News | 'It's not fair': Friends mourn Arlington Heights woman and dad killed in Des Plaines crash
Friends and co-workers are mourning an Arlington Heights woman and her father fatally struck Sunday by what police said was an out-of-control SUV in Des Plaines. Kimberly Karsen, 42, and Neal Greenfield, 80, of Skokie, were killed in front of the restaurant they'd just left, police said. The driver claimed to have experienced a medical emergency before veering off the road, police said.
News | Wondering how to help on Giving Tuesday? Here are some tipsSince Giving Tuesday's formal launch in 2012, charitable organizations around the globe have received billions of dollars -- including a record $2.7 billion haul in 2021. But with hundreds of good causes out there, along with some not-so-good con artists looking to take advantage of others' kindness, how do you decide which causes to support and which to avoid?
Business | Here's how you can avoid holiday scamsThe Better Business Bureau has received reports of nearly $380 million in online retail fraud losses in 2022 so far, but 'tis the season when scammers really up their game.
Education | District 214 prepares for first superintendent search in 17 yearsFor the first time in nearly two decades, the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 board of education will soon embark on a search for a new superintendent. Here's what to expect from the process.
Columns | Should you buy a pricey new car now or hold off?Should you hold onto your old car until new ones aren't so expensive? Will rebates return? Experts say relief is coming to auto drought and sticker shocks.
Politics | Dixon seeks to be Elgin's first Black mayor as he challenges KaptainCity council member Corey Dixon is seeking to become Elgin's first Black mayor as he challenges incumbent David Kaptain in the April election. Kaptain is trying to win a fourth term in office.
Crime | Police seek driver who rammed squad car while fleeing traffic stopLake County authorities are searching for the driver of a stolen pickup truck who rammed a Spring Grove police patrol vehicle Saturday while fleeing a traffic stop.
DuPage County | Tow-truck driver sentenced to 50 years for I-88 shootingA tow-truck driver who shot another motorist on I-88 near Oak Brook five years ago in a "road rage" attack was sentenced Monday to 50 years in prison.
White Sox | Reports: Abreu leaving White Sox to sign with AstrosAfter spending the last nine seasons with the White Sox and ranking third in franchise history with 243 home runs and fifth with 863 RBI, free-agent first baseman Jose Abreu is reportedly joining the Houston Astros on a three-year contract.
Politics | Clerk says Schaumburg mayoral challenger didn't file enough signatures, other required documentsThe end of candidate filing for the Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates and Palatine village board races Monday determined none will require a Feb. 28 primary, but only Palatine is unquestionably free of a contested April 4 election as well.
Columns | Latina author's latest book shares life lessons learned through gardeningAward-winning local author Pascuala Herrera will share lessons learned in her new book, "Life is a Garden to Cultivate: The ABC's Towards a Better Life," Saturday at Franklin Park Public Library.
Transportation | White House intervenes in rail dispute, but Metra's on alert for possible strikeWith a deadline looming next week for a possible strike by freight railway workers, Metra officials are watching even as the White House intervenes to prevent a walkout.
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- 2:26 PMRoofing contractor helps Streamwood veteran
- 2:25 PMLincoln Prairie by Del Webb hosts grand opening
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- 2:17 PMSchaumburg Library announces selection for fifth year of its One Book, One Community
- 1:34 PMCozy up to Winter Read at the Lisle Library District
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