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  • North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions

    North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions
    Last year North Riverside officials received a letter from a state agency ordering the village to start paying more into its underfunded pension accounts or face a financial reckoning. The ultimatum and a shortage of cash prompted the village to...
  • Boys track | Fremd, Palatine primed for success in state finals

    Boys track | Fremd, Palatine primed for success in state finals
    Prospect boasted an individual state champion, discus thrower Erin Reese, and finished ninth as a team at the girls Class 3A state track meet in Charleston, Ill., last weekend. The Fremd and Palatine boys teams hope do similar damage in Charleston...
  • Illinois officials find problem with remap petition

    I was shocked to read about the remap petition and that election officials are finding problems with the signatures of the petition that would put them out of a job. Who wouldn’t want to approve a voting measure that would threaten his or her own...
  • Deer falls from overpass, lands on family's van

    Deer falls from overpass, lands on family's van
    A West Dundee woman driving down Interstate 90 near Barrington didn’t have much of a chance to avoid the deer that crashed into her family’s van over the Memorial Day weekend. It came from above. “We’re two exits from home, and...
  • Des Plaines residents briefed on I-90 project at town meeting

    Des Plaines residents briefed on I-90 project at town meeting
    With the first 37 miles of the Interstate-90 rebuilding and widening project completed in the west, workers have moved on to the eastern stretch encompassing Des Plaines, Illinois Tollway representatives announced at a recent town hall meeting. That...
  • U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo

    U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo
    An Army staff sergeant who had an address in Barrington, Ill., at the time that she enlisted 11 years ago was killed last week in a noncombat-related incident in Kosovo, military officials said Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Heidi Lynn Ruh, 32, was assigned to...
  • 2 injured in head-on crash in north suburban Long Grove

    2 injured in head-on crash in north suburban Long Grove
    Two people were injured Sunday morning in a head-on collision in north suburban Long Grove, said officials. The head-on crash happened shortly after 8 a.m. on Hicks Road about one-quarter mile north of Lake Cook Road, according to a press release from...
  • Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man

    Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man
    A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said. Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
  • Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years

    Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years
    As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon. The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22
    The following items were taken from police reports: Lake Zurich •A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card. •A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
  • Teens trading naked selfies for mugshots

    Will teenagers ever learn? You think yours will. Maybe so. But it's likely that was also the hope of the parents of children who were so shamed by nude photos of themselves that went south — how else can they go? — that they killed themselves....