Football Focus 2014

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  • Rocker/filmmaker Rob Zombie goes for jugular in Villa Park haunted house Oct 7, 2014 1:05 PM
    Musician and horror filmmaker Rob Zombie has opened a three-part haunted house in Villa Park. Called Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare, the house features plenty of intense scares, and it has sparked some controversy because of a room dedicated to real-life serial killer John Gacy. How bad is it? “Our goal is that after you walk through, you'll feel like you need to take a shower," says haunted-house producer Steve Kopelman.

  • Dawn Patrol: Delays hit airports again; Teacher allowed to retire Oct 7, 2014 6:02 AM
    Delays hit airports again. N. Aurora Activity Center might come down sooner. Retirement approved for controversial Batavia teacher. Narrow escape for driver in Des Plaines. Anti-bullying author speaks at Lake Park campuses. Bears' Marshall missing in action. High intensity during Bulls' preseason opener.

  • Dawn Patrol: Cardinal George at service; Boy gets his wish Oct 6, 2014 6:23 AM
    Cardinal George helps Mundelein church celebrate 150th anniversary; Make-A-Wish helps Arlington Heights boy become a Jedi; Cantigny Civil War event brings era to life; salary increase a sticking point in Dist. 75 teacher’s contract talks; five ill from carbon monoxide poisoning in Vernon Hills; Bears’ loss to Panthers a total team failure

  • Narrow escape for driver in freight train crash Oct 6, 2014 5:42 PM
    A man was able to get out of his car stalled on train tracks Monday morning in Des Plaines before the vehicle was struck by a freight train, authorities said. The southbound freight train pushed the car about 100 feet southwest of the crossing and into a ditch.

  • Cardinal George celebrates Mass of Atonement for clergy abuse Oct 4, 2014 4:31 PM
    Cardinal Francis George celebrated a Mass of Atonement and Hope Saturday at Holy Family Church in Chicago to promote healing for child and youth sexual abuse survivors, their families and the Catholic Church. “As a clergy-abuse survivor, I consider this Mass to be striking a healthy balance by apologizing and acknowledging for abuse that happened in the past, but also for being thankful for all the hard work going into protecting children now in our Catholic Schools and parishes,” said Mike Hoffman

  • Schneider goes after Dold as “reliable Republican” in 10th Oct 3, 2014 6:42 PM
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider on Friday chipped away at Republican challenger Robert Dold’s efforts to paint himself as politically independent, saying the former lawmaker would allow the GOP’s “agenda of no” to persist if elected in November. Schneider made the comments during an hourlong discussion with representatives of the Daily Herald editorial board.

  • Missing Arlington Heights girl found safe Oct 3, 2014 11:11 AM
    An 11-year-old girl reported missing Thurday has been found safe, authorities said.

  • Jail inmate charged with trying to hire hit man Oct 3, 2014 6:03 PM
    A Cook County jail inmate has been accused of trying to hire someone to kill a witness in his harassment and trespassing case.

  • Rain to move out this morning, cold weather to follow Oct 3, 2014 8:08 AM
    Cooler winds pushing a strong air mass south from Canada could bring record-setting cold temperatures this weekend, meteorologists say. Amy Seeley, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service, said the heavy rainfall is expected to end at around 10 a.m., leaving cooler weather in its place. Scattered showers will linger throughout Friday, she said. The cool air will cause temperatures to slowly dip Friday afternoon, dipping the area into the upper 30s overnight Friday into Saturday, Seeley said. She said the high temperature of 62 degrees will be felt Friday morning, but temperatures will dip slightly to 59 degrees Friday afternoon.

  • Dawn Patrol: No charges in standoff; more money for Metropolis Oct 3, 2014 5:54 AM
    No charges in wake of five-hour standoff at Bartlett factory. More money for the Metropolis theater. 11-year-old Arlington Hts. girl is missing. Chicago to host 2015 NFL draft. Man charged after reports of gun at Elgin wastewater plant. Elgin man charged with child abduction. Planes carrying Ebola patient were later in Chicago.

  • Gregg Goslin: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:50 PM
    Candidate information for Gregg Goslin, running for Cook County board District 14

  • Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:50 PM
    Candidate information for Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman, running for Cook County board District 17

  • Timothy Schneider: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:50 PM
    Candidate information for Timothy Schneider, running for Cook County board District 15

  • Peter Silvestri: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:56 PM
    Candidate information for Peter Silvestri, running for Cook County board District 9

  • Frank McPartlin: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:56 PM
    Candidate information for Frank McPartlin, running for Cook County board District 9

  • Toni Preckwinkle: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:56 PM
    Candidate information for Toni Preckwinkle, running for Cook County Board President

  • Failed Rosemont casino suit ends with $272 million verdict Oct 3, 2014 10:53 AM
    A federal judge ruled that six former officers of the failed Emerald Casino bid in Rosemont owe creditors $272 million for losing the company's gaming license. The six men each owe $45.3 million for failing to comply with the Illinois Gaming Board's rules and regulations, which resulted in the agency yanking the company's gaming license in an unprecedented move, wrote U.S. District Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer in an opinion released Tuesday.

  • Riopell: North suburban race for Congress drives ballot requests Oct 3, 2014 5:42 AM
    A hot race for Congress in the north suburbs could be behind a surge of mail ballot requests in Lake County. Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and Republican challenger Bob Dold are scurrying for votes and trying to take advantage of the law allowing people to vote by mail without having to explain why they can't vote on Election Day.

  • No charges in wake of five-hour standoff in Bartlett Oct 2, 2014 7:07 PM
    No charges have been filed against a 25-year-old Naperville man whose “bizarre” statements prompted a nearly five-hour standoff at a pasta manufacturing plant in Bartlett. Police said the unidentified man remains in police custody but will be taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

  • Dawn Patrol: Woman charged with killing sister; 75 horses need homes Oct 2, 2014 5:34 AM
    Carpentersville woman charged with killing sister. 75 horses need a new home. Naperville woman acquitted of resisting, obstructing cops. Durbin says earmarks may return. Dog injured, home damaged in Streamwood fire. Man dies at Des Plaines gun range. Bears’ Allen back at practice.

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