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  • News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation

    News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation
    Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery. Neighbors told the Fort Collins Coloradoan in September that they feared the construction noise, but somehow ignored the potential release of departed spirits (though an “Animal Planet” “dog psychic” who lives in Estes Park seemed to volunteer her services to calm the pets' souls).
  • Natural gas utilities restock after bitter winter drains supplies

    Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter. The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...

    Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say

    Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say
    Plainfield's siren system was not activated before a tornado struck the suburb the night of June 30 because emergency officials did not receive adequate warning, a police commander told village trustees Monday night. Plainfield Police Commander Ken...

    Frankfort police reports: School windows damaged, and more

    Frankfort police reports: School windows damaged, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Unspecified items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 500 block of Lincoln Lane on June 30. Two Alsip men, 46 and 42, were charged with burglary, felony retail theft and misdemeanor retail...

    Girls basketball | Boehm, New Trier hoping to take another step

    Girls basketball | Boehm, New Trier hoping to take another step
    Graduating six of the top 10 players from a sectional championship team would turn the next year into a rebuilding one, in some circumstances. The return of Jeannie Boehm, Kathryn Pedi, Rachel West, Jackie Welch and 10 others has New Trier girls...