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  A winter storm warning has expired for Lake and McHenry counties, as snow tapers off late Friday. Winter weather advisories for Cook, DuPage and Kane counties have also expired, according to the National Weather Service. A total accumulation of 4 to...

Snow tapers off

Updated: 3/2/2012 09:21 PM

  Starting today, Elgin commuters are going to see a host of stop signs, open roads and barricades that they've never seen before. The city is preparing for next week, when the Illinois Department of Transportation shuts down the eastbound entrance...

Route 20 ramp work means traffic changes in Elgin

Updated: 3/2/2012 05:08 PM

  Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked several Indiana towns and killed at least 27 people Friday as the system tore roofs off schools and homes, flattened a fire station, flipped over tractor-trailer trucks and...

Storms wreck Indiana towns, kill 28 in 3 states

Updated: 3/3/2012 12:55 AM

  In this week's Suburban Political Recount column, Kerry Lester and Mike Riopell talk about how Illinois state Senate races continue to grow more bitter and expensive, how an Illinois senator says Rick Santorum hasn't changed, and the surprise visit...

Pricey primary shaping up in Pankau, Ramey race

Updated: 3/2/2012 11:49 AM

  Kathy Steurer doesn't fit the lunch lady stereotype. The food service employee at Ellis Middle School in Elgin Area District U-46 also hopes to inspire the students she feeds with the paintings that cover the walls of the school cafeteria.

Elgin school lunch lady hopes to inspire with artwork

Updated: 3/2/2012 10:46 AM

  The Wheaton College professor charged with aggravated child pornography also faces charges for possession of 2 handguns and ammunition without a FOID card, prosecutors said Friday. Donald Ratcliff, 60, of Carol Stream, was ordered to surrender the...

$750,000 bail for Wheaton professor in porn case

Updated: 3/2/2012 10:43 PM

  CHARDON, Ohio — Students mourning the deaths of three teens in a shooting at an Ohio high school returned to class Friday, a day after charges were filed in juvenile court against the 17-year-old suspect.

Classes resume at Ohio high school after shooting

Updated: 3/2/2012 09:35 AM

  Kildeer resident George Naxera has climbed the tallest points in 49 states, including Alaska's Mount McKinley. Soon, Naxera, 49, will will join what’s called the “Highpoint Club” with an upcoming climb up Hawaii’s Mauna Kea,...

Kildeer man headed to Hawaii to complete 50-state climbing quest

Updated: 3/2/2012 10:11 AM

  Kenneth Dennison, 58, of Marengo, was killed Wednesday afternoon when his van left the roadway, went through a ditch and a field and hit a tree off Route 20 in unincorporated Coral Township.

Marengo man killed in crash

Updated: 3/2/2012 12:01 PM

  Major League Baseball made it official Friday, expanding the playoff format to 10 teams by adding a wild-card club to each league. "I hope we get that extra spot," said new Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, whose team is coming off a...

MLB expands playoff format from 8 teams to 10

Updated: 3/3/2012 01:59 AM

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