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  • Charity provides funeral for baby who died of starvation

    Charity provides funeral for baby who died of starvation
    The coffin gleamed white, measuring just a couple of feet. On top, a bouquet of ferns and pink roses cascaded down. Inside lay a baby, Mya Gianna Edwards, whom prosecutors allege was starved to death by her parents. Light streamed onto the coffin...
  • Newt Gingrich launching petition drive for Illinois Republican primary ballot

    Newt Gingrich launching petition drive for Illinois Republican primary ballot
    Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s presidential effort has launched its signature drive to put him and a slate of convention nominating delegates on Illinois’ primary ballot, but the state campaign shows no prominent Republican...
  • Illinois House wants voters to abolish lieutenant governor job

    Illinois House wants voters to abolish lieutenant governor job
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House today approved a measure that would ask voters whether to eliminate the job of lieutenant governor, but the proposal has a long way to go before the much-maligned office would disappear. The measure must pass the...
  • Budget expert chosen to replace the late state Rep. Mark Beaubien

    The budget chief for the Illinois House Republicans has been chosen to fill the vacancy left by the death of Rep. Mark Beaubien. Kent Gaffney, 44, of Lake Barrington was chosen Thursday night by local political officials, and he said he will run for...
  • Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'

    Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state." Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...
  • Storm moves on; outages, flight delays, clogged interstate remain

    4:39 PM: The good news: The storm has moved out of the Chicago region, headed east. The bad news: Local temperatures are about to plunge. "Tonight, with clearing skies and snow pack, temperatures are going to drop pretty fast," said Tim Halbach,...
  • The law didn't save her

    Cindy Bischof thought her breakup with a longtime boyfriend would go smoothly after he agreed to move out of her house. But Michael Giroux quickly turned hostile, writing up a plan to destroy her home and following through with it. Terrified after...
  • Illinois Tollway, Pace pin hopes on bus service

    Illinois Tollway, Pace pin hopes on bus service
    The Illinois Tollway and Pace have taken a major step toward bringing more express bus service to the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, and motorists' tolls will help pay for it. Under a partnership agreement the agencies finalized last week, the Tollway...
  • Regulation wins a cheering section

    Regulation wins a cheering section
    When Madeline "Maddie" Dardanes was a varsity cheerleader at Barrington High School, she suffered a torn ligament in her knee during a routine — and tumbled into a growing statistic that is getting more attention from doctors and safety advocates,...
  • Do you really need a panini maker?

    Do you really need a panini maker?
    Q: Do you need a panini maker to make a panini? --Carol Mackey, Barrington, Ill. A: Not at all! Panini makers simply toast/grill each side of the sandwich simultaneously (panino is the singular in Italian) while pressing it together. It's the...
  • Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive

    Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive
    The man who shot his boss before taking his own life in a downtown Chicago office building was a high-ranking executive of a technology company, officials told the Los Angeles Times. Anthony DeFrances, 60, of Barrington, Ill., was pronounced dead at 10:...