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  Sports championships aren't rare in Boston anymore, and security officials are drawing on what went right - and wrong - during recent victory celebrations as the Red Sox look to claim another title. The Red Sox return to Fenway Park on Wednesday...

Boston preps for possible World Series celebration

Updated: 10/29/2013 09:00 PM

  Is donning blackface to dress up as a favorite TV character ever OK for Halloween? How about a bloody hoodie and blackface for a costume riff on the slain teen Trayvon Martin, or full-on minstrel at a splashy Africa-themed party for the fashion...

Blackface costumes revive controversy at Halloween

Updated: 10/29/2013 07:11 PM

  A Lemont man has settled a lawsuit against a downtown Naperville nightspot where he was stabbed and his friend was slain early last year. William "Willie" Hayes had accused Frankies Blue Room of over serving murder suspect Daniel Olaska before the...

Stabbing survivor settles suit against Naperville club

Updated: 10/29/2013 06:52 PM

  As a centerpiece of its Olympic bid, Russia trumpeted a "Zero Waste" program that promised the cleanest games ever, saying it would refrain from dumping construction waste and rely on reusable materials. But on a visit last week to Akhshtyr, just...

Russia breaks 'Zero Waste' Olympic pledge

Updated: 10/29/2013 06:38 PM

  Chinese police were seeking information Tuesday on two ethnic Uighur suspects believed linked to an apparent suicide car attack near Tiananmen Square in the country's capital that killed five people and injured 38.

Police focus on Uighurs after Tiananmen car attack

Updated: 10/29/2013 06:34 PM

  In the days before Mariano's Fresh Market opened its doors in Wheaton, company officials promised to make shopping an event and their store at Naperville and Roosevelt roads a destination. On Tuesday, they got off to a good start.\

Large crowds, heavy traffic greet Wheaton's Mariano's

Updated: 10/29/2013 05:39 PM

  About a dozen Des Plaines homeowners whose properties are prone to flooding should get some relief, city officials say, after a new storm sewer is installed on their block. Work begins this week on installation of the 24-inch diameter underground...

Des Plaines homes to get some flood relief

Updated: 10/29/2013 05:31 PM

  U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam Roskam questioned Medicare chief Marilyn Tanner at a committee hearing Tuesday over a Hoffman Estates woman who won't be allowed to keep the same health insurance terms she previously had as the Affordable Care Act takes...

Roskam: “Can you understand the level of frustration?”

Updated: 10/30/2013 08:07 AM

  The third edition of the Elgin FallBack Arts Festival taking place this weekend is more ambitious than ever, organizers said. In addition to its customary free art workshops, the festival will feature a town hall discussion titled “Why Art...

Elgin’s FallBack fest returns this weekend

Updated: 10/29/2013 06:45 PM

  Wheeling and Prospect Heights are close to selecting a new chairman for the Chicago Executive Airport board and settling other major disagreements over the airport the two municipalities co-own, leaders report. Prospect Heights Mayor Nick Helmer...

Wheeling, Prospect Heights resolving airport disputes

Updated: 10/29/2013 04:27 PM

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