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  • I-94 crash near Great America sends 16 to hospitals, lanes reopened

    I-94 crash near Great America sends 16 to hospitals, lanes reopened
    Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals after a six-vehicle crash including a semi-truck happened on I-94 outside of Gurnee, police said. All lanes were reopened by 2:45 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Grand Avenue after several lanes were shut down as...
  • Filling in the blanks is no way to fight for abortion rights

     
    I approve of what Terry Cosgrove says, but I will fight to the death against the way he says it. Pardon my corruption of Voltaire’s famous saying. It’s inspired by a new round of political attacks from Personal PAC, the......
  • Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics

    Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a now-empty tract envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's...
  • Woman killed, man hurt during crash on Kennedy

    Woman killed, man hurt during crash on Kennedy
    A 25-year-old Chicago woman died and her 24-year-old passenger hospitalized after the car she was driving crashed on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the Northwest Side. Agnieszka Firosz, of the 5600 block of West Cullom Avenue, was pronounced...
  • 5 hurt, including 2 children, in crash in Portage Park

    5 hurt, including 2 children, in crash in Portage Park
    Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
  • Ill. chief justice: Follow FOID law on mental health issues

    Ill. chief justice: Follow FOID law on mental health issues
    SPRINGFIELD — The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing “gun-related tragedies” and the state’s debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified...
  • Man, 85, dies after fire in northwest Indiana

    Man, 85, dies after fire in northwest Indiana
    A Hammond man died Saturday from injuries he suffered in a fire at his northwest Indiana home. The man was identified as Roy Krieger, 85, of the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue, according to a spokesman from the Cook County medical examiner's office....
  • 3 charged in separate bank robberies

    3 charged in separate bank robberies
    Three men have been charged in federal court today with committing separate bank robberies, including an Hoffman Estates man who is believed to be responsible for at least four bank heists himself, Kenneth White, 34, of the 700 block of West Bode Circle...
  • Northwestern secures 19-man class

    Northwestern secures 19-man class
    If nothing else, Northwestern’s 2013 signees are punctual. The school locked in its 19th and final member of the ’13 class at 9:42 a.m., when Californian Brett Walsh faxed in his letter of intent. Offensive lineman Sam Coverdale was NU&...
  • Park Ridge mayor rejects union contract

    Citing Park Ridge's precarious financial condition and the need to keep property taxes as low as possible, Mayor David Schmidt vetoed a contract with one of the city's five employee unions and pay raises for non-union employees. Schmidt's veto of the...
  • Illinois lawmakers vote to cut own pay

    SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers today voted to give themselves 12 unpaid days off during the next year and rejected 1.1 percent cost-of-living increases. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Dan Kotowski, D-Park Ridge, effectively would leave lawmakers'...