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  Some 2,050 ash trees infested with the emerald ash borer in Elk Grove Village are targeted for removal by next spring — the last trees to be taken down as part of a multiyear program to combat the pest. It’s an expense that will cost...

Elk Grove Village to remove 2,050 more ash trees

Updated: 6/18/2014 12:01 AM

  When Kathi Mode of Elk Grove Village was shipping packages to her son's friends in the military overseas, she never thought she'd continue to do so after they came home. But as her Packages 4 Patriots program celebrated its four-year anniversary on...

Elk Grove Village program marks 4 years of shipping to packages to the troops

Updated: 6/18/2014 07:38 AM

  Before the largest crowd in their three-year history, the Schaumburg Boomers scratched out a 3-0 shutout over the first-place River City Rascals on Wednesday at Boomers Stadium.

Boomers shut out frst-place Rascals

Updated: 6/18/2014 08:58 PM

  Ozzie Guillen was back watching a game at U.S. Cellular Field Wednesday for the first time since 2011, his last season as manager. Guillen's nephew, Ehire Adrianza, plays shortstop for the Giants.

Ozzie visits Sox, Cell for the first time since 2011

Updated: 6/18/2014 06:45 PM

  The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled. Redskins owner Dan Snyder has refused to...

Trademark board rules against Redskins name

Updated: 6/18/2014 10:50 AM

  Quarterback Jay Cutler's life has changed drastically since he joined the Bears in 2009, including a heightened familiarity with the offensive system, coaching staff and personnel, which he says will benefit him and the entire offense in 2014.

Bears QB Cutler seems to have found his comfort zone

Updated: 6/18/2014 05:32 AM

  Six Flags Great America in Gurnee hosted a special preview for invited guests to experience the new Goliath wooden roller coaster Wednesday. “You’ve got the drop, you’ve got the inversion, you’ve got the zero-G...

Goliath wooden roller coaster gets thumbs-up at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee

Updated: 6/18/2014 04:17 PM

  The sweet, slightly acidic flavor of fresh strawberries begs for a rich, crunchy accompaniment. And for that, we turned to pistachios. We start by finely chopping the nuts and mixing them into the dense batter of this rich cake.

Pistachios and strawberries combine for easy torte

Updated: 6/17/2014 10:14 AM

  Firefighters battled a house fire in St. Charles during Wednesday’s thunderstorms. The blaze, on the 3N400 block of Vachel Lindsay Drive, was reported about 6:30 p.m. No one was hurt. The attic and second floor of the house were badly...

House badly damaged in St. Charles fire

Updated: 6/18/2014 10:59 PM

  A lighting strike at a North Aurora house ignited the lint inside a clothes dryer vent hose Wednesday night, creating a small fire, authorities said.

Lightning sparks North Aurora fire

Updated: 6/18/2014 09:32 PM

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