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  • Father, like son, sentenced in 2011 slaying of father's girlfriend

    Father, like son, sentenced in 2011 slaying of father's girlfriend
    A month after his son was sentenced to 50 years, a Blue Island man was given 95 years in prison in the shooting death of his girlfriend -- a crime they carried out together.
  • Man threatens to use a broken rake handle to stab a neighbor in Orland Park

    Man threatens to use a broken rake handle to stab a neighbor in Orland Park
    The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports: A 41-year-old Orland Park man was charged with battery and two counts of criminal damage to property after shoving another man into a homeowners' association pool on the 9200 block of...

    'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...

    Rains close Taste of Chicago; more on the way

    Rains close Taste of Chicago; more on the way
    A storm system that moved through northeast Illinois early Saturday morning dropped heavy rain, closing down Taste of Chicago for the day and flooding communities in the area's south and southwest suburbs. More rain is on the way tonight. Because of the...

    IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....