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  A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said. The highly radioactive material had been removed from...

Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned in Mexico

Updated: 12/4/2013 08:51 PM

  Beginning next year, drivers filling up in Mount Prospect will be putting in their two cents to help rebuild the village's roads. Mount Prospect trustees this week approved a 2-cent per gallon hike in the village's motor fuel tax as part of a...

Mt. Prospect OKs tax, fee hikes to fund street repairs

Updated: 12/4/2013 05:43 PM

  Another new restaurant is planned for Vernon Hills. LongHorn Steakhouse has received preliminary approval to proceed with a plan to build a 242-seat facility on Route 60, once occupied by Wolf Camera. That building would be demolished and a new one...

LongHorn Steakhouse coming to Vernon Hills

Updated: 12/4/2013 05:22 PM

  A Streamwood teenager pleaded guilty to the March 3, 2012, armed robbery of a gas station at Schaumburg Road and Route 59 in Streamwood. Patryk Karaluch, 19, drove the getaway car in the robbery and was sentenced to 11 years in prison.

Streamwood robbery getaway driver gets 11 years

Updated: 12/4/2013 04:34 PM

  A Hoffman Estates man pleaded guilty Wednesday to using a cellphone to videotape under the skirt of an 8-year-old girl. Juan Lara-Ramirez, 30, was sentenced to two years in prison in exchange for his plea to the class 3 felony.

Hoffman Estates man sentenced to prison for videotaping minor

Updated: 12/4/2013 04:16 PM

  Antioch again will be looking for the best way to bring Lake Michigan water to residents. Village Administrator James Keim said he will be seeking requests for qualifications from consultants to determine the potential source and cost of bringing...

Antioch again considers Lake Michigan water options

Updated: 12/4/2013 04:08 PM

  Steve Sloma's memory of running a half marathon in Naperville last month goes something like this: He signed up for the 13.1-mile race in the inaugural Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon, confident he could go the distance after running a handful...

Geneva man 'grateful' to rescuers at Naperville race

Updated: 12/4/2013 04:00 PM

  Michelle Obama is giving military families a first look at the White House Christmas decorations. Family dog Bo, the star of past Obama White House holiday displays, had to share the spotlight with his little sister, Sunny. Two life-sized replicas...

Michelle Obama unveils White House Christmas decor

Updated: 12/4/2013 03:43 PM

  The man driving the commuter train that went off the rails this week in New York City, killing four passengers, experienced a momentary loss of awareness as he zooming down the rails, according to his lawyer and union representative, who called the...

Derailment highlights risk of 'highway hypnosis'

Updated: 12/4/2013 06:14 PM

  Buffalo Grove trustees on Monday approved a tax levy for next year only $51,000 higher than this year's levy, part of a proposed $63.1 million balanced budget the village board is expected to pass later this month. The budget, which trustees will...

Buffalo Grove approves levy, balanced budget up next

Updated: 12/4/2013 12:12 PM

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