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  • Wind, flood warnings expire, but lakeshore flood alert still in Indiana

    Wind, flood warnings expire, but lakeshore flood alert still in Indiana
    High wind and lakeshore flood warnings for much of the Chicago area, including the northwest Indiana lakefront, have expired. But the newest weather wrinkle is a freeze warning for western Illinois, including the cities of Clinton, Freeport and Peoria,...
  • Deadly tornadoes tore through Illinois in 1967

    Deadly tornadoes tore through Illinois in 1967
    The tornadoes struck with wicked precision. Forty-five years ago this weekend, five twisters — three of them F4 giants — descended on the Chicago area, striking so quickly that flight was all but impossible for the victims. It was the worst...
  • Some got a second helping

    As University of Illinois became increasingly competitive and costly, some well-connected applicants had a double advantage: Clout not only got them on campus, it also got them free tuition. University e-mails and a state report show that some students...
  • 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,...
  • State cross-country: Naperville North boys, Geneva girls capture 3A crowns

    The agony was written all over the face of Naperville North's Kyle Gibson. Gibson and his Huskies teammates had just gone toe-to-toe with 26-time state champion York Saturday afternoon in the 3A state cross-country meet at a chilly and windy Detweiller...
  • Girls sectional track results

    Girls track and field SECTIONAL RESULTS Click here for statewide results. CLASS 3A SECTIONALS Click here for results from Fenwick. Teams: Morton, Clemente, De La Salle, Dunbar, Hyde Park, Kelly, Lane, Lincoln Park, Mather, Northside, Prosser,...
  • Make room for Patriot—by fiat

    Make room for Patriot—by fiat
    General Motors and Chrysler failed to march to the altar, so Chrysler is now holding hands with Fiat. Our concern is what will happen to the kids: Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo and Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep. When news broke that the two were interested...
  • I-90 Shut Near Belivdere After Semi Catches Fire

    (WGN-AM)- The right lane of the westbound Jane Addams Tollway (Interstate Highway 90) remained shut down about 12 miles east of Belvidere after a semitrailer caught fire, Illinois State Police said. A backup of four miles was reported. Traffic was moving...
  • Chrysler's Belvidere Plant Restarting Production

    (WGN-AM)- Chrysler plans to restart production at its Belvidere plant and is recalling hundreds of workers. Spokesman Max Gates says employees have been asked to report for work at the automaker's Belvidere plant on Wednesday. He says the plant will...
  • Comcast and CLTV announce the launch of CLTV across Comcast systems in Rockford and South Bend markets

    Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications, and CLTV, the Chicago region's only 24-hour local cable news channel, announced today that CLTV is now available to Comcast Digital Cable customers in the...
  • Tour of Discovery celebrates the Fourth in a town that richer in history than it seems

    My desire was to make it to Philadelphia by the 4th of July. But, mechanical problems, terrible heat, horrible humidity, and the eternal hills all got in the way, stubbornly. By the fourth I had only cycled as far as Belvidere, N.J. At first I was...