James Kane

Deputy City Editor
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James Kane is deputy city editor for the Cook County staff of the Daily Herald. Since 2007, he has been supervising reporters on the Cook staff and editing copy for the news and neighbor sections. His prior duties at the Daily Herald include serving as editor of the award-winning business section for many years.

He started working with the Daily Herald in 1988 as a business reporter and became Business Editor in 1989.

Before joining the Daily Herald, his jobs included being business editor of The Times in Hammond, Ind.; a reporter for the Chicago Tribune; and reporter for the Quad-City Times in Davenport, Iowa.

Kane graduated from North Central College in Naperville and received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. He is married and the father of two adult daughters and an adult son.

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Mount Prospect has developer for former Central Plaza

Jun 23 2017 | 10:11 am - Mount Prospect officials announced late Thursday that they have entered a letter of intent with an investor that likely will see the former Central Plaza shopping center, demolished by the village in 2015, replaced by a bank and a retail building...

Shakou restaurant opening in Arlington Heights this weekend

Jun 12 2017 | 8:22 am - Shakou Arlington Heights, which bills itself as “high-end, urban-style” Asian restaurant, plans to open this weekend at 70 N. Vail Ave. in the village’s downtown.

Rolling Meadows, Salt Creek team up on project

Jun 05 2017 | 12:06 pm - The City of Rolling Meadows and the Salt Creek Park District last week celebrated a two-year joint effort to rebuild South Park and address neighborhood flooding problems.

DeKalb County teen ID’d as second Addison shooting victim

May 07 2017 | 8:56 am - Authorities Sunday identified a 17-year-old DeKalb County teen as the second victim of a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon in Addison.

Favia cites ‘bullies,’ withdraws from Arlington Heights trustee race

Feb 04 2017 | 2:04 pm - Saying “bullies suck” in a Facebook post, Arlington Heights dentist Joe Favia withdrew Saturday from the race for village trustee after his post on social media caused two write-in candidates to file to run against him for the...

Five generations share one birthday today

Jan 19 2017 | 10:08 am - Members of five generations of the McManaway family share the same birthday — Jan. 19.

Prospect students show school spirit by volunteering

Oct 01 2016 | 4:59 pm - About 350 students from Prospect High School in Mount Prospect volunteered to spend several hours Saturday helping out on projects at 15 different sites in the area.

Local brewery will provide beer for Buffalo Grove Days

Aug 04 2016 | 7:54 pm - Buffalo Grove Days is showing a little hometown favoritism in its selection of what brew to feature at the five-day festival. The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce has selected Prairie Krafts Brewery, the town’s only...

Ill. Hwy. 83 reopens in Elk Grove Village after wires repaired

Jul 23 2016 | 5:37 pm - Downed electrical wires blocked Ill. Hwy. 83 at Devon Avenue in Elk Grove Village for about seven hours Saturday.

Park Ridge girl, 7, dies after becoming ill at cheer camp at Maine South

Jun 28 2016 | 5:17 pm - A 7-year-old Park Ridge girl died Monday after becoming ill at the 2nd-­5th grade Summer Cheer Camp at Maine South High School, Maine Township High School District 207 said in a news release Tuesday.

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