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Mundelein mayor defends controversial remarks on gay marriage
Two days after saying gay marriage and unwed parents are part of a "moral crisis" in the U.S., Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz on Monday defended those comments.
Greek Speak: A guide to the country's debt crisis lexicon
From Grexit to Grimbo: A guide to the strange lingo used to describe the Greek debt crisis
Saad just might end up regretting move more than Blackhawks
Don't blame Stan Bowman for trading Brandon Saad to Columbus. If you want to place the blame anywhere, put it on Saad.
Super letdown: Chicago's 'Marvel Experience' canceled
The indoor high-tech traveling theme park "The Marvel Experience" has canceled its Chicago stop as well as its New York and St. Louis shows.
Volo museum offers to buy 1st General Lee, save flag
Though the Volo Auto Museum already owns one General Lee car from the television series "The Dukes of Hazzard," museum director Brian Grams is making a bid to preserve the very first General Lee owned by professional golfer Bubba Watson, who recently announced his plans to paint over the car's Confederate flag with an American flag.
How Dick Portillo built a hot dog stand into an empire
Dick Portillo didn't know how to cook when he first opened a hot dog stand in Villa Park, but through hard work and savvy built it into the Portillo's restaurant empire, which recently sold for a reported $1 billion.
Police: Alcohol a factor in Fourth of July Fox River boat crash
Authorities say alcohol was a factor in a Fourth of July crash involving a speed boat and a pontoon boat on the Fox River that sent four people to the hospital. The crash remains under investigation, but charges are expected, police said.
'2 Broke Girls' actor learned accent in suburbs
"2 Broke Girls" star Jonathan Kite learned to do a Russian accent while growing up in Skokie. He's been doing some standup comedy, where he's known for doing spot-on celebrity impressions of 100 different people.
Round Lake woman faces prostitution charge
A 66-year-old Round Lake woman has been charged with prostitution after agreeing to perform sexual acts with an undercover detective, police said Monday.
Police seize 54 pounds of marijuana near Spring Grove
A 43-year-old man is facing charges after police seized 54 pounds of marijuana and more than $230,000 in cash from his home in unincorporated Lake County near Spring Grove, authorities said.
Cosby testified in 2005 he got drugs to give to women
Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
Selfie sticks banished from Walt Disney World
Disney tourists are being forced to rely only on their arms for taking photos. The selfie stick has been banned from the land of Mickey Mouse.
Woman sues brother-in-law over son's tractor death near Geneva
A Rockford woman is suing her brother-in-law for damages in a 2014 fatal tractor accident in Geneva. Karyn Santiago seeks unspecified damages from Louis Bork, owner of the Kautz Farm off Route 38 for negligence in the death of Joel Bork, 47, of Elgin, who died when at tractor rolled over and landed on him, according to a recently filed lawsuit.
St. Sophia's Greek Fest returns to Elgin
Fresh traditional dishes and modern Greek music will set the stage for the 37th annual St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church Greek Fest in Elgin.
Auditions -- not interviews -- to pick Topgolf Naperville workers
Want to work at Topgolf's second suburban site in Naperville? It's going to take more than a phone interview.
How Zappos converts new hires to Holocracy
Welcome to Zappos means welcome to Holacracy, which replaces the traditional top-down office hierarchy with an alternative-org chart of circles within circles within circles.
Grams signs through 2021 with Elgin Symphony
Andrew Grams has signed a contract through the 2020-21 season to continue his role as music director for the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. "There is so much love for all types of music from our audiences and increasing our reach across Elgin and the surrounding area is of paramount importance to strengthening the bonds of our community," he said.
Officials investigating death at Naperville's Ribfest
A man who apparently dove under a moving carnival ride at Naperville's Ribfest celebration died by suicide Thursday afternoon, city officials said.
Pilot from Bloomingdale dead after plane crash near Bartlett
A Bloomingdale man died Friday when his airplane crashed in the Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve near Bartlett. He appeared to have been practicing takeoffs and landings at at least one suburban airport.
Chicago Fire coach deserves more time to fix team
Firing the head coach again isn't the kind of change the Chicago Fire needs to be successful in Major League Soccer, says beat writer Orrin Schwarz.
How the Pledge of Allegiance has changed since 1892
The Pledge of Allegiance is as much a part of American tradition as July 4th fireworks, parades and barbecues. But did you know the Pledge's wording has changed several times since it was first written by minister Francis Bellamy in 1892?
What's new and familiar at 35th Taste of Chicago
The Taste of Chicago opens Wednesday with 19 new restaurants among the 60 seeking to tempt your taste buds.
Elk Grove Village: County sales tax hike would cost us $866,000
Elk Grove Village could see its revenue drop by nearly $900,000 next year if Cook County passes a sales tax increase, Mayor Craig Johnson is warning the Cook County Board. County Commissioner and Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider told the Daily Herald Editorial Board Monday he also has heard from leaders in Arlington Heights, Hanover Park, South Barrington and Schaumburg opposing a proposed penny-per-dollar sales tax increase.
Now that we can edit our genome, where do we go?
Imagine if we could tweak our genetic instructions. Well, genome editing tools exist, but should we be using them? Experts debate the ethics of this issue.
Chicago White Sox starter Samardzija blocks out trade rumors
A year ago, the Chicago Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija. The starting pitcher is rumored to on the move again, but he is hoping to stay with the Chicago White Sox.
Carmel tight end commits to North Carolina
Noah Turner, a tight end in Carmel Catholic's triple-option offense, has verbally committed to the University of North Carolina, which likes to throw the football.
Army Trail crossing closed for repairs in Bloomingdale
Commuters are finding their way through Bloomingdale even though a portion of Army Trail Road will be closed through the end of the week, officials said.
Grayslake police: Sex offender missing after cutting bracelet
A sex offender who cut off his home electronic monitoring bracelet is still missing Friday mornng, authorities said.
Decision on new trial in day care murder expected in September
A Lake County judge has set a September date to decide whether a Carpentersville woman deserves a new trial for killing a 16-month-old toddler.
Iconic Hoffman Lanes bowling alley closes
Hoffman Estates Lanes, a longtime destination for bowling in the Northwest suburbs, has closed and was already being boarded up Thursday. "It really (was) an icon here in Hoffman Estates," village Economic Development Director Kevin Kramer said.
Images: Lester notches first hit as Chicago Cubs face St. Louis Cardinals
See action from the Chicago Cubs vs. the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field in Chicago Monday night. Pitcher Jon Lester collected the first hit of his career.
Aurora homes evacuated due to gas leak
More than a dozen homes were evacuated and roads were closed throughout the night Monday due to a natural gas leak near New York and Union streets in Aurora.
Investigation continues into fatal Bartlett plane crash
National Transportation Safety Board investigators removed the wreckage of a single-engine Cessna 172 from a Bartlett area forest preserve Saturday, as they continued to search the scene and interview witnesses for clues to what caused the fatal plane crash Friday.
Monks sue Benedictine University, say rights are being denied
Seven monks from Lisle's St. Procopius Abbey have filed a lawsuit against Benedictine University's board of trustees and its president, William J. Carroll, saying they have been denied several of their rights.
No further investigation into fire at Arlington Park
A trailer fire put a short halt to the fireworks Saturday night at Arlington Park, according to officials.
Popular suburban bandleader Vito Buffalo dies at 83
Bandleader Vito Buffalo, who performed for crowds at times numbering in the thousands at venues across the suburbs, has died at 83. "Vito Buffalo is a musical legend," radio host John Ghrist said.
Miles: Fateful seventh inning sinks Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs looked to be in pretty good shape Monday night. Jon Lester was dealing on the mound, and he even picked up his first major-league hit. But the St. Louis Cardinals jumped on an error by Kris Bryant in the seventh to jump ahead of the Cubs on the way to a 6-0 victory.
Imrem: White Sox must build around Sale, not trade him
The debate around town over whether the White Sox should trade pitching ace Chris Sale is silly, Mike Imrem says.
Dawn Patrol: Army Trail Road crossing closed; 54 pounds of marijuana seized
Army Trail Road crossing closed in Bloomingdale. Police seize 54 pounds of marijuana in Lake County. Alcohol a factor in Fox River boat crash. To work at TopGolf in Naperville, you must audition. Dozen homes evacuated in Aurora gas leak. Chris Sale doesn't get record but has a good night.
Fan hit by line drive and injured during Braves-Brewers game
Fan hit by line drive and injured at Miller Park in 9th inning of Braves-Brewers game
Powerful performances propel Drury Lane's 'Beaches'
"Beaches," the familiar tale of friendship made famous by the Bette Midler-Barbara Hershey movie, soars in a musical version at Drury Lane Theatre thanks to powerhouse performances from Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor.
Sale fails to set record, but Chicago White Sox top Buehrle, Jays
Chris Sale failed to strike out 10 or more hitters for the ninth straight start, which would have been a major-league record, but the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat Mark Buehrle and the Blue Jays 4-2 Monday night.
McDonald's localizes menus with pulled pork, bacon McMuffins
McDonald's is hoping to appeal to wider swaths of Americans, is working to offer more locally relevant fare, such as pulled-pork sandwiches in Indiana, bacon and white-cheddar Egg McMuffins in Chicago and cranberry-orange muffins in the Midwest.
City celebrates 3 Chicago players on US World Cup team
Three Chicago Red Stars players are on the U.S. women's soccer team that won the World Cup and the city is celebrating.
St. Louis Cardinals pounce on Chicago Cubs miscue
A seventh-inning error by rookie third baseman Kris Bryant opened the way for 2 unearned runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 Monday night at Wrigley Field. Cubs pitcher Jon Lester took a no-hitter into the seventh inning. He also picked up his first big-league hit.
Miles: Cubs slumping at the plate
Rookie second baseman Addison Russell is in a bona fide slump at the plate, but manager Joe Maddon is sticking by his player. Russell is 2-for-31 over his last 10 games.
The Latest: Pope's rustic staff is replica of previous 1
The Latest: Pope using pastoral staff that is replica of lost staff given by Italian prisoners
Fan Favorite voting on now for Suburban Chicago's Got Talent
Online voting starts at midnight for Suburban Chicago's Got Talent, with the most votes tallied over three days giving one act a guaranteed spot in the next round of competition.
East Dundee establishes rental licensing regulations
Owners of commercial and residential rental properties in East Dundee will soon be required to have a rental license. A resolution approved at the village board meeting Monday allows the village to conduct regular inspections of any rental building or dwelling unit.
Stevenson grad Brunson named MVP in U19 title game
Stevenson graduate Jalen Brunson was named MVP of the U19 World Championships in Greece. Team USA beat Croatia 79-71 in overtime in Sunday's gold medal game.
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