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What I Love: The NoHo Apartment of Artist and Jewelry Designer Jill Platner

The jeweler and sculptor has lived in the same downtown loft since she was a student.






Homicide charges dropped in heroin overdose case

Plainfield News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:10
JOLIET – Homicide charges were dropped Friday against a man police allege sold a fatal dose of heroin to a Plainfield man in 2013.

Big Ticket: $17 Million Home in Art Deco Chelsea Tower

An apartment claimed by one of the developers during the early stages of the Walker Tower’s conversion was the sale of the week.






Hinsdale man accused in Bloomingdale shooting death of former pro basketball player

Plainfield News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:24
A Hinsdale man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a former professional basketball player in Bloomingdale.

Police: Arrest in shooting death of former Plainfield Central player

Plainfield News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 09:43
WHEATON (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say they've made in arrest in the shooting death of a former Plainfield Central High School basketball player.

What $750,000 Buys You in New York City

A look at homes across the city using the median price of a one-bedroom in Manhattan as guide.






Big Deal: Bigger Wall Street Bonuses, Bigger Home Budgets

Signs are emerging that bountiful bonuses are back as some financiers enter the real estate market with more confidence.






Final trial scheduled for June in Joliet double murder

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 03:15

A Joliet man is scheduled to stand trial June 8, the last of four defendants to be tried for the murders of two Joliet residents two years ago in the city. Adam Landerman, 21, the son of a Joliet police sergeant, is accused of killing Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover, 22, who were robbed and strangled after being lured to a house on the 1100 block of Hickory Street. Also charged with murder were Bethany McKee, 20, whose father owned the house; Joshua Miner, 26; and Alisa Massaro, 20. Will County Circuit Court Judge Gerald Kinney found McKee and Miner …

Burbank man accused of distributing child pornography

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 03:11

After hundreds of images of child pornography, some of infants, were found on computers seized at his home, a 19-year-old Burbank man has been charged with possession and dissemination of child pornography, according to Cook County sheriff’s police. Kaillif Ammen, of the 5200 block of State Road, was arrested Tuesday at his home, and a Cook County judge set his bail at $300,000 during a hearing Wednesday at the county courthouse in Bridgeview, a sheriff’s department spokeswoman said. She said Ammen was being held at the county jail as of Thursday night. Police said Ammen was arrested following an investigation …

ICC orders road closed at rail crossing at Illinois 53

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 03:11

ICC orders road closed at rail crossing at Illinois 53

Release of Intrust funds still on hold

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 03:11

The return of almost $6 million owed to customers of a failed Orland Park trust company is still on hold. Although a Cook County judge this week approved a revised plan to pay the money to thousands of customers of the former Independent Trust Corp., Intrust and its receiver don’t have the money to cover the cost of the distribution. Also, lawyers and other firms overseeing what remains of the business are owed hundreds of thousands of dollars for their work. Intrust and its receiver are counting on state legislators releasing a little more than $1.1 million from a state …

State releases latest radon data - Hillsboro Tribune

Radon Tesing News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 03:08

State releases latest radon data
Hillsboro Tribune
New data released this month by the Oregon Radon Program show that many regions of the state are at moderate risk of having high radon levels, with several pockets of high-risk areas around the Willamette Valley, and in eastern and southern Oregon.

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A Pair of Not-Yet-Built Manhattan Penthouses Sell for a Combined $57 Million

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 00:45
The two units in 151 East 78th Street have gone into contract for their asking prices of $29.5 million and $27.5 million respectively

No ruling to block Obama immigration orders

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:49
No immediate ruling on blocking Obama immigration orders

Science panel: No bulk data collection alternative

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:49
Science panel: No alternative to bulk data collection

U.S. quickly eases travel and trade rules on Cuba

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:49
U.S. quickly eases travel and trade rules on Cuba

Obama again seeks paid leave for more workers

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:48
Obama tries again to get paid leave for more workers

Chicago strip club gets neighborhood award for cleanliness

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:47
CHICAGO – A Chicago strip club has received an award for its efforts at dressing up the neighborhood.

Autopsies determine 3 Chicago men died of exposure

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:47
CHICAGO – Autopsies have determined three men found dead earlier this week in a vacant home on Chicago's North Side died from exposure.

Rauner issues order to make names of political hires public

Plainfield News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:47
BENTON – A jury trial has been postponed for a 30-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank employees and critically wounding a third during an attempted robbery.

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