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  Residents were tied up in a Hoffman Estates home invasion Wednesday morning, police said.A man armed with a handgun entered an unlocked house on the 1900 block of Chelmsford Place around 10:13 a.m. and demanded money, police reports said.

Residents tied up in Hoffman Ests. home invasion

Updated: 11/15/2013 03:35 PM

  Building a boat and taking it on a voyage is a dream few will realize. But two Fox Valley engineers are already making it happen with their two-passenger solar-powered canoe, dubbed CalypSol.

Navigating green on the Illinois and Mississippi rivers

Updated: 11/15/2013 02:25 PM

  In 1813, two composers were born, one in Germany, the other in Italy, who would transform opera and remain titans of the form 200 years later. The bicentennial is sparking performances of the works of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner around the...

Northwest Festival Orchestra to celebrate Verdi, Wagner birthdays

Updated: 11/15/2013 01:13 PM

  Wheaton College President Philip Graham Ryken says to fulfill its mission, the school's graduates need to understand the people and cultures of the world.

Wheaton College students need to understand people, cultures of the world

Updated: 11/15/2013 12:43 PM

  An iPhone 5C and a Flip video recorder were stolen out of a locker during the boys basketball team practice between 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Geneva High School, 416 McKinley Ave., according to a police report.

Tri-Cities police reports

Updated: 11/15/2013 12:31 PM

  A single leaf hanging on the tip of a tree branch can provide a different viewpoint on the change of seasons for area photographers as fall morphs into winter.

Tips for capturing different images of the changing seasons

Updated: 11/15/2013 12:14 PM

  Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is commenting publicly for the first time on what he calls "troubling lapses" of professionalism within the ranks of U.S. nuclear forces.

Hagel cites "troubling lapses" among nuke forces

Updated: 11/15/2013 11:01 AM

  The merchants in downtown Barrington will host a Holiday Wine Walk from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. The event kicks off the holiday shopping season by introducing shoppers and visitors to the unique shops and restaurants in Barrington. More than...

Barrington Holiday Wine Walk is Saturday afternoon

Updated: 11/15/2013 10:17 AM

  Key events in the history of China's family planning policy.

A timeline of China's family-planning policy

Updated: 11/15/2013 09:35 AM

  Elgin Public Works employee Chris Becker proves that even when you have the biggest, baddest machinery at your disposal, you still need a simple rake to clean up leaves. Crews were on Elgin's southeast side Thursday morning continuing the monster...

Crews clear streets of tons of leaves

Updated: 11/15/2013 09:12 AM

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