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  • Schools open, but buses fail to show for suburban students

    Schools open, but buses fail to show for suburban students
    UPDATE: Bus service has returned to normal Thursday morning for Niles-Park Ridge School District 64, according to a spokeswoman for the district. Many parents were left scrambling Wednesday as several school districts canceled bus service — and in...
  • Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet

    Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet
    Icy road conditions were a factor in a fatal car crash Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 50-year-old Joliet woman, authorities said. The chain-reaction crash took place about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 55 West Frontage Road, between Oak...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • 1 killed, 4 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Joliet

    1 killed, 4 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Joliet
    A Lockport woman was killed and four other people were injured this morning in a two-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 53 near Joliet, said officials. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., a Mercury Sable was westbound on Louis Road at Route 53 when the driver pulled...
  • Illiana tollway's impact discussed

    Illiana tollway's impact discussed
    Responding to complaints by local farmers, first responders and highway commissioners, an Illinois Department of Transportation representative said at a recent media briefing that a proposed bi-state tollway, once built, would affect less than one-third...
  • National signing day | List of signees

    Football Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
  • Comings and goings: Dotty's and Stella's feature gambling

    Comings and goings: Dotty's and Stella's feature gambling
    Nine video gambling cafes with friendly names like Stella's Place and Dotty's have opened in the last several weeks from Oak Lawn to Matteson. These cafes are essentially mini-casinos with each one having the state limit of five video gambling machines....
  • Improving portion of high-speed rail corridor could cost $1.5 billion

    Improving portion of high-speed rail corridor could cost $1.5 billion
    Improving passenger service on the slowest portion of Illinois' emerging 110-mph rail corridor, between Chicago and Joliet, will cost an estimated $1.5 billion, officials said Monday. It's roughly the same amount the state is spending so far to...
  • Actress Audrey Totter, Femme Fatale of Classsic Noir Films, Dies at 94

    Audrey Totter, a steely blonde actress known for her leading roles in some film noir's most prominent titles, including "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up," died Thursday. She was 94. Totter, who was living in the Motion Picture and Television Home in recent...
  • NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to Chase to protect 'integrity' of sport

    NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to Chase to protect 'integrity' of sport
    Capping a historic week with another unprecedented move, NASCAR on Friday added Jeff Gordon as the 13th driver in the Chase for the Cup in what is normally a 12-driver championship playoff. NASCAR found that the cumulative effect of a series of...
  • Robert B. Reich: The stealth sequester

    So far, the much-dreaded "sequester" -- some $85 billion in federal spending cuts between March and September 30 -- hasn't been evident to most Americans. The dire warnings that had been issued from the White House beforehand -- threatening that Social...