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Special Report | It started with George Halas in 1975: Chicago Bears again make an overture for Arlington Park
The Chicago Bears confirmed Thursday the organization has submitted a bid to purchase the 326-acre Arlington Park property. It comes 46 years after Bears founder George S. Halas made his first pitch to relocate his team from Soldier Field to Arlington Park. "We welcome the Chicago Bears' interest in the Arlington Park site," Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes said Thursday.
Columns | Jim O'Donnell: If Pritzker gets behind the Bears, Arlington Park is theirsJim O'Donnell: If the Bears are to get Arlington Park, Gov. J.B. Pritzker needs to step up.
News | Good Samaritans rescue man from burning vehicle in Mount ProspectGood Samaritans rescued a man from a burning vehicle at a car wash in Mount Prospect Wednesday morning. The driver of the burning car was seriously injured, fire officials said.
News | Vaccination could win you a million bucks in Illinois lotteryIllinoisans who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can get up to $1 million in a lottery that will run through mid-August.
Columns | Suburbs to mark new Juneteenth holiday with parades, remembrance starting FridayA unity motorcade and community festival in Aurora. A parade of African flags in Elgin. Two churches -- one white from Wheaton, one Black from Chicago -- coming together in a show of solidarity. These are some of the ways suburbanites are marking the newly recognized federal and state holiday of Juneteenth on Saturday.
Special Report | Lightfoot: Bears' bid for Arlington Park a 'negotiating tactic'While Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes and many of his fellow suburban Bears fans welcomed news Thursday that the team put in an offer on Arlington Park, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot dismissed the bid as little more than a negotiating tactic.
Crime | Two people shot after suspects open fire on Palatine Township homeA 19-year-old man and a second male suffered gunshot wounds late Wednesday when someone opened fire on a Palatine Township home, authorities said.
Dining | Suburban breweries see popularity of their hard seltzer bubbling upRiding the trend sparked by White Claw and other brands, some suburban breweries have created their own fruit-infused hard seltzer to appeal to consumers who prefer a lower-calorie alternative to beer.
Illinois | Foam containing 'forever chemicals' used against plant fireA company hired to help extinguish a fire that gutted a northern Illinois chemical plant this week used foam containing toxic compounds that have tainted surface waters and groundwater across the U.S., officials said Thursday.
Lake County | Lake County sheriff's office: Women entering courthouse not asked to remove topsAfter reviewing hours of surveillance footage, Lake County sheriff's office officials said Thursday afternoon they've found no evidence that female employees entering the Waukegan courthouse were asked by security to unbutton or remove their blouses.
Crime | Road rage beating victim was 'all-around nice man,' sister saysThe victim of a road rage beating in West Dundee was an "all-around nice man" who loved to be outdoors, took pride in his work, his sister says.
News | Former councilwoman's appointment to Naperville commission sparks debate over intent of term limitsA former Naperville councilwoman's appointment to the special events cultural amenities commission this week sparked debate over whether elected officials who have reached their term limit should be allowed to continue serving at the advisory level.
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- 7:25 PMOrder jersey for 51st annual Swedish Days Ride by July 1
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