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  • Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation

    Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in U.S. history, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September and was sentenced to probation while appearing in Baltimore City District Court on Friday. Phelps, 29, was...
  • Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4

    Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4
    Pro soccer Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4 The visiting Blast scored five goals in the first quarter and used a strong defensive effort to beat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-4, on Friday night and remain undefeated in the Major Arena...
  • Year in Review: The stories of 2014 in the Buffalo Grove area

    Year in Review: The stories of 2014 in the Buffalo Grove area
    When we look back on 2014 years from now, what residents might remember most could be something that actually never happened: a built-from-scratch downtown Buffalo Grove development. Tempers flared and political alliances forged around the proposal...
  • Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case

    Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case
    With promises to continue treatment for alcohol abuse and to help others avoid his mistakes, Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in Baltimore District Court on Friday and came away with a one-year suspended sentence and 18...
  • Saturday's 9:35 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Boys basketball TABB 63, LAFAYETTE 53 TABB (5-2, 4-2): Jackson 2, Sheffey 15, Sebastien 10, Brown 8, Pearson 11, Jordan 8, Hicks 9. Totals 22 17-24 63. LAFAYETTE (0-1): Jefferson 13, Woollum 8, Epps 2, Harley 2, Adderty 6, Losty 2, Underwood 3, Canady 4,...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • Travel calendar, Dec. 30-Jan. 4

    Travel calendar, Dec. 30-Jan. 4
    Orlando: The Florida Citrus Parade begins at 10 a.m. Dec. 30 in downtown Orlando, and features signature citrus floats made from more than 100,000 grapefruit, oranges and tangerines. There are more than 50 entries, including marching bands from across the...
  • Sophomore Colin O'Leary leads the way for Barrington

    Sophomore Colin O'Leary leads the way for Barrington
    Barrington sophomore Colin O’Leary is getting a crash course on captaincy this boys swim and dive season. O’Leary is one of the Broncos’ captains (sophomore Mitch Gavars the other). An impact freshman in 2013-14, the versatile O’...
  • Vet clinic worker accused of bludgeoning, drowning cats

    Vet clinic worker accused of bludgeoning, drowning cats
    GROVELAND — A veterinary clinic employee was arrested Tuesday for allegedly bludgeoning two cats with a hammer and then drowning them in a swimming pool, the Lake County Sheriff's Office reported. Sandra Glidewell, who had been working as a part-...
  • Niles Plan Commission signs off on swimming school

    Niles Plan Commission signs off on swimming school
    The Niles Plan Commission unanimously approved a special use permit for Foss Swim School, a Midwestern chain that offers swimming lessons for kids and adults. The school will be located at Four Flaggs Shopping Center, 8299 Golf Road. The space was...
  • Kirk Ziemke energizes Glenbrook North boys swimming and diving program

    GLENVIEW — Kirk Ziemke’s first head coaching job was with the Addison Trail-Willowbrook boys swimming and diving team. “The biggest team I probably ever had was 38 kids [at all levels],” said Ziemke, who’s in his first year...