News | Ramadan begins as Muslims flock to suburban mosques for nightly prayers and observe daily fasting
Muslims across the suburbs and globe will come together for their yearly rituals of prayer, fasting and charity during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began Wednesday night as determined by lunar calculations or by moon sighting in North America.
DuPage County | New tool in fighting domestic abuse: a QR code that points victims to helpDuPage County police, fire and hospital workers have a new tool to help victims of domestic abuse and violence -- a QR code that leads the way to aid.
Blackhawks | AP: Blackhawks will not wear Pride-themed jerseys before Sunday's gameA source cites security concerns involving a Russian law that expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting LGBTQ rights.
Politics | State House passes bill prohibiting book bansThe Illinois House passed a bill Wednesday that would prohibit libraries from banning books or other material because of partisan or doctrinal pressure, prompting strong opposition from Republicans who called it an assault on local control.
Politics | Des Plaines District 62 board member says schools shouldn't celebrate Columbus DayA Des Plaines Elementary School District 62 board member who's seeking reelection said educators need to "fix our history books" and stop honoring Christopher Columbus' expeditions to the Americas.
Commercial Real Estate | Proposal for marijuana shop near Buffalo Grove High School faces oppositionA proposal for a recreational marijuana dispensary near Buffalo Grove High School is drawing fire from students, the high school's principal and village board members.
College Sports | Jim O'Donnell: Sampson and Houston vs. Alabama for the NCAA title would sour the SweetJim O'Donnell says it wouldn't be a good look for the NCAA national championship game to feature either slide-and-hide programs of Houston and Alabama. That would not be recommended family viewing on CBS.
Lake County | Police search for 3 accused of stealing thousands of dollars from 91-year-old Antioch-area manPolice are searching for three people who they say made thousands of dollars by altering checks they stole from the mailbox of a 91-year-old Antioch-area man.
Banking and Finance | Federal Reserve raises key rate by quarter-point despite bank turmoilThe Federal Reserve extended its yearlong fight against high inflation Wednesday by raising its key interest rate a quarter-point despite concerns that higher borrowing rates could worsen the turmoil that has gripped the banking system.
News | Judson's World Leader Forum celebrates Olympian who inspired 'Chariots of Fire'James MacMillan and Robert Haldane Smith celebrated the legacy of Olympian and Christian missionary Eric Liddell on Tuesday during the Judson University World Leaders Forum in Elgin. Liddell's feats at the 1924 Paris Olympics inspired the Academy Award-winning film "Chariots of Fire."
News | Ecker Center in Elgin opens new program to help offset mental health ER visitsEcker Center for Behavioral Health in Elgin has opened its new Crisis Stabilization Program, an alternative to those in a mental health crisis instead of going to a hospital emergency room.
Commercial Real Estate | Self-storage facility to replace pet store at Arlington Heights' Golf Road entrywayA gateway site to Arlington Heights that was long home to a pet food shop and shelter care home will make way for a new self-storage facility.
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