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  • Search resumes for missing Glencoe man, 82

    Search resumes for missing Glencoe man, 82
    As the snow cover receded, Glencoe public safety officers continued their search Saturday for an 82-year-old village resident missing since January. Police had searched for days after Harvey Caplin walked away from his north suburban home near forest...
  • Tinley Park might drop ambulance vendor

    Tinley Park might drop ambulance vendor
    Tinley Park officials will soon begin negotiating the town's next ambulance contract with a new company, which could lead the village to drop its longtime ambulance provider. Representatives of Trace Ambulance, the village's current ambulance provider,...
  • Seminar to address remedies for vertigo, dizziness

    Seminar to address remedies for vertigo, dizziness
    When Carol Sack had trouble walking several years ago, her friend and neighbor recognized the cause might be light-headedness and suggested physical therapy, which had helped her with a similar problem. After several months of help from physical...
  • Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry

    Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry
    As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy. "It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
  • Puppy mill sales ban discussion continues

    Puppy mill sales ban discussion continues
    Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options. "I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
  • Highland Park revisits 911 dispatch consolidation plan

    Highland Park revisits 911 dispatch consolidation plan
    A miscommunication between Highland Park and private consultants studying the proposed 911 dispatch consolidation was one of several factors to prop up a bloated savings projection of about $260,000 per year, city officials said recently. Highland...
  • Preckwinkle declines to rule out run for mayor

    Preckwinkle declines to rule out run for mayor
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle told reporters Wednesday that she intends to serve her full four-year term if re-elected this year, but did not rule out switching gears and running against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015. Speaking to reporters...
  • 911 dispatch savings seem to vanish

    911 dispatch savings seem to vanish
    Before last week, Highland Park City Council members said, they believed they would save upward of $250,000 a year by consolidating emergency dispatch services with Glenview. But recently they were shocked to learn they might not save money at all. At a...
  • Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road

    Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road
    A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
  • Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family

    Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family
    Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother — and she still is, those who know her say. Rinka suffered a broken arm and internal bleeding in the crash that killed the rest of her...
  • Vernon Hills girl whose family died in crash expected to recover

    Vernon Hills girl whose family died in crash expected to recover
    A 9-year-old Vernon Hills girl who survived a horrific car crash that killed her family is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Tuesday. Rinka Hirayama was in fair condition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a spokeswoman there said. The...