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  Glen Ellyn Elementary District 41 officials have alerted parents to reports of "suspicious behavior" involving a man in the area of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. A safety alert sent to parents said school staff members are aware of the reports...

'Suspicious' man reported near Glen Ellyn school

Updated: 12/19/2012 02:59 PM

  The 2013 budget Aurora aldermen passed last week was based on the assumption the city would levy $74.4 million in property taxes. On Tuesday night, that assumption became fact as aldermen voted 10-1 to approve the $74.4 million levy, which supports...

Aurora tax levy increases 2.5 percent

Updated: 12/19/2012 02:31 PM

  A Mundelein man who told police he drove into oncoming traffic to "test his mortality" was indicted on first-degree murder charges for killing a 25-year-old Round Lake Beach mother. The indictment handed down by a Lake County grand jury Wednesday...

Mundelein man charged in crash that killed Round Lake Beach mother

Updated: 12/19/2012 04:19 PM

  The Mount Prospect village board has passed a 2013 budget that Finance Director David Erb said contained the first increase in the operating budget since 2010. The village also approved a 3.95 percent increase in the property tax levy. And the...

Mt. Prospect property tax levy rising 3.95%

Updated: 12/19/2012 01:20 PM

  The 35-year-old man whose pickup truck collided with a school bus Tuesday afternoon in Palatine — sending three students to the hospital with minor injuries — was at fault, authorities said. Ignacio Gonzalez-Perez, of the 1500 block of...

Police: Pickup truck driver at fault for Palatine school bus crash

Updated: 12/19/2012 01:43 PM

  A union report released Wednesday says its member teachers and Illinois workers would be willing to pay up to 2 percent more of their salaries toward retirement in order to help ease the state's quickly growing pension costs. But the group strongly...

Unions OK with paying more toward retirement

Updated: 12/20/2012 07:35 AM

  BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington woman has been found guilty of strangling her mother-in-law in what she claimed was an act of self-defense.

Bloomington woman convicted of strangling mother-in-law

Updated: 12/20/2012 06:37 AM

  Chicago's renowned Field Museum, a major center of global scientific research, has announced plans to cut staff, overhaul operations and limit the scope of its research because of a high debt load and the recession.

Field Museum will lay off staff, limit research

Updated: 12/20/2012 07:35 AM

  Declaring the time for action overdue, President Barack Obama promised on Wednesday to send Congress broad proposals in January for tightening gun laws and curbing violence after last week's schoolhouse massacre in Connecticut.

Obama sets January deadline for gun proposals

Updated: 12/19/2012 06:38 PM

  Robert H. Bork, who stepped in to fire the Watergate prosecutor at Richard Nixon's behest and whose failed 1987 nomination to the Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has...

Bork, whose failed nomination made history, dies

Updated: 12/19/2012 04:56 PM

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