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    Gruesome details in hatchet murder revealed in court

    Arlington Heights resident Cristian Loga-Negru appears in Racine County Court via video on Friday. He’s charged with killing his wife with a hatchet.

    Nov 21, 2014 5:08 PM

    Racine County District Attorney W. Richard Chiapete called the murder of 36-year-old Roxana Abrudan of Arlington Heights “as brutal a case as we will ever see” in a bond hearing Friday for her estranged husband, Cristian Loga-Negru, 38, charged with homicide. Abrudan, who police said had obtained an order of protection and was hiding from Loga-Negru for the last month in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, was struck multiple times with a hatchet Wednesday night outside that home, thrown...

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    Judge: Illinois pension overhaul unconstitutional

    In this Dec. 5, 2013 photo, Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill in Chicago.

    Nov 21, 2014 2:52 PM

    A downstate judge today ruled Illinois’ landmark pension overhaul is unconstitutional, setting the stage for a showdown in the state Supreme Court.

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    Algonquin raises phone tax by 60 percent

    Come July, Algonquin residents will see a spike in their telephone and Internet service bills. The village board this week approved a 60 percent increase to the telecommunications tax to help fund park improvements, such as playground maintenance, trails, bike paths and other infrastructure upgrades. Pictured here is the Cornish Park clock tower, located along the Fox River at 101 S. Harrison St., in downtown Algonquin that was completed in 2006.

    Nov 21, 2014 2:30 PM

    Come July, Algonquin residents will see a spike in their telephone and Internet service bills. The village board this week approved a 60 percent increase to the telecommunications tax to help fund park improvements, such as playground maintenance, trails, bike paths and other infrastructure upgrades. The increase goes into effect July 1.

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    Retrial date set in case of Streamwood infant death

    Jessica Cruz

    Nov 21, 2014 5:20 PM

    A Cook County judge set Dec. 5 for the retrial of a Hanover Park woman charged with strangling her baby moments after giving brith three years ago, and leaving him in a trash can in a Streamwood Salvation Army store restroom. Jurors deliberated the fate of 22-year-old Jessica Cruz for about 3 days but were unable to reach a verdict.

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    No history-making road win streak for Bulls

    Bulls guard Aaron Brooks, center, drives to the basket against DeMarcus Cousins, as Kings guard Darren Collison, right, looks on during the first quarter their game Thursday night.

    Nov 21, 2014 1:58 AM

    The Bulls had a chance to start a season 7-0 on the road for the first time in franchise history. But they would have to win at Sacramento, once again without the injured Derrick Rose or Pau Gasol.

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    Weekend picks: Country star Hayes plays Hoffman Estates

    Hunter Hayes' “Tattoo (Your Name) Tour” plays the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.

    Nov 21, 2014 11:46 AM

    Country star Hunter Hayes brings Dan + Shay and The Railers to the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates for a Friday night show. See a screening of the 2013 Thanksgiving-themed family film “Free Birds” at the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn. Or catch everyone's favorite Christmas curmudgeon in “Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical,” in a limited run at the Chicago Theatre.

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