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Police: Bloomingdale residents not in danger after fatal shooting

Dec 25 2014 | 7:32 pm - Bloomingdale police are working through the holiday to find who shot and killed 37-year-old Nate Fox outside a townhouse on Monday night, but Police Chief Frank Giammarese said they do not believe Bloomingdale residents are in danger.

No problems at sold out ‘Interview’ screenings

Dec 25 2014 | 9:29 pm - Moviegoers seeking laughs or looking to make a political statement rushed to two of the suburban movie theaters that elected to show “The Interview” on Christmas. So many people came to see “The Interview” at midnight...

Great Lakes recruits treated to Christmas in Arlington Heights

Dec 25 2014 | 9:09 pm - Early Christmas morning, Alexxis Garcia was handed a stranger’s cellphone. She said a quick “Thank you,” punched in the security code and immediately dialed her family in Houston, Texas. Garcia and about 50 other recruits from...

Hoffman Estates candidate kicked off ballot

Dec 23 2014 | 5:47 pm - After several days of testimony, Hoffman Estates officials took just 11 minutes to kick trustee candidate Prajesh “Pat” Patel off the ballot during an electoral board hearing on Tuesday afternoon after finding he did not meet residency...

Arlington Hts. family pays back kindness at Northwest Community Hospital

Dec 23 2014 | 6:08 pm - An Arlington Heights family helped spread the holiday joy on Tuesday at Northwest Commuity Hospital as they passed out presents to sick children. The Brighams' son Dominick was treated there just a few months ago. “No child deserves to be...

15-year-old dies in Mt. Prospect home

Dec 22 2014 | 4:20 pm - A sophomore at Rolling Meadows High School died over the weekend at his home in Mount Prospect, but police said foul play is not suspected. Israel Echeverria, 15, was pronounced dead at 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Cook County medical...

Races take shape for Arlington Heights board, schools and park district

Dec 23 2014 | 10:30 am - Arlington Heights voters will have contested races next spring for village trustee, school boards in District 214 and District 25, and the Arlington Heights park board.

Jewish families prepare for start of Hanukkah tonight

Dec 16 2014 | 12:28 am - Jewish families around the suburbs are preparing for the opening night of Hanukkah Tuesday night. The eight-day holiday is celebrated with dreidel games, gifts, lighting candles in the menorah and eating potato pancakes or latkes.

School board filing going smoothly in Cook County

Dec 15 2014 | 4:56 pm - School board candidate filing is going surprisingly smoothing Monday morning in Cook County, officials say, even though candidates now must file with the county clerk and not their individual school districts.

Five candidates so far for Arlington Heights board

Dec 15 2014 | 12:03 pm - Five candidates have filed so far Monday for four open seats on the Arlington Heights village board, and at least two more are expected.

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