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Summit (Cook, Illinois)

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  • 'Emergency summit' on missing, endangered youth

    Saying he is alarmed by the rate of attempted child abductions in the Chicago area -- as well as by the perceptions that the cases are handled less vigorously when they involve black and Latino youth -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., tomorrow will...
  • Teacher Recognized for Helping Students Love Learning

    Teacher Recognized for Helping Students Love Learning
    In Kristen Merrell's third grade class, it's usually all about pushing her students and herself to do more.  "You're really only as good as the people you surround yourself with and I'm surrounded by awesome teachers in this district," said Merrell....
  • Woman, 85, dies a month after crash

    An 85-year-old southwest suburban woman died more than a month after a traffic crash that killed another 85-year-old woman, officials said today. The woman, Genevieve Kaput of the 7300 block of West 57th Place in Summit, was pronounced dead Friday...
  • 2 killed in separate suburban crashes

    A 35-year-woman was killed after the car she was driving went into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with another vehicle in south suburban Matteson, officials said today. Christine Brown, 35, of the 17000 block of Anthony Avenue in Hazel Crest, was...
  • The President & Mrs Obama Take on Bullying Prevention

    The President & Mrs Obama Take on Bullying Prevention
    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will host the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention Thursday.          "For a long time bullying was treated as an unavoidable part of growing up but more and more we're seeing how...
  • NATO officials try Chicago pizza, hot dogs before summit

    NATO officials try Chicago pizza, hot dogs before summit
    From Lou Malnati’s pizza to Eli’s Cheesecake, Chicago and Illinois leaders pulled out the Windy City’s favorite treats in Belgium to get NATO officials excited for their upcoming summit at McCormick Place. US Ambassador to NATO Ivo...
  • During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being 'not impressed' by Reagan's Berlin Wall speech

    During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being 'not impressed' by Reagan's Berlin Wall speech
    Offering an historical footnote Saturday to one of the most memorable lines of the Cold War, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev confessed Saturday that he was underwhelmed when President Ronald Reagan demanded in 1987 that he “..tear...
  • Circle Interchange rebuilding study announced

    Circle Interchange rebuilding study announced
    The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin engineering studies for a major reconstruction of the Circle Interchange where the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower expressways converge, along with Congress Parkway, state Transportation Secretary...
  • Nobel Peace Prize laureates to hold summit here

    Nobel Peace Prize laureates to hold summit here
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Chicago will host the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates this spring. The summit, the first to be held in North America, will at the University of Illinois at Chicago April 23-25. The event is expected...
  • Rash of 'Twilight'-induced seizures prompts warning

    Rash of 'Twilight'-induced seizures prompts warning
    Shaking, sweating and swooning are par for the course among the passionate young fans of the "Twilight" series. But reports that a scene in "Breaking Dawn" has been sparking seizures in theaters nationwide has epilepsy experts on the alert and parents...
  • Chicago man charged in Summit murder

    Chicago man charged in Summit murder
    Bond was set at $500,000 today for a West Side man accused in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man during a drug-related robbery last week. Donzelle Long, 22, is charged with armed robbery and first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Brandon Ulmer...