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Nov 26 2014 | 10:16 am - Northwest Suburban High School District 214 reached, and surpassed, its ambitious goal of collecting 100,000 cans of food this month as part of the district’s centennial celebration. In all, 120,350 cans of food were collected and donated to...
Nov 26 2014 | 8:36 am - As tempers continue to flare in Ferguson, Mo., over the death of Michael Brown and a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who shot him, the controversy has several suburban officials discussing what can be done to prevent such a tragedy...
Nov 26 2014 | 5:43 am - A medical marijuana facility received preliminary approval in Rolling Meadows at the city council's Tuesday meeting, though it will still need state approval before opening. Medicinal Alternative Care Center is proposed for 975 Rohlwing Road and got...
Nov 24 2014 | 11:18 am - A missing 12-year-old girl from Hoffman Estates has been found at a friend's house in Mount Prospect, according to authorities. Police said they believe Jordan Sumlin ran away on Saturday. She was found uninjured.
Nov 22 2014 | 4:46 pm - The Northwest Suburban High School District 214 school board on Thursday approved a 2.4 percent tentative tax levy increase for the next year.
Nov 21 2014 | 12:17 pm - Northwest Suburban High School District 214 officials said the district’s first year of not being a member of the National School Lunch program is going well and has resulted in an increase in student-bought meals. “We are seeing more...
Nov 21 2014 | 12:40 pm - After more than two months of meeting with parents and staff members, Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 Superintendent Lori Bein said officials have gathered more than 20 ideas about how to deal with an unexpected enrollment boost that is...
Nov 21 2014 | 6:55 pm - Cristian Loga-Negru stood in the doorway of his motel room Wednesday night in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, covered in blood. “I killed Roxana,” Cristian said of his wife of only four months, according to authorities in a bond hearing...
Nov 20 2014 | 12:47 am - An economic development consultant gave Rolling Meadows city council members an update on the business climate in town on Tuesday night with mostly bad news. The vacancy rate in the city is above 13 percent, higher than the 9 percent average around...
Nov 20 2014 | 9:22 pm - An Arlington Heights man is being held in a Wisconsin jail on $1 million bail facing charges he murdered his estranged wife with a hatchet Wednesday after she had fled home to hide from him, authorities said. The 36-year-old woman died Wednesday...