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  This weekend, take a trip down the yellow brick road with Central High School, which will stage its production of "The Wizard of Oz." Performances are set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Burlington...

'The Wizard of Oz' comes to Central High School

Updated: 10/29/2013 02:52 PM

  Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has entered a North Carolina federal prison at least several days early to begin serving a 2 1/2-year prison term for misusing campaign funds, a prison official said Tuesday. The 48-year-old Chicago...

Jackson Jr. reports to North Carolina prison

Updated: 10/30/2013 08:06 AM

  A group of suburban mayors is circulating a letter backing same-sex marriage as lawmakers could be poised to take a deciding vote on the issue next week. The mayors signing are: Kevin Burns of Geneva, Bob Hausler of Plano, Stephen Pickett of Sleepy...

Some local mayors back same-sex marriage

Updated: 10/30/2013 08:11 AM

  Arguments resumed before a Wheeling administrative hearing officer Monday over the village's efforts to force residents of the Fox Point mobile home community to make extensive repairs to properties damaged by April's floods or leave their homes.

Wheeling resumes hearings about future of flood-damaged homes

Updated: 10/29/2013 05:09 PM

  Facing lawmakers who suggested U.S. surveillance has gone too far, the national intelligence director on Tuesday defended spying on foreign allies as necessary and said such scrutiny of America's friends - and vice versa - is commonplace.

Intel chief: US spies on allies, they do it, too

Updated: 10/29/2013 09:05 PM

  Mundelein officials have launched a fundraiser for a bronze statue that would honor the town's police officers. The piece will cost an estimated $70,000.

Mundelein raising money for statue honoring local police officers

Updated: 10/29/2013 02:22 PM

  Trayvon Martin's mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state "stand your ground" self-defense laws do not work and must be amended, reviving the politically charged gun control issue a year ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. But little...

Senators bicker over state stand your ground laws

Updated: 10/29/2013 07:04 PM

  Two men filed a complaint with the state of Illinois against a Chicago taxicab company Monday, alleging one of the company's drivers ejected them from a cab after they kissed. Steven White of West Hollywood, Calif., and Matthew McCrea of Chicago say...

Men file complaint over ejection from cab for kiss

Updated: 10/30/2013 08:03 AM

  The redevelopment of the Charlestowne Mall in St. Charles moved forward Monday night, as the city's planning and development committee approved a conceptual site plan. It also recommended that the mall's 25-year-old planned unit development...

Charlestowne Mall revamp plan moves forward

Updated: 10/29/2013 06:52 AM

  Gurnee Mills' general manager says Black Friday will become Black Thursday this year. At a Gurnee village board meeting Monday night, mall general manager Randy Ebertowski informed elected officials the doors for shopping will open at 8 p.m.

Gurnee Mills will be open on Thanksgiving

Updated: 10/29/2013 06:51 AM

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