News | Arlington Park officials deny track is for sale
Arlington International Racecourse officials on Tuesday denied the Arlington Heights racetrack is for sale or that any offers have been made to purchase it.
Business | Massive Spa Forest complex gets green light from Wheeling boardThe Wheeling village board approved permits Monday clearing the way for construction of a sprawling full-service spa in a vacant office building at 350 E. Dundee Road.
Business | Medline's use of ethylene oxide at Waukegan plant on hold but could resume soonMedline Industries in Waukegan, which voluntary halted procedures using ethylene oxide to sterilize medical equipment and devices in mid-December, is preparing to resume those processes.
Kane County | Kane County, Algonquin residents could pay less for Longmeadow Parkway tollWhen the Longmeadow Parkway toll bridge over the Fox River opens in 2022, it will cost 95 cents for most vehicles that use it. But if you live in Kane County, or Algonquin, there may be a discount available.
Politics | Watch live: McConnell abruptly eases impeachment limitsSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly eased his restrictive proposed rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial , backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators, including Republicans.
News | If you value local journalism, here's an opportunity for you to helpThe Daily Herald is embarking on a fundraising drive to help boster the news reporting staff through a matching grant program with the nonprofit Report For America.
Crime | Lisle police: Driver was high on marijuana at time of crashA driver one year too young to legally possess cannabis is accused of driving under the influence of drugs after a crash in Lisle, authorities said.
Crime | Interrogaton video shows suspect in Hinsdale murder admitting theft, denying killingMurder suspect Dominic Sanders first told police that two rings he pawned on May 4, 2017, belonged to his sister, and he did it as a favor for her, according to a police interrogation video played at his trial Tuesday. And that he had only driven from Matteson to Melrose Park that morning to pawn the rings, then had lunch with a friend. But bit by bit, a Hinsdale detective got Sanders talking about being in Hinsdale, walking the victim's neighborhood, knocking on her door and stealing the rings.
News | Memorial at East Aurora High School will honor fallen soldierA memorial ceremony held by the city of Aurora next Wednesday will honor U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Villalon, the former East Aurora High School student killed earlier this month by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
Politics | Algonquin Township GOP chairman's comments on MLK Day draw harsh criticismA post on the Algonquin Township Republican Party's Facebook page from chairman Glen Swanson drew stern criticism Monday, with some calling the comments "despicable."
News | Illinois House Republicans seek investigation of noncitizens votingSome Republican lawmakers in Illinois are demanding answers from Secretary of State Jesse White about how 545 self-identified non-U. S. citizens were mistakenly registered to vote through the state's new automatic registration system, including 16 who cast ballots in 2018 and 2019.
News | With Ragucci out, Oakbrook Terrace to appoint acting mayorOakbrook Terrace has scheduled a special city council meeting to appoint an acting mayor to finish the term of Tony Ragucci, who resigned as mayor weeks after news surfaced that federal agents had seized $60,000 in cash from his home last year.
Crime | Jan. 31 decision on whether sex offenders must move from halfway house near Aurora parkA Kane County judge will decide by Jan. 31 whether 19 registered sex offenders should be forced to move out of the Wayside Cross Ministries halfway house near downtown Aurora because it is within 500 feet of a children's playground and against the law. Judge Kevin Busch heard arguments regarding a temporary restraining order allowing the men to live in the supervised halfway house at 215 E. New York St.
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