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  • Officials provide legislative update in Rolling Meadows Mar 29, 2015 4:56 PM
    The League of Women Voters of the Palatine area is sponsoring a Legislative Update with seven local officials at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Rolling Meadows Library, 3110 Martin Lane, Rolling Meadows.

     
  • Cardinal George readmitted to Loyola University Medical Center Mar 28, 2015 2:19 PM
    Cardinal Francis George has been hospitalized again for treatment of “hydration issues and pain management,” an Archdiocese of Chicago spokeswoman said Saturday.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: CTA driver worked long hours before crash; FAA doesn’t allow solo shifts in cockpit Mar 27, 2015 9:48 AM
    Blue Line operator worked long hours before crash. Why FAA doesn't allow solo shifts in cockpit. Three injured when truck crashes into Big Rock Cafe. Wheeling man held without bail. Ex-Blackhawk fits in nicely with Wolves. Wisconsin hangs on in NCAA tournament. Who will Bulls' opponent be in first round of playoffs?

     
  • Editorial: Arlington Hts. nonprofit fights to save heroin addicts, one naloxone injector at a time Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says Live 4 Lali in Arlington Heights is to be commended for getting naloxone into the hands of the true first responders to the heroin epidemic in the suburbs -- the friends and family members of addicts throughout Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Kane counties.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: Quake near Lake in the Hills; student brings BB gun to school Mar 26, 2015 6:14 AM
    Earthquake reported near Lake in the Hills. Hinsdale South student brings BB gun to school. Carpentersville candidate admits lying. Police say Round Lake Beach man drove drunk with kids in car. Parents want to let kids skip tests. Panera to open in Carpentersville. Bulls pick up big win at Toronto.

     
  • Tollway sets higher speed limits, bucks state law Mar 26, 2015 7:29 PM
    Tollway leaders approved 60 to 65 mph speeds on local toll roads despite a backlash from supporters of a 70 mph law.

     
  • Kane fifth healthiest among state's counties Mar 27, 2015 5:49 AM
    Kane County cracks the list of the top five healthiest counties in the latest rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That's the best showing for the county since Barb Jeffers took over as executive director of the county's public health department.

     
  • Elgin downtown taxpayers clash with city over spending Mar 25, 2015 6:56 AM
    Elgin has been collecting taxes from property owners of 90 downtown parcels for more than a decade after the debt for a nearby parking garage was paid off. Now property owners want to know where that money went.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: 1 dead in Aurora crash; COD candidates don’t want Breuder picking successor Mar 25, 2015 5:59 AM
    1 dead in Aurora crash. Weekend shooting victims in Prospect Heights to recover. COD candidates don’t want Breuder picking replacement. 15 trucks hit new railroad bridge in Bensenville. Elgin mayor candidates discuss Latino involvement. District 25 approves expansion for two schools. Imrem: Time will tell if Bears made a poor decision.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: Bulls clinch playoff spot; ex-Islamic Foundation official admits theft Mar 24, 2015 6:45 AM
    Bulls clinch playoff spot. Former Islamic Foundation finance director admits theft. Son sentenced to 35 years for killing father. Tuscan Market has new owners in Arlington Hts. St. Charles woman dies after crash. Displaced Rolling Meadows residents get $1,000 checks.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: Fatal hospital stabbing; snow hits the area Mar 23, 2015 7:41 AM
    Charges yet to be filed in fatal hospital stabbing; winter’s not done with us yet; state’s attorney pledges to fight hate crimes against suburban Sikhs; Aurora man who broke legs in Starved Rock fall could face charges; Kane public defender says ‘innocent man’ convicted in Geneva murder; Wisconsin earns trip to Sweet 16; Cubs, White Sox have work cut out for them

     
  • State budget mess prompts trial delays, layoffs at suburban courthouses Mar 23, 2015 8:44 PM
    Chief judges are starting to impose furloughs and delay trials at suburban courthouses in response to state funding running out for court reporters next week.

     
  • Rauner’s immigration message leaves advocates perplexed Mar 22, 2015 7:50 PM
    More than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation’s most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration. The contrasting views have left many immigration reform advocates in Illinois, including a leading Democratic congressman and a growing voting bloc, waiting for clarity. “Like much of Gov. Rauner’s agenda, it’s a big question mark,” Lawrence Benito said.

     
  • State’s attorney pledges to fight hate crimes against suburban Sikhs Mar 22, 2015 6:09 PM
    Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez reached out to the suburban Sikh community on Sunday to address hate crimes and pledge her help in combating religious intolerance.

     
  • 170,000 pounds of beef recalled in Cook County Mar 20, 2015 10:54 AM
    A Cook County meat company is recalling nearly 170,000 pounds of beef that may be contaminated with E.coli, according to a release from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

     
  • Lanes reopened following Elgin-O’Hare crash Mar 20, 2015 7:30 AM
    All lanes of the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway were reopened around 7:30 a.m. follwing an earlier crash involving a dump truck on Friday morning. .

     
  • Dawn Patrol: Hundreds in Dist. 214 refuse PARCC; FBI body-part raid details Mar 20, 2015 6:50 AM
    Hundreds of students refusing PARCC tests; affidavit details why FBI raided Rosemont body donation firm; College of DuPage board signs off on deal with PR firm; Farnham gets 8 years in prison for child porn; Pradel honored; Rauner meeting leaves mayors feeling better about income tax fund loss; March Madness tips off with upsets.

     
  • Cook County seeks more poll workers Mar 19, 2015 5:19 PM
    Cook County needs more poll workers to oversee elections April 7 in municipalities including Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Streamwood and Wheeling. Poll workers serve either as election judges or equipment managers. Election judges receive $175 for completing a 3-hour training session and working on Election Day. Equipment managers, who have more duties and must set up voting equipment before Election Day, receive $325.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: Layoffs surprise U-46 union; Wauconda OKs 9/11 beam Mar 18, 2015 5:43 AM
    Suburban mayors protest Rauner cuts, learn they might lose funding sooner. Wauconda allows World Trade Center beam at proposed 9/11 memorial. U-46 teachers union president ‘surprised’ by high layoff numbers. Des Plaines aldermen postpone vote on funding Sayad’s defense. Woodridge man charged with hijacking, kidnapping woman and 2 kids. Lombard man gets 10 years for shooting ex-girlfriend’s mother. Buffalo Grove park upgrades on hold after state suspends grants. Geneva may not use paintballs on coyotes after all. Encouraging news on Bulls’ injury front.

     
  • Alvarez to visit Sikh center in Palatine Sunday Mar 18, 2015 4:46 PM
    Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez will visit the Sikh Community Center in Palatine from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 22, to discuss hate crimes, bullying, and mistaken-identity that center leaders say have plagued the Sikh community in recent years.

     
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