| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law which, if successful, would deprive millions of Americans of tax-credit subsidies to help them afford health insurance coverage.
In a one-sentence...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:43 AM
RICHMOND – The United States rested its case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Thursday, and the defense will present its side of this convoluted story starting Monday.
McDonnell’s attorneys have promised he will testify, though...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:13 AM
A glee club is among the new programs expected to be offered to aspiring performers this fall at a second location of Wilmette's Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts.
The village's zoning board of appeals voted unanimously recently to approve a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Highland Park council member David Naftzger recently announced his resignation from the City Council, effective immediately, citing the need to spend more time on work and with family.
Naftzger, a fiscal conservative who was often the voice of dissent...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Mayor Nancy Rotering will appoint Michelle Holleman, a communications professional with pension expertise, to the Highland Park City Council on July 28 pending council approval.
Holleman will fill the seat vacated by former council member David...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with disbelief a letter writer's premise that President Barack Obama has kept the country moving forward ("Obama has kept the country moving forward," Oct. 13). Apparently, she has not noted the international messes that we have created with...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:12 PM
What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:37 AM
P: Mi esposo y yo tenemos visa E-2. Mi visa es válida hasta el próximo año, pero cuando fui a renovar mi licencia de conducir me dijeron que soy ilegal y que no califico para renovarla. Les expliqué que aunque la I-94 venció en marzo la visa es válida...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials say they think contract negotiations with teachers are progressing and chose not to take action on two proposed resolutions that would ask voters to weigh in on teacher salaries and pensions.
| Jun 23, 2014
Last year North Riverside officials received a letter from a state agency ordering the village to start paying more into its underfunded pension accounts or face a financial reckoning.
The ultimatum and a shortage of cash prompted the village to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:04 PM
North Riverside's recent efforts to cure its pension-driven financial ills have little bearing on the question of whether the village violated state statutes by underfunding its police and fire pensions, a state Department of Insurance attorney said in...