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  Today, trying to get some zzz's on a plane seems like a losing battle. What with sleeping in an upright position, squeezed between passengers and belly-up to the seat in front. And forget about the cozy blanket. But there are ways to make to flying...

How can you get sleep on an airplane?

Updated: 1/10/2014 11:36 AM

  Tuesday brings a bounty of popular films to DVD -- from "Lee Daniels' The Butler" to "Enough Said" to "Fruitvale Station" to "Riddick" and more.

DVD previews: ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler,’ ‘Enough Said’

Updated: 1/10/2014 03:17 PM

  Chicago's Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio performs at the Merit School of Music. The 13th annual Sketch Comedy Festival celebrates the best in local, national and international sketch comedy. And Eagle River, Wis., plays host to the Women on Snow...

On the road: Hear wonders of Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio

Updated: 1/10/2014 03:16 PM

  Alex Rodriguez was dealt the most severe punishment in the history of baseball's drug agreement when an arbitrator ruled the New York Yankees third baseman is suspended for the entire 2014 season as a result of a drug investigation by Major League...

A-Rod banned for 2014 season, arbitrator rules

Updated: 1/11/2014 05:20 PM

  Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died Saturday, eight years after a debilitating stroke put him into a coma. He was 85. Sharon was "a brave soldier and a daring leader who loved his nation and his nation loved him," President Shimon Peres, a...

Sharon, Israel's bulldozer in politics, dies at 85

Updated: 1/11/2014 10:27 AM

  Illinois' two U.S. senators are part of an effort to honor Eliot Ness, the federal agent whose unit brought down Chicago mobster Al Capone. Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Mark Kirk joined Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio in introducing a...

Senators want to honor crime fighter Eliot Ness

Updated: 1/11/2014 09:59 AM

  Dozens of golfers braved slushy conditions and temperatures in the mid-30s Saturday during the Chili Open at the Golf Center in Des Plaines. So that they could find their balls, golfers used color golf balls with ribbons attached as they played the...

Chili Open draws 53 golfers in Des Plaines

Updated: 1/11/2014 07:06 PM

  The Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake is a shoppers' treasure hunt this weekend. The fairgrounds hosts the Zurko Antiques and Flea Market through Sunday.

Grayslake home to antiques and flea market this weekend

Updated: 1/11/2014 06:37 PM

  About 30 Santa Clauses and a few Mrs. Clauses sat down at the Orchard Valley Golf Course restaurant in Aurora Saturday morning to give a "Lump of Coal Award" to Warner Bros. studios for demanding that local groups cease holiday "Polar Express" rides...

Warner Bros. earns lump of coal from local Santas

Updated: 1/11/2014 07:32 PM

  Two people are in critical condition at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood after a fire Friday night in their Aurora motel room, fire officials said Saturday. The cause of the fire in the 1000 block of East Benton Street appears to be the wall heater...

Two critical after Aurora motel fire; heater blamed

Updated: 1/11/2014 06:09 PM

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