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  • Local winners named in You Be the Chemist Mar 30, 2015 9:43 AM
    More than 100 students from 35 middle schools in the suburban Chicago area participated in recent regional You Be the Chemist events in Des Plaines, Schaumburg and Lake Bluff.

     
  • Dawn Patrol: Final Four field is set; Elgin man loses arm Mar 30, 2015 5:55 AM
    Michigan State earns trip to Final Four; Duke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga; troubles grow for Campton Hills man accused of Geneva hospital assault; alternative schools experience March Madness; Elgin man loses arm after accident at Bartlett pasta plant; Trout has the tools to repeat as AL MVP; position players poised to make NL MVP bids

     
  • Jogger uses pepper spray to fight off Busse Woods assailant Mar 30, 2015 5:03 PM
    A female jogger used pepper spray to fight off a man who attacked her Sunday evening as she ran through the Busse Woods forest preserve near Elk Grove Village, Cook County Sheriff’s police said Monday. According to a sheriff’s office spokeswoman, the woman reported that she was jogging near Grove #4, located just north of Higgins Road, shortly before 6:40 p.m. when the man attempted to sexually assault her.

     
  • The pluses, minuses of educators serving on school boards Mar 30, 2015 11:29 AM
    Does having elected board members with education industry experience mean better decisionmaking for a school district, or does it drive up taxes? It's a question some suburban voters may be asking when they head to the polls next week in districts where former teachers and administrators are on the ballot.

     
  • 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. .

     
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