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  A new, larger playground is coming to the Field of Dreams in Grant Township. Township Supervisor Kay Starostovic said the new playground will feature slides, two climbing walls, monkey bars and swings, and will be open for children ages 5 through...

New playground slated for Grant Township could be in place this summer

Updated: 6/4/2012 04:17 PM

  Students and the Parent Teacher Organization at Kenyon Woods Middle School honored retiring Principal Sue Welu Monday by planting a tree in her honor in front of the school.

Tree just one way in which principal will be remembered

Updated: 6/4/2012 11:05 AM

  Nine earth scrapers and several other pieces of excavation equipment were damaged Monday in what authorities deemed an "unusual" early morning fire in West Chicago. Deputy Fire Chief Dennis Keefe said nine earthmovers were fully engulfed in flames...

Suspicious fire damages construction equipment in West Chicago

Updated: 6/4/2012 04:26 PM

  Two Antioch residents were charged with various drug possession charges following a drug sweep by police at the Oakridge Apartment Complex. Antioch Police Chief Craig Somerville said search warrants were executed simultaneously on two apartments in...

Two charged following Antioch drug sweep

Updated: 6/4/2012 09:36 AM

  Chicago authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed after an argument over a bicycle. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified him as Jamal Lockett.

Teen, 16, fatally shot in dispute over bike

Updated: 6/4/2012 08:26 AM

  On Monday, current Pacific Fleet commander, Adm. Cecil Haney and other officials will fly 1,300 miles northwest from Oahu to Midway to market the 70th anniversary of the pivotal battle that changed the course of the Pacific war. "After the battle of...

Navy marks Battle of Midway's 70th anniversary

Updated: 6/4/2012 07:22 AM

  A firefighting aircraft crashed into rugged terrain near the Utah-Nevada border as it dropped retardant on a 5,000-acre wildfire, killing the two people aboard. The air tanker went down Sunday afternoon in the Hamblin Valley area of western Utah,...

2 pilots die as firefighting plane crashes in Utah

Updated: 6/4/2012 07:17 AM

  What you may have missed over the weekend: Officials in Fox River Grove and Cary say merging not a good idea; prank costs Conant students prom, graduation; Walsh steps into potential political minefield; suburbanites turn out for 'Bible Challenge'...

Weekend in Review: Walsh, Conant students in hot water

Updated: 6/4/2012 09:11 AM

  Seems like I was just scarfing down free coffee at a transportation Earth Day Summit, where leaders from Pace, Metra, the CTA and RTA noshed on bagels and commiserated over funding shortfalls. It was a wonky lovefest. But that's so yesterday. Since...

Turf war causing transit gridlock in suburbs?

Updated: 6/4/2012 05:45 AM

  Statistics from the Pew Internet & American Life Project show that, these days, many people with cellphones prefer texting over a phone call. It's not always young people, though the data indicate that the younger you are, the more likely you are to...

Is texting ruining the art of conversation?

Updated: 6/1/2012 04:19 PM

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