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  Residents with ideas about what the future should be like for Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200’s 20 schools and more than 13,000 students will get the chance to be heard this week during the first of six community engagement sessions. The...

District 200 asking residents for input on schools’ future

Updated: 1/13/2014 04:06 PM

  Kaneland School District 302 is dropping out of a five-district group that was planning a cooperative for online and blended learning. "I can't support it. ... I think we should look for other opportunities," said board member Teresa Witt, because...

Kaneland leaves online-learning cooperative venture

Updated: 1/14/2014 12:00 AM

  Educators in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 are "energized" and "excited" about their potential participation in the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School set to open in August on the campus of Aurora University. "I've often heard we need to work...

Aurora districts eyes STEM partnership school agreement

Updated: 1/13/2014 11:51 PM

  House and Senate appropriators on Monday agreed to a $1.01 trillion bipartisan bill to fund the U.S. government through Sept. 30, unveiling the measure days before funding for federal agencies is scheduled to lapse.

House unveils $1.01 trillion measure to fund government

Updated: 1/13/2014 10:09 PM

  In a regretful letter penned a few months before his death, Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle, asked the head of the Russian Orthodox Church if he was to blame for the deaths of those killed by his weapon.

AK-47 designer Kalashnikov wrote penitent letter

Updated: 1/13/2014 08:59 PM

  Two people were injured in an early morning fire Monday at a Lake in the Hills home. The fire started at about 1:30 a.m. Monday on the 300 block of Chippewa Trail in Lake in the Hills, fire officials said in a release. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills...

2 hurt in Lake in the Hills fire

Updated: 1/13/2014 08:58 PM

  Ambrosio Medrano was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for scheming to accept kickbacks. The conviction Medrano was sentenced for Monday involved him paying a bribe to hide an illegal deal to win Los Angeles County medical contracts.

Ex-Chicago alderman gets more prison time for corruption

Updated: 1/13/2014 08:56 PM

  Drew Peterson's lawyer argues in an appeal mailed Monday to a regional appellate court that a judge and a defense attorney made critical errors during the trial that ended with the former Chicago-area policeman being convicted of killing an ex-wife,...

Drew Peterson's lawyer sends in appeal

Updated: 1/13/2014 09:48 PM

  Anjelica E. Blair, 22, an Elgin resident, was charged with felony criminal damage to property this week, after police said she took a relative's car Sunday and used it to repeatedly hit a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Lovell Street. Police...

Fox Valley police reports

Updated: 1/13/2014 06:27 PM

  A 27-year-old Prospect Heights woman is facing charges in connection with a hit-and-run crash that occurred Friday night in Des Plaines, authorities said. Karolina Maculewicz was charged this weekend with leaving the scene of an accident and failure...

Prospect Heights woman charged in hit-and-run

Updated: 1/13/2014 05:42 PM

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