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  • Candidates focus on taxes in House District 42

    Candidates focus on taxes in House District 42
    A DuPage County Clerk's Office employee is challenging State Rep. Jeanne Ives for the Republican nomination to Illinois House District 42. Adam Johnson, of Warrenville, believes his work in the clerk's office can help him bring relief to taxpayers. "I...
  • Walking bus winners take cake, uh, doughnuts [Rodgers Forge column]

    Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Except replace chicken dinner with doughnut breakfast. After four weeks, the Rodgers Forge Elementary Walking School Bus Doughnut Challenge has concluded. And the winner is: the Heathfield South route. Led by Marianne Lohr,...
  • Oberweis: Unaware or untruthful?

     
    NOW WITH TWO UPDATES! In this 2:25 audio clip from Rick Pearson's WGN AM 720 radio show "The Sunday Spin," we hear of the weird evasions of GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Jim Oberweis regarding Pearson's invitation to host a debate......
  • Oberweis' ill-timed Florida trip lets Truax back in the game

     
    Friday's print column Win or lose Tuesday, state Sen. Jim Oberweis will leave us with an object lesson in how not to campaign with a big lead. A Tribune/WGN-TV poll conducted March 1-5 found Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, with a......
  • Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy

    Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy
    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy increased slightly last year while reports fell at the other service academies, according to an assessment to be released by the Pentagon on Friday. Overall reports at the three academies...
  • Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress

    Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress
    Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime. Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
  • Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player
    The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party. Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...
  • Naval Academy drops sex assault charges against football player

    Naval Academy drops sex assault charges against football player
    The superintendent of the Naval Academy has dropped all criminal charges against a second football player accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman at a party in Annapolis, officials said Friday. Military lawyers advised Vice Adm. Michael H....
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Menchville boys player achieves rare quadruple-double

    Boys basketball: Richard Washington had a rare quadruple-double (23 points, 10 steals, 10 rebounds and 10 assists) and four other Menchville players scored in double figures in the Monarchs’ 86-38 win over Hickory. ... Marcell Haskett had 26...
  • Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street

    Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street
    "You might call him 'The Leader of the Cult of the Unusual' " —Jules Verne Edgar Allan Poe, whose creepy tales of terror continue to thrill new generations of readers, lived in a crowded household from 1832 to 1835 at what is now 203 N. Amity St....
  • Gloucester Chick-fil-A garners national award for 2nd straight year

    Gloucester Chick-fil-A garners national award for 2nd straight year
    The Gloucester Chick-fil-A received the highest rating by its customers for 2013, the second year in a row the eatery has garnered the national restaurant chain's honor. The Gloucester restaurant topped the 1,700 other Chick-fil-A restaurants to receive...