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Police reports detail abuse before Arlington Hts. husband-wife murder Jan 27, 2015 2:04 PM
Dozens of pages of released police reports detail a number of police responses to domestic situations between Arlington Heights residents Roxana Abrudan and Cristian Loga Negru over the past year. The documents show a violent relationship leading up to the November murder of Abrudan with a hatchet.
Mundelein candidate slams branding project as waste of time and money Jan 27, 2015 2:21 PM
A Mundelein trustee candidate on Monday soundly criticized the village's recent branding campaign, calling it “a waste of time.”
Lions invite all to ‘super’ fun bowling benefit Jan 27, 2015 2:14 PM
Roll some games at a family-friendly bowling benefit and watch the Super Bowl at the same time. The Schaumburg-Hoffman Lions Club’s “SUPERBowling Party” on Feb. 1 raises funds for Little Angels Center for Exceptional Care, an Elgin facility offering round-the-clock skilled nursing and therapies for children and young adults who have severe disabilities and complex medical needs.
Creative menu, inviting atmosphere at Nobel House Jan 27, 2015 7:47 AM
Nobel House has been making waves in Geneva with its inspired food choices and eclectic beer list. The bustling bar and grill, a modest-sized place seating at most about 60 patrons, opened in May 2014. Diners will find such surprises on executive chef Marshall McCarty's creative menu as an adult mac-and-cheese entree served with lobster; house-smoked meats and a vegetarian “cauliflower steak.”
Park Ridge set designer succeeds with 'Untouchables,' John Hughes Jan 27, 2015 2:25 PM
Dan Clancy stepped on the 1920s set of “The Untouchables” as a production assistant and said, “I want to do this for the rest of my life.” So, he did. Today, Clancy works as a production designer after moving up through the ranks on John Hughes and Chris Columbus movies. He worked on Bonnie Hunt's 2000 romance “Return to Me” being released today on DVD and Blu-ray.
Police launch hunt for man who threatened Delnor visitor Jan 27, 2015 2:43 PM
Geneva police are seeking a Campton Hills man, accused of brandishing a knife and threatening a person at Delnor Hospital Tuesday morning.
Weekend picks: The shadow knows if spring is coming Jan 27, 2015 2:43 PM
He's no Punxsutawney Phil, but our own groundhog will be the celebrity guest of the Groundhog Days activities in Woodstock, including a chili cook-off, a charity dinner, bowling events, trivia contests, film screenings and a whole lot more.
Twin sisters man the chairs at East Dundee barber shop Jan 27, 2015 2:28 PM
Identical twin sisters Liz and Kate Stadie, 25, of East Dundee took over as owners of the Barber Shop in 2010. They share a love of bantering with their customers, many of whom come to see them at the River Street shop every couple of weeks. Both women agree it's great to be in charge. “Sometimes I want to be the boss and sometimes you want to be the boss,” Liz says, joking with her sister.
Whites, Hispanics, Asians grow at historically black colleges Jan 27, 2015 12:39 PM
For high schoolers thinking about college, a Lake County group is promoting a spring break trip to visit historically black colleges and universities. Those schools have produced “lots of great people who have done great things,” says Pearl Lawson, a graduate of Lane College in Tennessee. One great is Hall-of-Fame NFL player and TV star Michael Strahan, a Texas Southern grad.
The film is the focus at Woodstock Groundhog Days festival Jan 27, 2015 2:45 PM
Although not all of the activities associated with Woodstock Groundhog Days are linked to the movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray, the film is the focus of the city’s festival, which starts Thursday, Jan. 29 and runs through Monday, Feb. 2. “The movie was the catalyst. There was no Woodstock Groundhog Days before the movie came out in 1992,” said Rick Bellairs, member of the Woodstock Groundhog Days Committee.
Society of respect begins with equal rights Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
A Palatine letter to the editor: “What happened to people’s right to say no?” asks LeAnne Seavers, when defending an individual’s right not to participate in any aspect of same-sex marriage.
Consider facts on Cuba relations Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: It is frustrating to me that few, if any, critics of President Obama’s recent U.S.-Cuba initiatives are people who’ve ever seen Cuba first-hand.
Anti-noise groups must join forces Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: Since O’Hare’s runways were reconfigured, noise levels have become unacceptable while air quality has deteriorated.
Why exclude women from priesthood? Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
A Lily Lake letter to the editor: I couldn’t agree more with Kathleen Parker’s editorial regarding Pope Francis in the Jan. 22 Daily Herald. As a Catholic myself, I’m well aware of a dire shortage of priests, yet the church hierarchy’s policy continues to be antiquated and myopic.
Just now concerned about middle class? Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
A Naperville letter to the editor: I find it interesting the president has offered an olive branch to the Republican Party since the election that showed him and his party that the people of this country were not happy with his performance.
Images: The Week in Pictures Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
More than 20 area communities are represented in this edition of The Week in Pictures, featuring Daily Herald staff photos of an underwater robot, a disappointed skier, and an outgoing frozen zucchini.
She’s having trouble with the curb cuts Jan 26, 2015 5:01 AM
Letter to the editor: Mary Kay Davis of Arlington Heights says now that she's using a walker temporarily, she finds the stones in the curb cuts to be "downright scary."
A lot of money for not a lot of value Jan 26, 2015 5:01 AM
Letter to the editor: Donald Kuntz has a tongue-in-cheek suggestion for Des Plaines' search for a new "brand."
Why all of these parking restrictions? Jan 26, 2015 5:01 AM
Letter to the editor: A couple says the overabundance of restrictions in the Arlington Heights parking garage feels like "gotcha" revenue raising.
Images: Weekend in Review Jan 26, 2015 9:01 AM
A look at the weekend in pictures around the suburbs
- Police on hunt for man who threatened Delnor visitor
- Northwest suburban measles case confirmed
- Mundelein teen pleads guilty to murder in sister's fatal stabbing
- Police reports detail abuse before Arlington Hts. husband-wife murder
- COD to vote again on Breuder severance package
- Hampshire pays a fitting tribute to a worthy Goebbert
- Naperville woman files fedral suit against the city
- School looking for instruments to jump-start a jazz band
- Trooper injured in I-88 crash seeks homicide charges against truck driver
- Former Arlington Heights mayor Mulder picked for racing board
- Monday night: Where is the asteroid now?
- Crystal Lake couple, 6 others charged in $600,000 tax scheme
- Big challenge ahead for Bears' Fangio
- Pyke: Lack of plowing leaves cyclists on thin ice
- Dawn Patrol: Former Kane sheriff dies; winds force early end to Norge event
- Which regional roads offer the least pleasant drives?
- Former Kane County Sheriff George Kramer dies at 81
- DuPage County judge remembered as advocate for children
- Elk Grove man facing trial on sex abuse charges
- Yogurt founder gets 5 years in prison for arson
- Rozner: Thank you, Mr. Cub, for giving your all
- Tell the truth on global warming
- Amazon to collect Illinois sales tax starting Feb. 1
- Buffalo Grove Bills on probation for incorrect player ages
- COD to vote again on Breuder severance package
- Toxicology results likely next week for Blackhawks staffer Reif
- Americans are too optimistic about long-term care options
- Twin sisters man the chairs at East Dundee barber shop
- Mundelein candidate slams branding project
- Former Kane County Sheriff George Kramer dies at 81
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