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  • The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release

    The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release
    To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road. The group'...
  • Convicted Indiana murderer mistakenly released from Cook County Jail

    Convicted Indiana murderer mistakenly released from Cook County Jail
    An Indiana man convicted of murder has been on the loose since Wednesday evening after Cook County Jail officials mistakenly released him, authorities said. The Sheriff's Office confirmed that Steven L. Robbins, 44, was released after appearing in...
  • 3 deadly infernos

    3 deadly infernos
    A spectacular fire last week that destroyed two Bridgeport warehouses was a dramatic reminder of the city's long history battling fires. Flashback was reminded — with the help of its readers — of three similar warehouse and industrial blazes...
  • Concealed carry: Court strikes down Illinois' ban

    Concealed carry: Court strikes down Illinois' ban
    The state of Illinois would have to allow ordinary citizens to carry weapons under a federal appeals court ruling issued today, but the judges also gave lawmakers 180 days to put their own version of the law in place. In a 2-1 decision that is a major...
  • Russell Matthews, actor

    A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart. "I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
  • Best milk for cheesemaking

    Best milk for cheesemaking
    Q: Since milk and cream are ultra-pasteurized I am having a hard time making ricotta and Greek cheese. Do you have any suggestions or do you know where I can purchase pasteurized (not ultra) milk or cream? I know raw milk is not sold in the U.S. I hope...
  • LW North stars of tomorrow dominate for state champion Summit Hill

     
    The first four years of the Lincoln-Way North girls volleyball program has seen the team go 80-61 with three straight 21-plus win seasons. That record …...
  • What Makes the Perfect Exercise Playlist?

    What Makes the Perfect Exercise Playlist?
    Liz Kahman inserted her ear buds and selected an Usher song on her iPod Touch before starting her run on a treadmill. "If I'm listening to something upbeat, it helps me to keep up the pace," said Kahman, 19, of Bloomington, Illinois. She's not alone....
  • Odds of hitting a deer in Illinois: 1 in 250

     
    The chances of hitting a deer in Illinois with your car are 1 in 250. Those are the odds computed by State Farm Insurance in …...
  • Songs of Good Cheer essay contest entries

     
    The prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
  • 70 years later, Boy Scout troop still thriving

     
    For more than half a century, Boy Scout Troop 6 in Des Plaines has striven to help boys grow into young men and teach them life …...