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Had your fill of ghouls and goblins? Enjoy some scare-free fun this weekend with concerts, comedians and a chance to see “Camelot.” Here are five things to do in the suburbs this weekend.
The most awkward week in recent Cubs history ended Friday with the firing of manager Rick Renteria and the hiring of Joe Maddon. The Cubs will introduce Joe Maddon as their next field boss on Monday. Just hours after dismissing Renteria on Friday, team officials announced they will hold the afternoon news conference to begin the Maddon era.
Derrick Rose suffered what appears to be a minor ankle sprain against the Cavaliers, but no injury to him can be considered minor anymore.
William “Bill” Mueller loved celebrations. One of his favorite days to celebrate was Oct. 31 — not only because it was Halloween, but also because it was the day he was born. It seems fitting, then, that more than 100 people gathered at the Victorian Cottage in downtown Lombard Friday to celebrate the completion of the new Mueller Memorial gazebo, built in honor of the late village president.
There are no more “failing” schools in Illinois, state education officials say, as a new performance yardstick comes into play. “I think we probably were labeling too many schools as either being successful or failing in the past using crude (measurements),” State Superintendent of Education Christopher Koch said. “It's just not that simple. I'm glad we're moving away from that.”
Cold weather doesn’t stop trick-or-treaters
Children dressed in Halloween costumes braved cold weather and high winds Friday, as they descended on downtown Libertyville to participate in the annual Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet event.
Waves slam Chicago lakeshore
Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline. The waves slowed traffic along Lake Shore Drive and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction.
Insurance company sues Schaumburg to avoid cost of arrested-cops cases
Schaumburg’s insurance company, Lloyd’s of London, has filed suit against the village and other relevant parties to both clarify and eliminate its liability in other pending lawsuits regarding the actions of three undercover police officers arrested last year on drug conspiracy charges. Besides the village of Schaumburg, defendants include former, convicted police officers Matthew...
Trial date set for ex-Bear Avellini on DUI charges
A DuPage County judge Friday set a Dec. 1 trial date for a former Chicago Bears quarterback charged with his third DUI. Robert Avellini, 60, was expected to plead guilty in the year-old case Friday. But any pleadings were put on hold when Avellini’s attorneys sought a delay so he can travel to California on Nov. 24 to testify in a trial for a workers’ compensation claim he filed...
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The Bulls lost their home opener to Cleveland 114-108 in overtime on Friday at the United Center. The result was disappointing, because they had a 5-point lead with less than a minute to play in regulation, but also promising since they did that without an injured Derrick Rose.
“I don’t think it’s a surprise that we came close to a correction. We’ve been expecting one for a while. I think the bigger surprise has been how we rip-roared all the way back up,” said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management. “When you hit someone over their head with a hammer, you don’t expect them to get up immediately.”
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