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  • Chest-thumping patriotic videos get Iraqis pumped

    Chest-thumping patriotic videos get Iraqis pumped
    The seller's fingers dance across the stacks of discs crowding his table, his words racing as he foists one DVD after another on a customer. "You should see this one, and definitely take this one," he says. "Oh, and I just got this one today. Brand new....
  • James Foley's kindness, passion, faith lauded in Northwestern memorial

    James Foley's kindness, passion, faith lauded in Northwestern memorial
    “Jim was formed by the word of God. Words were his stock in trade, and they resonated with God’s word.” The Rev. Kevin Feeney spoke these words of James Foley during a Northwestern University memorial service for the slain journalist,...
  • Syrians flee broken Aleppo as army closes in

    Syrians flee broken Aleppo as army closes in
    Minutes after the barrel bomb eviscerated the crowded market, those still alive had to contend with matters of survival — and collecting what little remained of the dead. A woman with tired eyes walked away cradling a bottle of water and a few...
  • Blotter: Criminal trespass and disorderly conduct in Grayslake

    Blotter: Criminal trespass and disorderly conduct in Grayslake
    The following items were taken from police reports. A 39-year-old Grayslake man was arrested on July 29 at 11:13 a.m. on Route 83 at Center Street and charged with driving on a revoked license. A 19-year-old Wildwood man was arrested on July 30 at 11:...
  • Cornell Fine Arts Museum 2014-15 season

     Cornell Fine Arts Museum 2014-15 season
    The Cornell Fine Arts Museum has a full slate of exhibits and events for the 2014-15 season. The museum, on the Rollins College campus at 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. If you haven't...
  • New Lenox war memorial vandalized

    New Lenox war memorial vandalized
    The broken pieces of a cherished war memorial were removed this week, but the ill feelings created through a deliberate act of destruction linger. New Lenox police are seeking the perpetrators of an act of "vandalism" that left four of five granite...
  • Sex offender charged with trespassing at Wilmette middle school

    Sex offender charged with trespassing at Wilmette middle school
    A convicted sex offender recently released from prison has been charged with trying to break into a home in Wilmette and trespassing at Highcrest Middle School in the north suburb, authorities said. Police say Kevin Berglund, 42, placed a stool under...
  • Murdered Israeli teens mourned in North Shore service

    Murdered Israeli teens mourned in North Shore service
    Two days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were discovered, Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park held a multi-congregational memorial service to honor them. Just a day before, the Ravinia Coffee Station had hosted a gathering to...
  • 23 fire extinguishers taken near school in Highland Park

    23 fire extinguishers taken near school in Highland Park
    The following items were gathered from Highland Park and Deerfield police reports: Highland Park Twenty-three fire extinguishers were taken from the grass near Highland Park High School on St. Johns Avenue, on Aug. 6. The 10-pound extinguishers were...
  • Civil War soldier sends a request from the battlefield

     Civil War soldier sends a request from the battlefield
    On Sept. 4, 1864, John Finney reached his 20th year. Two years after enlisting in the Illinois 65th Volunteer Infantry to fight for the Union in the Civil War, he could report good health against great odds. Finney refused to speak of his months as...
  • Criminal trespass and damage in Lake Forest

    Criminal trespass and damage in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports. A 55-year-old Northfield man was arrested on Sept. 24 at 11:29 p.m. following a single-car crash on Route 41 at Westleigh Road and charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 22-...