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  A Chicago man and an Elgin woman face several charges following a car chase Sunday night, prior to which an Elgin detective was injured trying to arrest the man. Authorities said the two were charged with multiple counts of burglary, aggravated...

Chicago man, Elgin woman face multiple charges after car chase

Updated: 7/15/2014 05:05 PM

  A group of legislators is looking for new ways to address crime in Illinois communities and overcrowding in the state's prisons and jails.The newly formed Joint Criminal Justice Reform Committee is set to meet Tuesday in Chicago. The bipartisan...

Illinois lawmakers look to ease prison crowding

Updated: 7/15/2014 03:22 PM

  The huge decline in monarch butterflies has local conservationists and residents throughout Illinois trying to bolster supplies of milkweed, the plant crucial to monarch survival that also has been disappearing. “I think the monarch is an easy...

Dearth of monarch butterflies worries local experts

Updated: 7/15/2014 03:29 PM

  Police in Chicago say an SUV and horse-drawn carriage accident has injured five people, including four children. Chicago police tell the Chicago Sun-Times that the SUV rear-ended the carriage late Monday. There were no passengers in the carriage.

5 injured in Chicago horse-drawn carriage accident

Updated: 7/15/2014 08:14 AM

  The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed by five states seeking the placement of barriers to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania...

Appeals court upholds tossing of Asian carp suit

Updated: 7/15/2014 03:36 PM

  An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state’s medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits. The state law enacted last year authorized a four-year pilot project...

Medical marijuana rules approved by Illinois committee

Updated: 7/15/2014 02:08 PM

  An advisory committee is recommending Fox Lake officials repeal a June vote that gave a business owner and village trustee a pair of $4,000 grants in violation of the village’s revised facade improvement ordinance. Mayor Donny Schmit said the...

Fox Lake officials may repeal grant for facade work

Updated: 7/15/2014 12:24 AM

  At the All-Star break, the last-place Cubs are a long way from the World Series. But in his new book, "Killing the Curse," author Dennis Hetzel, who grew up in the suburbs, tells of the Cubs playing for it all during a tense drama revolving around a...

U.S. president from Palatine, Cubs in the World Series?

Updated: 7/15/2014 04:16 PM

  A group of volunteers is raising funds to create a veterans memorial park in Huntley. The newly formed Huntley Area Veterans Foundation is reaching out to area businesses and residents for donations. The group also is working to get its nonprofit...

Huntley group wants to erect veterans memorial

Updated: 7/15/2014 05:14 AM

  The Palatine village council voted Monday to task a developer with selling the old Menards store at 1775 N. Rand Road, a property which has been owned by the village since 2009. First Rockford Group Inc. would have one year to find a buyer...

Palatine council votes to move forward with old Menards sale

Updated: 7/15/2014 11:19 AM

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