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  A judge sentenced Christopher Brooke Beal to seven years in prison for stealing $850,000 during his tenure as executive director of the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County after he admitted falsifying expense reports and submitting...

Former SWANCC executive gets 7 years for stealing from agency

Updated: 12/12/2012 06:25 PM

  The bond for Wauconda firefighter Donald Berthiaume, who is accused of having sex with a teenager in 2005, was altered in Lake County court Wednesday to allow him to have supervised visits with children from family and friends during the holidays.

Judge approves bond change for Wauconda firefighter

Updated: 12/12/2012 03:54 PM

  The brother and a longtime friend of a woman shot and killed last year in Oak Brook by her ex-boyfriend are supporting a lawsuit filed Wednesday at an online classified ad site the man used to find his murder weapon. "It makes me angry that some...

Gun control group sues website that sold gun in Oak Brook murder

Updated: 12/12/2012 02:29 PM

  Before airplanes, TV or even the Spanish-American War, Wurst Kitchen was selling its locally famous handmade sausages and smoked meats in Aurora. The store still does a brisk business where it opened in 1895, especially during the holiday season.

Aurora shop turns out sausage the old-fashioned way

Updated: 12/12/2012 10:02 AM

  The founder of the Des Plaines River Canoe Marathon, known throughout the state as "Mr. Canoe,' has died. Ralph Frese of Niles died Monday after a short battle with prostate cancer. He was 86. His death sent shock waves through the river sport and...

Des Plaines River canoe marathon founder dies at 86

Updated: 12/12/2012 04:31 AM

  Two 15-year-olds from Elgin compete in tournaments packed with future engineers and programmers, not jocks. But the excitement, competitive energy and sportsmanship rival the traditional. And in their fifth year of competition, their team -- got...

Elgin teens win state robotics contest, headed to worlds

Updated: 12/11/2012 08:08 PM

  The Bulls had plenty of reasons not to play well in Philadelphia. Joakim Noah stayed focused on memories of last season's playoff loss to Philadelphia, specifically the moment in Game 3 when his series ended with a badly sprained ankle. Then he...

Motivated Noah sparks Bulls to win over 76ers

Updated: 12/12/2012 10:10 PM

  Not only were the Bulls short-handed, they were a bit weary after a tough five-point loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at home on Tuesday night. The Bulls sure didn't look tired or depleted less than 24 hours later. Joakim Noah scored 21 points, Luol...

Bulls beat 76ers 96-89 for 4th straight road win

Updated: 12/12/2012 09:17 PM

  The latest round of NHL labor talks ended with the two sides not even getting into the same room with each other. The players' association and league negotiators met separately Wednesday with federal mediators in suburban New Jersey, holding...

NHL, union remain apart on issues and in meetings

Updated: 12/12/2012 06:15 PM

  Former New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testified that he tried to shut down the team's bounty system when the NFL began investigating but was overruled by interim Saints head coach Joe Vitt, according to transcripts from appeals...

Ex-Saints coach Williams says he tried to stop bounties

Updated: 12/12/2012 05:19 PM

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