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  • 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...
  • Oak Park won't add speed bumps

    Oak Park won't add speed bumps
    Oak Park will not install speed bumps on its residental streets despite growing demand for them, the Village Board decided Monday. Pressure from some residents to add speed bumps on their blocks prompted village staff to ask the board to reconsider a...
  • Niles approves plan for gun safety school

    Niles approves plan for gun safety school
    Niles officials recently approved a plan to allow a firearms safety and gun training school to be located in its main business corridor. The school will be operated by Concealed Carry Safety for Personal Defense and will be located at 7609 Milwaukee...
  • 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...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • 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...
  • Rio de Janeiro police face 'image problem'

    Rio de Janeiro police face 'image problem'
    RIO DE JANEIRO — As the 2014 World Cup tournament nears, efforts to reform Rio de Janeiro's police forces remain, like many of the Brazilian soccer stadiums themselves, a work in progress. Seeking to improve public safety, police have...
  • George Zimmerman divorce records: I've got no home, no job and spend $100 a month on vacations

    George Zimmerman divorce records: I've got no home, no job and spend $100 a month on vacations
    SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case. Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
  • New ad uses sex toys to promote gun safety

    New ad uses sex toys to promote gun safety
    Kids will play with anything they can get their hands on, including guns and dildos.  That's the message that a new ad from gun safety advocacy group Evolve is promoting in an effort to reduce gun violence. The ad, titled "Playthings," begins with a...
  • Graco expands recall to include 1.9 million infant car seats

    Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.  Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...
  • White House allows young immigrants to extend deportation waivers

    More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the...