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  • Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report

    Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson used the name of a retired NBA superstar to book an appointment with a massage therapist who he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a Vernon Hills fitness center, according to a newly released police report....
  • Park Ridge residents decry taxes without services

    Park Ridge residents decry taxes without services
    Almost 2,500 Park Ridge residents who live in condominiums or in developments pay property taxes to the city but don't receive the same public works maintenance as others. In such cases, the owners' association — and not the city — is...
  • Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role

    Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role
    Highland Park has turned to Rudy Espiritu, a former DeKalb administrator with a love of the stage, to fill the role of deputy city manager. As assistant city manager in DeKalb, Espiritu oversaw budget development, human resources and economic...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo Join Climate Change March in New York

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Evangeline Lilly and Edward Norton were among the famous faces at Sunday's large march in New York City calling for world leaders to take action against global climate change. Thousands of people gathered for the People's...
  • Prairie chickens coming home to roost downstate

    Prairie chickens coming home to roost downstate
    This may be remembered as the Year of the Prairie Chicken. A project to replenish Illinois' prairie chicken population is going well so far, conservationists say, despite being pulled into the political fray earlier this summer. The three-year effort to...
  • Clients come first in beauty business

    Clients come first in beauty business
    Jen Z's Beauty Services in Highland Park will mark its seventh anniversary with an in-store celebration on Oct. 7. "Jen Z" (Jennifer Zanotti Ori), 32, has been a make-up artist and esthetician for 13 years. After working as a manager for a large...
  • Naperville picks Tellabs exec for top HR spot

    Naperville picks Tellabs exec for top HR spot
    A longtime Tellabs executive will lead Naperville's Human Resources Department, at least for the next three months. The city selected James Sheehan from more than 100 applicants to head the department as an independent contractor, according to City...
  • Knoch Knolls nature center now open

    Knoch Knolls nature center now open
    The new nature center at Naperville's Knoch Knolls Park is being touted as an educational resource for all ages as well as a meeting place for those wishing to explore the entire 224-acre tract. Following 14 months of construction, officials recently...
  • Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget

    Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget
    The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School. At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
  • Land of Lincoln Health to shuffle leadership

     Land of Lincoln Health to shuffle leadership
    Land of Lincoln Health, the startup insurer funded in part by a $160 million federal loan, is shuffling its leadership team ahead of the start of open enrollment in the second year of the Affordable Care Act. The Chicago-based insurance cooperative,...
  • Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014

    Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014
    Raymond Hartstein, the founding chairman of Oakton Community College, spearheaded the development of the Skokie campus and was on hand with his family in 1995 when it was named the Raymond Hartstein Campus in his honor. "I remember standing next to my...