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  • Lawmakers don't like Quinn closure plans

    Lawmakers don't like Quinn closure plans
    A panel of Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday recommended against Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close six state facilities, including the state’s only super-maximum prison in downstate Tamms. The governor proposed closing the sites...
  • Illinois House approves major gambling expansion

    Illinois House approves major gambling expansion
    SPRINGFIELD — Shunting aside Gov. Pat Quinn’s concerns, the Illinois House today approved a major expansion of gambling in Illinois that would put a casino in Chicago and four other cities, add positions at riverboats and allow slot machines...
  • Glenview woman killed in Skokie wreck

    Glenview woman killed in Skokie wreck
    A 75-year-old Glenview woman was killed in a two-car collision today in Skokie.   Maya Rekhtman, 75, of the 1100 block of Castillian Court in Glenview, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m. at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, according to the Cook County...
  • Indeed.com adds resume search

    Indeed.com adds resume search
    A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago. Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles. For now, the search at indeed.com/...
  • How suburban police try to solve attempted child abductions by a stranger

    One reason families move to the suburbs is safety. Yet since 2008, at least 123 cases of attempted child abduction by a stranger have shaken suburban Cook County communities from Schaumburg to Riverdale and from Skokie to Blue Island, the Tribune found....
  • Elie Wiesel a beacon for human rights

    Elie Wiesel a beacon for human rights
    For more than 50 years, Elie Wiesel has provided a moral compass for the world, writing and advocating on human rights issues in the wake of his tragic experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust. His book "Night," recalling the terrors of the Auschwitz...
  • Artist List

    Artist List
    Last Name, First Name | City, State | Media Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood Benson, Jeffrey L. | Orland Park, IL |...
  • Justice at last

     
    Our Jeremy Gorner reports: A former veteran Chicago police officer was convicted Thursday of swindling an elderly man with Alzheimer's disease out of his $1 million estate more than 10 years ago, authorities said. Donald Owsley, 63, was found guilty......
  • Show your cards, governor -- Is Quinn bluffing on gambling expansion? Let's see!

     
    Pat Quinn appears to share my ambivalence about the expansion of gambling in Illinois. On one hand, additional casinos, slots and video poker machines would give a nice little boost to the state's finances and help stanch the flow of......
  • Ex-Wilmette parks golf pro to fight theft charge

    A Northbrook man charged last week with stealing more than $10,000 from the Wilmette Park District wants a speedy trial to clear his name, his lawyer told a judge today. “We do look forward to our day on court,” said Park Ridge attorney Frank...
  • Smoke on jail bus sends 14 prisoners to hospitals

    More than a dozen prisoners being taken to hearings in the Skokie courthouse this morning were taken to local hospitals due to smoke caused by leaking oil in their bus' engine, a Cook County sheriff's spokesman said. All 14 men requested transport to...