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    Carpentersville cops not charged in death after arrest

    Joshua Paul refuses a police order to put his hands on the car and attempts to get into his car as he is grabbed by one Carpentersville police officer.

    Nov 26, 2014 5:08 AM

    Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon will not pursue any charges against the Carpentersville officers who arrested Joshua Paul hours before he died of internal bleeding at an Elgin hospital. Carpentersville Director of Public Safety Al Popp said video of the arrest exonerates the two officers, both of whom are 10-year veterans of the department and have been on active duty since Paul's death.


    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson: How it happened

    In this photo provided by ABC News, ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, left, interviews Ferguson, MO., police officer Darren Wilson, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Missouri. The interview will air during ABC News programs and platforms on Nov. 25 and 26. (AP Photo/ABC News, Kevin Lowder)

    Nov 26, 2014 5:11 AM

    Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death. Wilson made his first public statements Tuesday during an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. He offered details of the Aug. 9 shooting like those contained in his grand jury testimony, released a day earlier after it was decided he wouldn't be indicted in the death.


    Ferguson lessons in suburbs: Communication, trust key

    Traci Ellis

    Nov 26, 2014 6:17 AM

    As tempers continue to flare in Ferguson, Mo., over the death of Michael Brown and a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who shot him, the controversy has several suburban officials discussing what can be done to prevent such a tragedy here. “Transparency, open communication and trust between the community and local police are paramount,” said Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko.


    Thanksgiving travel tips for picture-perfect reunions

    Natalie Plotch, 3, of Brooklyn hugs grandmother Miriam Harpaz at O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 3 Tuesday. The family was reunited for Thanksgiving.

    Nov 25, 2014 7:24 PM

    Joyful and relieved Thanksgiving travelers greeted family at O'Hare International Airport Tuesday. “To have our daughter come in for Thanksgiving from Brooklyn ... it’s one of the top things to have in your life,” one said. But Wednesday is the busiest travel day of the year. Here are some survival tips if your flight is messed up.


    Derrick Rose plays just 10 minutes, Bulls lose

    Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy drives the lane for shot as Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov defends Tuesday night at Denver.

    Nov 26, 2014 5:23 AM

    The injury report didn't get any better for the Bulls on Tuesday. Derrick Rose played just 10 minutes against Denver before leaving with tightness in his left hamstring. Joakim Noah missed the game entirely with soreness in his knee and an eye injury. With too many missing pieces, the Bulls lost to the Nuggets 114-109.


    Cuban couple opens ballet school in Wheaton

    Guillermo Leyva and Vilma Machin recently opened Alma Dance School at 246 E. Geneva Road in Wheaton. The couple went through vigorous ballet training in Cuba and performed throughout the world.

    Nov 26, 2014 5:30 AM

    Young suburban dancers who are serious about learning classical ballet — or who just want to try their hand at the fine art — need look no further than Wheaton, where a new classical ballet studio has opened. Owners Guillermo Leyva and Vilma Machin are encouraging students to stop in at their business, Alma Dance School, which opened earlier this fall at 246 E. Geneva Road. “There are many (dance) schools (in the area), but no one really focuses on training serious...

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