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  A motorcycle racer trying to top 300 mph died Sunday after losing control and zooming off a runway at a former air base in northern Maine. Bill Warner, 44, of Wimauma, Fla., was clocked at 285 mph before he lost control, but it was unclear how fast...

Fla. motorcycle racer dies after hitting 285 mph

Updated: 7/15/2013 07:34 AM

  A 6-year-old Illinois boy who was buried in 11 feet of sand for hours at a northern Indiana dune is expected to make a full neurological recovery, though he may have ongoing lung problems, a doctor who treated him said Monday.

All involved agree, sand dune rescue 'a miracle'

Updated: 7/15/2013 06:23 PM

  Changes planned at Lake Arlington path following death; school principal from Itasca faces DUI charge; “fake” Stevenson letter offering extra credit for cash was part of history course; Gurnee firefighters rescue man from burning home

Dawn Patrol: Changes at Lake Arlington; ‘fake’ letter was part of class

Updated: 7/15/2013 07:11 PM

  What you may have missed over the weekend: Villa Park teen rides to raise money for rare disorder; it could be time for Metra board do over; stay safe on mixed use trails; changes to Lake Arlington trail after pedestrian's death; 'fake' letter...

Weekend in Review: Changes to trail after death; 'Glee' star dies

Updated: 7/15/2013 07:11 PM

  A groundbreaking Wednesday launches construction on a 5,000-square-foot nature center at Knoch Knolls park to be built not far from the confluence of the east and west branches of the DuPage River. “It's really a hub for community members to...

Naperville's Knoch Knolls gets eco-friendly upgrade

Updated: 7/15/2013 10:49 AM

  A wave of immigration, the aging of non-Hispanic white women beyond child-bearing years and a new baby boom are diminishing the proportion of children who are white. Already, half of U.S. children younger than 1 are Hispanic, black, Asian, Native...

Demographic change amplifying racial inequities

Updated: 7/14/2013 07:46 PM

  Ashley Montanez, an instrumental inside player for Rolling Meadows Class 4A state runner-up girls basketball team this past winter, has made a verbal committment to play at the University of Indianapolis. Montanez has her senior year to play at...

Meadows' Montanez makes college commitment

Updated: 7/15/2013 08:21 PM

  Pat Pistorio has been named football head coach at South Elgin, where he replaces veteran coach Dale Schabert. A native of Elgin, Pistorio been with the Chicago Slaughter indoor football franchise since it started in 2007 and has excelled at...

Pistorio brings prolific passing background to South Elgin

Updated: 7/15/2013 08:22 PM

  State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat, will conduct a town-hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 22 at Elk Grove Village Hall, 901 Wellington Ave., to offer constituents an opportunity to voice their opinions on state and local issues.

Moylan to host town-hall meeting in Elk Grove

Updated: 7/15/2013 06:09 PM

  The Bartlett Police Department arrested two motorists on driving under the influence of alcohol charges and issued 52 citations during its Independence Day "Drive to Survive" DUI and seat belt enforcement campaign.

Bartlett releases results of DUI, seatbelt enforcement campaign

Updated: 7/15/2013 03:35 PM

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