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Baby Face Nelson-Battle of Barrington witness: 'We were scared to death'Can you imagine wandering through Barrington in 1934 and stumbling across a shootout between cops and Baby Face Nelson? Bill Eiserman and his brother did. And you can step back in time with Barrington's special re-enactment Friday.Last Updated Nov 25, 2015 8:44 AM
Cook County suburbs tally $244 million in legal feesUpdated Nov 25, 2015 10:07 AM
Cook County suburbs have spent $244 million on private attorneys since 2010, according to a Better Government Association analysis.
Candidate who says God punishes gays tries to get back on ballotUpdated Nov 24, 2015 7:32 PM
Susanne Atanus, who said God put tornadoes and diseases on Earth in response to gay rights and abortions, has signed up again as a Republican challenging U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky.
14 file for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District boardUpdated Nov 23, 2015 6:02 PM
Fourteen candidates are already running for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Board, after filing opened Monday. So far, they are 10 Democrats and four Green Party members.
Alvarez, Foxx file Monday for Cook County state’s attorneyUpdated Nov 23, 2015 2:03 PM
Anita Alvarez is expected to face three Democratic primary election challengers in her bid to remain Cook County’s top prosecutor, but only she and Kim Foxx filed Monday.
Free community college plan in Chicago costs $3 millionUpdated Nov 27, 2015 1:56 PM
Thousands of students have started attending community college free under President Barack Obama’s federal program. The Chicago’s Star Scholarship — a signature Mayor Rahm Emanuel initiative — covers tuition, books and transportation. The price tops $3 million for the inaugural class.
Dawn Patrol: One shot in Elgin; Bears beat PackersUpdated Nov 27, 2015 6:02 AM
One person shot in Elgin. Crowds pack Lake Zurich Culver's for meal. Runners earn Thanksgiving dinner in Batavia. Great Lakes recruits treated to games and dinner. Old and new friends break bread at Lazarus House. A look at this weekend's IHSA football title games. Bears carve out a win in Green Bay.
Tax increases are wrong for Cook CountyUpdated Nov 24, 2015 12:58 PM
In this Guest View column, Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider of Bartlett explains why he opposes the tax increases that are included in the Cook County budget that was adopted last week.
Dawn Patrol: Aurora robberies may be related; parents get 5 years in starved baby caseUpdated Nov 24, 2015 5:58 AM
Armed robbery in Aurora might be related to 4 others. Parents get 5 years in Barrington starvation case. Burr Ridge real estate broker guilty on all theft counts. Elk Grove's flood control project delayed. Bulls’ challenge is how to use McDermott. Short workweek for Bears before Green Bay game.
- Dorothy Brown first to file Monday morning
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