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  Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the release was the work of the country’s intelligence agency rather than a special forces operation.“After intense efforts that lasted days and weeks, in the early hours our citizens were handed...

Turkish hostages freed, but what did country give up?

Updated: 9/20/2014 01:53 PM

  “A sense of relief” is how Cardinal Francis George described his emotions as he introduced his successor, Bishop Blase Cupich, of Spokane, Washington, who will head the Archdiocese of Chicago come November. “I leave this church in...

Bishop Blase Cupich 'overwhelmed,' 'surprised' to be named archdiocese leader

Updated: 9/20/2014 08:13 PM

  Cardinal Francis George said Saturday he intends to continue to contribute to the public life of the church after his successor takes over as head of the Archdiocese of Chicago in November as long as his health allows him. The 77-year-old leader of...

Cardinal George says he plans to continue in public life

Updated: 9/20/2014 11:07 AM

  Authorities hunkered down early Saturday, Sept. 20, in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents, raising hopes they had him cornered a week after the ambush outside a...

Police hunker down in ambush suspect’s woods

Updated: 9/20/2014 08:42 AM

  In her three years teaching at Elgin High School, Jessica Vaillancourt has revived the school’s performing arts program from virtual nonexistence. For her efforts to rebuild the program, Vaillancourt has been named Illinois Outstanding Young...

Elgin High teacher lauded for reviving theater program

Updated: 9/20/2014 01:07 PM

  Bartlett will play host Sunday to one of the biggest fundraisers for Play for Peace, a nonprofit group that teaches kids about cooperation through play in places of conflict across the globe.

Bartlett International Day of Peace event raises funds for nonprofit

Updated: 9/19/2014 06:57 PM

  A USDA official had lunch at Palatine High School on Friday, asking students how well they like the new, healthier federal lunch program. Audrey Rowe got a mixed bag of answers, but overall lunch sales are up in District 211, officials said.

Healthier District 211 lunches draw USDA attention

Updated: 9/19/2014 05:57 PM

  Citing moves at neighboring school systems, some parents say a full-day kindergarten program should be started at Grayslake Elementary District 46. Parents pitched the idea during public comment time at a District 46 board meeting this week.

Parents want all-day kindergarten at Grayslake District 46

Updated: 9/19/2014 05:06 PM

  It was a one of those pretty goals that gets everybody talking, but the reality is that it’s going to be difficult for Teuvo Teravainen – or any Hawks prospect – to make the NHL roster out of training camp. Regardless, that...

Hawks’ Teravainen scores twice on second day of camp

Updated: 9/21/2014 12:11 AM

  Chicago managed just two hits against Chris Archer, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura was impressed by the young right-hander. Marcus Semien’s pinch-hit RBI single in the ninth against Jake McGee accounted for Chicago’s only run in a...

Rays power past White Sox for 3-1 win

Updated: 9/20/2014 11:13 PM

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