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Naperville North grads shave their heads for cancer charity

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:38
Two Naperville North graduates who shaved their heads to benefit a childhood cancer research charity surpassed their goal of raising $7,500 in honor of a late classmate.

'Sex in the Title' brings farce to Wheaton Drama

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:38
The duplicitous lives writers lead, living out their own personal stories while inventing fictional ones for the stage or screen, is played for humorous effect in Wheaton Drama's new production.

Plushenko predicts best-ever Olympics in figure skating

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:38
Figure skating legend Evgeni Plushenko predicts next month's Olympic figure skating competition in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be the best ever

NAI Hiffman inks three deals

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:35
NAI Hiffman, with offices in Oakbrook Terrace, said it has completed three office transactions in DuPage County.

Elmhurst cops investigating two attempted burglaries

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:34
Police are investigating two attempted residential burglaries that occurred between 6:30 and 7:10 p.m. Tuesday near North and West avenues in Elmhurst.

Trader Joe's to remove controversial chemicals from receipts

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:23
Trader Joe's, the grocer known for its eclectic products (and Hawaiian-shirt-clad workers), will remove two controversial substances from its register receipts, according to a statement on the company's website.

AP Sources: WH directed Bannon silence in House interview

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:55
Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press

Police: Drunken driver narrowly escapes freight train collision in Lisle

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:15
A man who drove his car onto the pedestrian platform at the Lisle Metra station and narrowly escaped getting struck by a freight train has been charged with drunken driving.

How a malnourished teen escaped her home to save her 12 siblings

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:06
Before dawn Sunday, a 17-year-old girl escaped from her California home, slipping through a window and dialing 911 on a deactivated cellphone.

Feder: WTTW salutes retiring 'Chicago icon' Joel Weisman

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:35
An all-star lineup of Joel Weisman's A-list guests over the years will headline an hourlong special tribute to the retiring host of "Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review," Robert Feder writes.

Did Cook County's failed soda tax cause sales taxes to fizzle, too?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:25
Cook County generated far less than revenue officials estimated when they instituted a penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages. The finally tally shows the tax not only brought in less than expected, but continued to decline at roughly $1 million a month during the four months it was being charged.

Olympic figure skater Bradie Tennell back in Buffalo Grove getting ready for games

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:47
While many of her Olympic peers are off at elite training facilities making final preparations for the PyeongChang Games next month, Carpentersville native Bradie Tennell is back at her "home base" in the suburbs getting ready for a moment she's dreamed about for a long time.

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:00
Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have made vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist

Schaumburg rejects change of longtime logo, tagline

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:16
Though Schaumburg trustees have proved willing to approve carefully considered changes to the village's landscape, they voted 4-2 Tuesday to retain its logo and tagline of the past 45 years over specific new options.

St. James Parish can begin razing vacant school building

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:14
St. James Parish received permission Tuesday from the Arlington Heights village board to begin demolishing its 91-year-old vacant school building to make way for a church addition and more parking.

Possible meteor seen in suburbs

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:02
People across Chicago and the suburbs were treated to a flash of brilliant light at around 7:15 p.m. Thursday night when what appears to have been a meteor passed overhead.

Rauner spokesman: 'Governor believes David Duke is a racist'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:43
After initially fumbling a question about whether a former Ku Klux Klan leader is a racist, the campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner has clarified the governor's opinion of David Duke.

Burlington Central will join Fox Valley Conference in 2019-20

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:38
The Burlington-based Central School District 301 board of education voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept an invitation from the Fox Valley Conference for Central High School to become the FVC's 10th member school for academic and athletic activities.

Is the start of Route 45/Millburn bypass project near?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:33
Lake County has agreed to accept the jurisdictional transfer of what will be "Old Route 45" when the Millburn bypass is built, a key part of the $34 project.

Who needs village hall? Long Grove board to meet at brewery

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:07
With Buffalo Creek Brewing as the venue, Long Grove officials are hoping to draw a good crowd for the return of an annual meeting of the village board and homeowners association presidents.

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