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News | Even with a stadium, Arlington Park redevelopment likely to have more, like shops, homes
Once in a generation. That's how a marketing brochure describes the redevelopment opportunity that exists on a sprawling 326-acre site that has hosted horse racing for nearly a century in Arlington Heights.
Columns | Constable: Retiring chief went from victim to mall cop to lead investigator on Gliniewicz caseRetiring Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko built an impressive career in law enforcement from his years as a Randhurst mall cop and emergency dispatcher to his work on 200 homicides, including the death of Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz in 2015 in a suicide staged to look like murder.
Illinois | February ends with drop in COVID-19 cases, deathsFor just the second time since late July, state health officials on Sunday reported fewer than 1,250 new and confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19.
News | J&J's 1-dose shot cleared, giving U.S. 3rd COVID-19 vaccineThe U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
Illinois | State reports 34 more COVID-19 deaths, 83,048 more shots givenThe Illinois Department of Public Health Saturday reported 1,780 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease and 34 more deaths.
Crime | Marengo gas station robbers linked to three Aurora robberiesAuthorities say two men wanted in the shooting of a Marengo gas station clerk during an armed robbery Wednesday are also being linked to three convenience store robberies in Aurora during the same week.
Lake County | Suburban Hero: Grayslake man braves dog attack to save choking womanA Grayslake resident is being hailed as a hero for saving a stranger from choking near Gurnee earlier this month.
Cubs | Baez admits celebrity life took its toll after World Series winComing off a frustrating year at the plate, Cubs shortstop Javy Baez feels confident he can bounce back this season and keep playing for the Cubs beyond his current contract.
Crime | Murderer of Elgin toddler moves to Crystal Lake areaThe man convicted in 1997 murder of Elgin toddler calls death an "accident," a claim current prosecutor calls "not even remotely" true. He was released from prison Thursday.
News | Aurora officers discuss being Black cops during turbulent yearAurora Mayor Richard Irvin on Saturday hosted a Facebook Live chat with Black members of the city's police department on their perspectives on their careers and how they were affected by the national debate of the past year on policing and race relations.
Columns | Viral Mars video not taken by PerseveranceAn online video claiming to show a panorama of Mars with the sound of Martian wind was manipulated and wasn't taken by Perseverance, Bob Oswald says in his Facts Matter column.
Business | House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line voteThe House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
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An attempt to build snowmen and finding golf balls in the snow are part of The Week in Pictures photo gallery for February 20-26, 2021.
It was a busy and unpredictable couple of weeks and Daily Herald photographers present it in The Week in Pictures for February 6-19, 2021.
Suburbanites were digging out of more snow Tuesday and Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation for the entire state.
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