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    Sox legend Minoso had ‘a tremendous life’

    Mourners file past the casket of former Chicago White Sox great Minnie Minoso on Friday during a public visitation at Holy Family Church in Chicago. Minoso died Sunday. He was believed to be 90.

    Mar 6, 2015 6:54 PM

    Former White Sox star and popular team ambassador Minnie Minoso was remembered for his standout baseball skills and his big heart Friday at Holy Family Church. Minoso died Sunday at the age of 90.


    Marshall trade means one less distraction for Bears

    Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who was in line to collect a $7.5 million base salary in Chicago this season, has been traded to the New York Jets, according to reports. The deal is pending a physical and cannot be completed until Tuesday.

    Mar 6, 2015 2:46 PM

    Rather than contend with his frequent off-the-field distractions, the Bears have agreed to trade five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets for what is expected to be just a fifth-round pick.


    Pathologist says two stab wounds killed Naperville teacher

    Shaun Wild

    Mar 6, 2015 5:29 PM

    Naperville teacher Shaun Wild’s death was caused by two stab wounds, a forensics expert said Friday. But forensic pathologist Mitra Kalelkar testified that the 1.1-inch horizontal wound that perforated Wild’s left lung and completely punctured his lower heart caused enough damage to be fatal on its own.

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    Judas Priest to play Rosemont Theatre in May

    The band Judas Priest will perform at the Rosemont Theatre May 21.

    Mar 6, 2015 1:55 PM

    Tickets are now on sale for heavy metal band Judas Priest and its Redeemer of Souls tour at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.


    A little off the top in S. Elgin for St. Baldrick’s

    Brandon Spantiko, from left, Anthony Bellavia and Josh Salerno, all 12-year-old seventh-graders from South Elgin, simultaneously laugh and rub their heads after getting shaved Friday at the sixth annual St. Baldrick’s event at Kenyon Woods Middle School. This was the first time any of them have participated in a St. Baldrick’s event, and they all thought their shaved heads “felt weird.”

    Mar 6, 2015 6:54 PM

    Students and staff at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin go bald for cancer awarenesss and the St. Baldrick's Foundation.


    Fire causes $100,000 damage at Lombard gun range

    Fire caused more than $100,000 damage Friday to the Article II range in Lombard. Firefighters said the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

    Mar 6, 2015 5:02 PM

    Fire caused more than $100,000 damage Friday to a Lombard gun range that likely will need extensive repairs before it can reopen, authorities said. Police arrived at the Article II Range at 250 Cortland Ave. shortly before 9:15 a.m., authorities said, and found a large amount of smoke coming from the single-story building. Firefighters arrived a short time later.


    5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

    Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon on “The Walking Dead,” will appear Saturday at Wizard World Fan Fest in Rosemont.

    Mar 6, 2015 12:53 PM

    Get autographs from stars like Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”) and more this weekend at the Wizard World Fan Fest in Rosemont. Experience John Lithgow's one-man show “Stories By Heart” at Aurora's Paramount. Those are just a few fun events going on this weekend in the suburbs. Find the details here.

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