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Dec 17 2014 | 11:25 pm - John “Jack” Dempsey learned he beat cancer four days before suffering a massive heart attack behind the wheel of a semi. The 75-year-old truck driver survived, thanks to a Bartlett nursing student who gave CPR and an Elgin minister who...
Dec 14 2014 | 12:11 am - Wheeling officials are remembering former Village President Ted Scanlon as a likable, down-to-earth leader who also worked as the town's milkman. The 92-year-old died Wednesday surrounded by family, Mayor Dean Argiris said. “You meet him, he...
Dec 13 2014 | 5:05 pm - An Illinois State Police trooper suffered minor injuries when the driver of a 2007 Pontiac Sedan blew through a stop sign and struck the trooper’s moving squad car in Antioch Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
Dec 12 2014 | 7:30 pm - Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich urged the crowd huddled outside after midnight in Des Plaines to cheer: “Yo soy guadalupano!” and “Viva Mexico!” Making one of his first appearances in the suburbs since taking the helm of...
Dec 10 2014 | 11:48 pm - After inspecting schools, architects and engineers say Palatine Township Elementary District 15 would have to spend roughly $21 million to fix high-priority safety issues. The state requires school districts to complete the audit once every decade.
Dec 12 2014 | 3:25 am - Araceli Gonzalez dressed her two young children like the humble peasant who would become a saint. Her son and daughter, 5 and 3, wore simple vests with the iconic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and her apparition to Juan Diego. It was the Wheeling...
Dec 09 2014 | 9:11 pm - A group of Ukranian journalists met with Daily Herald editors and executives Tuesday to talk about community journalism. Many who are staing in Palatine for a weeklong trip have covered a conflict that has killed more than 4,000 people.
Dec 06 2014 | 11:06 pm - A 6-year-old boy who lived near Villa Park has died after authorities believe he was accidentally shot Friday night. Michael Cattron was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to the Cook...
Dec 04 2014 | 11:18 pm - Three Hanover Park trustees opposed the village’s $58.96 million budget Thursday night, arguing the village didn’t do enough to tighten purse strings. But Mayor Rodney Craig cast the tiebreaking vote allowing the 2015 blueprint to take...
Dec 04 2014 | 6:23 pm - Two patients. Both in cardiac arrest. Those were the emergencies Streamwood firefighter-paramedics and a police officer faced on consecutive days last month. The crews credited with saving both were honored by village officials Thursday night for...