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  • Joliet man who beat pregnant woman sent to prison

    Joliet man who beat pregnant woman sent to prison
    A 30-year-old Joliet man arrested earlier this year for beating a pregnant woman and preventing her from seeking medical treatment was turned over to the Illinois Department of Corrections today to serve an 18-month sentence for domestic battery and a 6-...
  • I-80 crash injures 2, snarls commute

    I-80 crash injures 2, snarls commute
    Two people inside a pickup truck were injured during a collision with a semitrailer-tractor truck this afternoon on I-80 near southwest suburban Shorewood, closing the interstate in both directions. The pickup’s passenger was taken to Provena...
  • Week 9 schedule: Oct. 15-22

    Week 9 schedule: Oct. 15-22
    Week 9 – Oct. 15-21 All games 7:30 unless noted. TUESDAY, OCT. 16 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2 Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
  • Frank Marocco dies at 81; jazz accordionist

    Frank Marocco dies at 81; jazz accordionist
    Frank Marocco, a rare jazz accordionist, a first-call studio musician and one of the most recorded accordion players in the world, has died. He was 81. Marocco died Saturday at his home in the San Fernando Valley, after having been hospitalized at...
  • Today's top shows: Glen Campbell, Kathleen Edwards

    Today's top shows: Glen Campbell, Kathleen Edwards
    Kathleen Edwards: The Canadian singer-songwriter is showcasing her first album in four years, “Voyageur” (Zoe Records), coproduced by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. It traces the arch of a disintegrating love affair with a mix of melancholy...
  • Illinois dioceses, other Catholic groups sue over White House insurance mandate

    Illinois dioceses, other Catholic groups sue over White House insurance mandate
    The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration's mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost of...
  • Illinois towns on Route 66 vie for foreign tourists

    Illinois towns on Route 66 vie for foreign tourists
    PONTIAC, Ill. — The honeymooners from Spain spoke limited English, but that didn't stop Mayor Bob Russell from giving them a hearty welcome to his community. "How long have you been here?" Russell asked, posing for a snapshot with the newlyweds...
  • 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...
  • Quinn to veto prisons funding, give more to DCFS

    Quinn to veto prisons funding, give more to DCFS
    Gov. Pat Quinn plans to use savings from shuttering several prisons to offset a deep budget cut aimed at the state agency charged with protecting abused and neglected children. The $33.7 billion budget landed on the governor’s desk today, and he&...
  • 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/...
  • 1 dead, 5 injured, including baby and toddler, in Plainfield-area crash

    1 dead, 5 injured, including baby and toddler, in Plainfield-area crash
    One person died and five were injured, one critically, in a Saturday crash that involved a car, an SUV and a motorcycle near southwest suburban Plainfield, officials said. The accident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. at Route 126 and County Line Road, just...