the parent and into the adult he or she will become.
Unlike graduation, where success is celebrated and...