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  Island Lake's police pension fund was underfunded by nearly $389,000 between 2010 and earlier this year, a newly completed audit shows. In an interview before Thursday's village board meeting, Mayor Charles Amrich said he and the trustees will make...

Island Lake mayor vows to make pension fund whole

Updated: 11/15/2013 05:20 AM

  Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign in the 1970s and '80s, bringing to a close a case that exposed FBI corruption so deep that many people across the city thought he would...

Whitey Bulger gets life for racketeering, killings

Updated: 11/14/2013 10:48 AM

  President Barack Obama has signed legislation giving financial incentives to states to stockpile emergency medications in schools that could save lives in the cases of allergic reactions. The deaths of two girls in Illinois and Virginia from severe...

Food allergy awareness reaches president's desk

Updated: 11/14/2013 10:20 AM

  Ohio's governor delayed the execution of a condemned child killer to consider the inmate's unprecedented organ donation request, acknowledging that it's "uncharted territory" but expressing hope that the man might help save a life before losing his...

Ohio delays inmate's execution over organ donation

Updated: 11/14/2013 09:58 AM

  U.S. mobility for young adults has fallen to the lowest level in more than 50 years as cash-strapped 20-somethings shun home-buying and refrain from major moves in a weak job market. The new 2013 figures from the Census Bureau, which reversed...

Share of young U.S. adults who move hits 50-year low

Updated: 11/14/2013 09:57 AM

  Faced with heartbreaking images of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, the world is watching an epic tragedy unfold and looking for ways to help. The big question is how. In the aftermath of mega-disasters such as Typhoon Haiyan, experts say there are...

To help typhoon victims, send money, not stuff

Updated: 11/14/2013 09:28 AM

  For the thousands of people jamming the Tacloban City Astrodome, the great hall with a solid roof was a heaven-sent refuge when Typhoon Haiyan rammed the eastern Philippines last week. Evacuated from their homes along the coast in time, they had a...

Domed refuge now caldron of misery for survivors

Updated: 11/14/2013 09:02 AM

  Bolander Park in Libertyville could become the site of a residential community oriented to the nearby Metra commuter rail line under sales agreement inked by village officials. Village officials Tuesday approved a deal to sell the 5.3-acre parcel at...

Libertyville inks deal to sell Bolander Park

Updated: 11/14/2013 11:21 AM

  The Hilltoppers and Broncos meet on the CN100 Game of the Week.

CN100 Game of the Week preview: IHSA Football Quarterfinal - Joliet Catholic vs. Montini Catholic

Updated: 11/15/2013 12:13 PM

  The Bonfield Express 5K Run/Walk, a Thanksgiving morning tradition in Downers Grove, will award 10 additional scholarships to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. The race began in 2004 to honor the memory of Downers Grove South father,...

Bonfield Express Thanksgiving 5K Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Downers Grove

Updated: 11/15/2013 12:13 PM

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