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  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Business profile: Piero's Pizza

    Business profile: Piero's Pizza
    Name: Frank Guagliardo Age: 51 Hometown: Addison, IL Name of Business: Piero's Pizza Describe what you sell: We sell an assortment of quality pizzas (extra thin, thin, spessa, deep dish, and stuffed), pastas, salads, sandwiches, calzones and hot...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • IDOT truck collides with car in Northbrook

    IDOT truck collides with car in Northbrook
    Three people were taken to nearby hospitals after an Illinois Department of Transportation truck collided with a car in the southwestern part of Northbrook Monday afternoon. A blue Ford car was traveling north on Pfingsten Road when it hit the IDOT...
  • Family of trooper killed on job wins $10.9M settlement

    Family of trooper killed on job wins $10.9M settlement
    The widow of an Illinois state trooper killed in a fiery crash after a truck driver slammed into his squad car last year has been awarded a $10.9 million settlement in a wrongful death suit. James Sauter, 28, of Vernon Hills, died at the scene after a...
  • 10 more Caribou Coffee locations to close

    10 more Caribou Coffee locations to close
    At least 10 more Caribou Coffee locations in the suburbs, including ones in Northbrook and Lake Forest, are going to be closing their doors instead of being turned into Peet's Coffee and Tea, as originally planned, company officials said. About 80...
  • 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...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Emanuel Ax: The pianist concludes his Brahms Series with three works by Johannes Brahms and recent pieces of Missy Mazzoli and Brett Dean based on a Brahmsian theme. 3 p.m. Sunday, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.; $28-$92; 312-294-3000, cso.org...