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  • Autism diagnostic changes shuffle the puzzle

    Autism diagnostic changes shuffle the puzzle
    From headline-grabbing studies to prime-time TV, autism has entered mainstream conversation like never before. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that autism rates rose nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2010. The condition...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 04/05/14 for 04/05/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Wendy Braun was born in Northbrook, Ill., on this date in 1970. This birthday gal is probably best known for her portrayal of Iris Sneed both on the soap "General Hospital" and it's spin-off soap "General Hospital: Night Shift." She'...
  • Northbrook police reports: Metal light poles stolen

    Northbrook police reports: Metal light poles stolen
    The following items were taken from Northbrook police records. Eight steel aluminum light poles, 12 to 15 feet long, were stolen from the 3100 block of Commercial Avenue some time during the week prior to May 11. A 29-year-old Waukegan man was...
  • The baffling world of 911 surcharges

    The baffling world of 911 surcharges
    Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California? This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per line, a $1.40...
  • Northbrook approves public funding for development

    Northbrook approves public funding for development
    Northbrook trustees recently approved contributing about $4.9 million in public funds toward a mixed-use project on the eastern side of Northbrook. Officials passed a series of resolutions and ordinances during a Tuesday night meeting, spearheading a...
  • Two charged in Northbrook pickpocket scheme

    Two charged in Northbrook pickpocket scheme
    Northbrook Police Department and Cook County officials say a man and a woman have been arrested after a two-month investigation in connection with a pickpocket scheme. Chicago residents Trina L. McDaniel, whom Northbrook police said is 51 but Cook County...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 25

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 25
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 53-year-old Rolling Meadows man was arrested at the Glenview Police Station and charged with violating an order of protection for a March 11 incident on the 3100 block of Bellwood Lane....
  • Struggling to get the 411 about 911 surcharges

     
    Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California? This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per......
  • Judge halts Illinois pension reform law

    Judge halts Illinois pension reform law
    SPRINGFIELD — State workers and retirees can breathe a sigh of relief — at least for a while — after a judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a far-reaching overhaul of their pensions until it can be determined whether the measure...
  • Driving permit for chronic DUI offenders fails

    Driving permit for chronic DUI offenders fails
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House voted down a bill today that would have given people a chance to drive with a highly restricted permit after getting convicted four times of driving under the influence or alcohol or drugs. The measure, sponsored by...
  • Days of arguments ahead in battle over political map proposal

    Days of arguments ahead in battle over political map proposal
    Advocates trying to change how Illinois political maps are drawn began the arduous process today of trying to prove they have enough signatures to get a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot this November. The hearing officer for the Illinois...