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  • Fears about gubernatorial and mayoral elections

    A recent letter writer said in the Chicago Tribune that his problem with the race for Illinois governor is fear of the unknown versus fear of the known. Copy that, and think about the possible Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis race. -- Kathleen Melia,...
  • Voytik takes over for Savage at QB

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Pittsburgh - INSIDE SLANT Sophomore quarterback Chris Voytik spent his redshirt freshman season in 2013 backing up veteran starter Tom Savage and didn't get much of an opportunity to show his stuff. His play in...
  • CSN to air 4 ISU football games

    CSN to air 4 ISU football games
    Illinois State has signed a new agreement with Comcast SportsNet Chicago for four ISU football games to be televised live on the network this season. Comcast will televise ISU's home opener against Mississippi Valley State on Sept. 6, as well as the Mid-...
  • Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles

    Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles
    Investigators long suspected Robert Rocco Serritella in the 1992 strangulation of Skokie teenager David Chereck, but they said they never had enough evidence to prove he did it — until now. Authorities arrested Serritella, 71, at his home in Los...
  • '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...
  • Prosecutors say civilian took license in dirty trick

    Prosecutors say civilian took license in dirty trick
    As far as Jo Marie Lang knew, she had a near-perfect driving record and an up-to-date driver's license. Then last November, the Illinois secretary of state's office demanded that she undergo new testing or face losing her license. Making it all the more...
  • District 64 students improve reading, but lower math results on test

    District 64 students improve reading, but lower math results on test
    Park Ridge Niles District 64 students as a whole improved in 2014 on the reading portion of the Measures of Academic Progress assessment, but scores in math dipped at nearly every grade level, according to district officials. Like the Illinois...
  • A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce

    A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce
    Latinos have for years made up one of the largest and fastest-growing groups in the country. They have also long been one of the most underrepresented minority groups in the federal workplace. Now a new effort is underway — at the highest...
  • Four charged in Niles armed robbery

    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage. A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
  • 4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint

    4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint
    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.   A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
  • District 207 names new board member

    District 207 names new board member
    A hospital administrator and Maine South graduate has been selected to fill a vacancy on the District 207 school board, Maine Township High School district officials announced this week. Board members voted unanimously at a special meeting Sunday to...