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  The planned shutdown of up to 238 air traffic control towers across the country under federal budget cuts will strip away an extra layer of safety during takeoffs and landings, leaving pilots to manage the most critical stages of flight on their...

Air traffic tower closures will strip safety net

Updated: 3/15/2013 04:47 PM

  A powerful Chicago politician who earns just a five-figure salary gambled away nearly $500,000 playing slot machines over three years at a single casino, according to records entered into evidence by prosecutors Friday at the Democrat's tax-evasion...

Ex-casino worker testifies Beavers lost nearly $500,00 on slots

Updated: 3/15/2013 06:35 PM

  A Chicago man wounded in a shooting that killed his 6-month-old daughter has left a hospital where he was recovering. A short time after he was released Thursday, Jonathan Watkins went to a Chicago police station to talk with detectives about the...

Father of slain baby released from hospital

Updated: 3/15/2013 03:46 PM

  A group of Chicago-are gun shops and gun owners is suing in an attempt to stop a new $25 tax on gun purchases in Cook County. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit claim the new tax violates the right to bear arms. The tax goes into effect April 1 and is...

Gun dealers sue over new Cook County tax

Updated: 3/15/2013 03:44 PM

  n upstate New York man previously charged with having child pornography cut an electronic monitoring device off his ankle before carjacking a woman, fatally stabbing her and raping her 10-year-old daughter, authorities said.

Woman killed, child raped in carjacking

Updated: 3/15/2013 03:27 PM

  A lawyer for a Reuters editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a Los Angeles Times story says the journalist didn't commit the crimes he's accused of.

Journalist's lawyer: Prank doesn't merit prison

Updated: 3/15/2013 03:25 PM

  Two Chicago men were arrested around 1 p.m. March 8 on the 1100 block of Lake Street in Hanover Park and charged with battery, aggravated assault, and disorderly conduct.

Northwest suburban police blotter

Updated: 3/15/2013 12:44 PM

  Eleven high school students from the North and West suburbs were among 227 students from 30 countries to participate recently in the weeklong Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. Several of the...

11 local students get space training in Alabama

Updated: 3/15/2013 11:33 AM

  Collegiate track athletes from across the nation invaded downtown Naperville during the NCAA Division III Indoor Track Championships, bringing with them their bright running shoes, matching team warm-ups and desire to win. The combination of about...

Track teams run, jump, celebrate at D-III championships in Naperville

Updated: 3/15/2013 11:14 AM

  A proposal to limit how Lake County property owners can appeal their tax assessments is gaining opposition ahead of a planned vote Monday. The Lake County board of review is set to discuss a procedural change that would only allow property owners to...

Lake County panel considering changes to tax-appeal process

Updated: 3/15/2013 11:00 AM

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