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  • North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions

    North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions
    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...
  • Acusación de fraude si hubo intención de cometerlo

    P: El año pasado me hice ciudadana. Presenté la I-130 para pedir a mamá y fue aprobada. Ella vive en Honduras y no sé cómo seguir con el caso. Mi mamá vino en 2000 con visa de turista. Un notario que le recomendó solicitar asilo político. Recibió el...
  • Abogado de inmigración: Venezolanos a EEUU...deben volver a Venezuela o ¿quedarse en EEUU?

    Abogado de inmigración: Venezolanos a EEUU...deben volver a Venezuela  o ¿quedarse en EEUU?
    P: Soy ciudadano estadounidense. Mi hermana, su esposo y su hijo viven en Venezuela pero están aquí de visita, y debido a lo que está pasando allá, no quieren regresar. Consultaron con un abogado que les aconsejó pedir asilo político; otro les dijo que...
  • McDonnell trial: Prosecution rests, defense to begin Monday

    McDonnell trial: Prosecution rests, defense to begin Monday
    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...
  • North Riverside draws scrutiny at state hearing over pensions

    North Riverside draws scrutiny at state hearing over pensions
    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...
  • Gun shop proposal causes a stir in Niles

    Gun shop proposal causes a stir in Niles
    A plan for a gun shop and shooting range within walking distance of several schools is generating controversy in near northwest suburban Niles. The proposal has drawn complaints because the business would stand within walking distance of schools...
  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
  • Hollywood challenging extra pension checks sent to retirees last year

    Hollywood challenging extra pension checks sent to retirees last year
    Retired cops, firefighters and City Hall employees sometimes get an extra payday known as the 13th check. It comes each year the pension funds have robust earnings and has ranged from $200 to more than $26,000. But it comes at a cost to taxpayers: The...
  • Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools

    Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools
    A proposed gun shop/shooting range that has generated controversy because of its location near several schools will be coming to Niles. The Niles Village Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a special use permit to allow firearms sales,...
  • Highland Park council member resigns

    Highland Park council member resigns
    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...
  • Highland Park mayor picks new council member

     Highland Park mayor picks new council member
    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...