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  • 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...
  • What an outrage

    Many Illinois democrats recently showed much concern when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner unknowingly shook hands at a campaign stop with a biker who wore a confederate flag patch on his jacket.  Remind me, were they similarly outraged when...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Woman, 90, dies after being hit by car

    Woman, 90, dies after being hit by car
    A 90-year-old woman died Friday evening after being hit by a car in a Mount Prospect Jewel-Osco parking lot, authorities said. About 2 p.m. Friday, Harriet S. Abernethy-Ogorzalek was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco at 333 E....
  • Northbrook Park District to adopt new budget

    Northbrook Park District to adopt new budget
    Officials at the Northbrook Park District expect to soon adopt a new 2014-15 budget. Total expenditures in 2014-15 are up by about 1.4 percent to $22.1 million from around $21.8 million last year, according to budget documents. Total revenue is up by 3.7...
  • Northbrook to discuss pot rules

    Northbrook to discuss pot rules
    On May 20, Northbrook will discuss at a public hearing where medical marijuana will be able to be sold or grown in the village. Northbrook is just the latest Illinois municipality to try to hammer out zoning regulations. Dozens of villages and cities,...