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  • Strong storms sweep through, downing trees and cutting power

    Strong storms sweep through, downing trees and cutting power
    A powerful series of storms cut through the Chicago area from southwest to northeast this evening, bringing funnel clouds and wind gusts of up to 81 mph, downing trees, sparking fires and knocking out electricity to thousands of Commonwealth Edison...
  • Win Cubs tickets and a chance at $10,000 in the Binny's Beverage Depot Attendance Game

    Win Cubs tickets and a chance at $10,000 in the Binny's Beverage Depot Attendance Game
    Binny's Beverage Depot Attendance Game 2011 Official Rules To Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Include your name, address, age, and daytime phone number on a 3x5 card or a plain piece of paper and mail your entry to: Binny's Beverage Depot Attendance Game,...
  • Prosecutors: Waste agency director stole $900K

    Prosecutors: Waste agency director stole $900K
    The former north suburban waste agency director charged with embezzling $900,000 told an assistant he stole the money because he was angry at the agency, prosecutors said today. Brooke Beal, the former executive director of the Solid Waste Agency of...
  • Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free

    Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free
    Can you really have an herbicide/pesticide-free lawn that looks good? Most people think "natural lawn care" means you can ignore your lawn all spring and summer. But while it's a chemical-free process, it does require a few basic practices, Rachel...
  • Car gawk: Cruising nights lure collectors and their classic rides

    Car gawk: Cruising nights lure collectors and their classic rides
    Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
  • Bank robbery suspect linked to similar crime

    A federal grand jury indicted a Chicago man was indicted on federal charges that he robbed two north shore banks last summer, authorities said today. Carlos Stillwell, 42, already charged federally with robbing the First Bank and Trust in Winnetka on...
  • North suburban cop chase ends in crash; 1 killed

    North suburban cop chase ends in crash; 1 killed
    A police chase of a car believed to have been stolen in a carjacking and kidnapping ended this morning in a crash in Morton Grove that killed a man and injured a woman, a police official said.  Police are trying to determine whether a male victim, who...
  • Museum manners

    Museum manners
    From the elegant galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago to the stately halls of the Field Museum, the blend of modern culture and modern museum management has created etiquette issues your grandmother's curator could not have imagined. Consider the...
  • House bill would add Powerball to lottery's online sales

    House bill would add Powerball to lottery's online sales
    SPRINGFIELD — Powerball would be added to the mix of lottery games that Illinois offers online under legislation that squeaked through the House Monday. The multi-state Powerball game would join Lotto and Mega Millions, the two games Illinois put...
  • June 4th: Midday Fix - Choosing the right gift for the right occasion

    June 4th: Midday Fix - Choosing the right gift for the right occasion
    Westfield Old Orchard 4905 Old Orchard Center Suite 066 / Skokie, IL 60077 #1 BRIDES - Hostess gifts, bridesmaids and showers, choose items year round to build your gift closet, especially for sale items in home (linens, candles and sheets). Crate &...
  • Cast a cold eye

    Cast a cold eye
    Ladies and gentlemen, let's compare and contrast. In her blockbuster first novel, "A Woman of Substance," Barbara Taylor Bradford pitted her fiercely determined heroine against almost insurmountable obstacles: grinding poverty, physical abuse, sexual...