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  Local parks around Illinois will be sharing $15.3 million in state money. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the funding for 45 projects on Saturday. It comes from the state's Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development program. The program aims to expand...

Park projects in Illinois getting $15.3 million

Updated: 5/14/2013 06:29 AM

  Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon said she is in favor of a bill allowing the medical use of marijuana, explaining Sunday that testimony from seriously ill veterans and other patients helped change her mind. "As a former prosecutor my first reaction was, `I'm...

Lt. Gov supports medical marijuana

Updated: 5/14/2013 06:29 AM

  U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says control towers at five small airports in his home state of Illinois are among the 149 nationwide that the Federal Aviation Administration is keeping open for now.The towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic...

Durbin: 5 Ill. airport towers get closure reprieve

Updated: 5/14/2013 06:27 AM

  Kukec's People featuresNancy Gianni, who started Hoffman Estates-based Gigi's Playhouse, a facility for children with Down Syndrome. Her daughter, now 10, was the inspiration for what now has turned into a national chain of playhouses that help both...

Life not the same for Hoffman mother as GiGi's Playhouse expands

Updated: 5/14/2013 06:28 AM

  In a normal school setting, Tony Colton and Ashley Krueger probably wouldn't cross paths. He's 13. She's 18. He's in middle school, she's thinking about college. But where they met — All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg — nothing is...

Teens help each other pay for cancer treatment

Updated: 5/10/2013 12:51 PM

  A female jogging on bike path on the south side of St. Charles Friday morning reported that she was inappropriately touched by a man walking on the path, according to police. The 29-year-old victim was jogging north near the 1100 block of Geneva...

Jogger grabbed by man on path in St. Charles

Updated: 5/13/2013 08:30 PM

  A Cook County judge set bail at $700,000 total for a 29-year-old Mount Prospect man charged with molesting a 4-year-old. Jorge Caporel, who has no criminal background, faces two charges of predatory criminal sexual assault, class X felonies...

Mount Prospect man charged with assaulting a child

Updated: 5/13/2013 04:59 PM

  Two of the three men charged in a contract-rigging scandal at the DuPage County Forest Preserve District have requested — and are expected to receive — a more detailed explanation of some of the charges they are facing. Attorneys...

Specifics sought in DuPage IT contract-rigging case

Updated: 5/13/2013 05:21 PM

  A 49-year-old Huntley man was arrested early Monday in Elgin and charged with his fifth DUI offense. Timothy Bartlett has four previous convctions after DUI arrests in 1986 and 1999 in DuPage County and 1997 and 1998 in Cook County, police said. He...

Huntley man charged with fifth DUI

Updated: 5/13/2013 04:29 PM

  A Warrenville man who ran into the side of a semi while riding his bicycle home from work early Friday morning has died from his injuries. Police say Carlos Cielo, 30, was riding his bicycle home from his job in Naperville just after midnight when...

Warrenville man dies after bike accident

Updated: 5/13/2013 03:47 PM

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