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Feb 28 2015 | 8:20 pm - Three people were hospitalized after an explosion Saturday morning at a packaging factory in Elk Grove Village. The Elk Grove Fire Department responded to Clear Lam, 1950 Pratt Blvd., at 11:11 a.m. for a report of an activated fire alarm, Battalion...
Feb 27 2015 | 3:29 pm - When Violet Zimmanck and her husband moved to Rolling Meadows in 1955, there were only three houses on their block. “We watched them all come up around us,” said Zimmanck, who at 97 years old still lives in same house. She and other...
Feb 27 2015 | 9:41 pm - No matter who wins the April 7 election for village board in Arlington Heights, the village won’t have term limits for elected officials anytime soon, unless a resident takes up the cause. None of the six candidates running for four seats on...
Feb 26 2015 | 11:41 pm - Does the solution to a 31-year-old North Carolina cold case lie in Streamwood? Law enforcement and child welfare authorities hope a newly reconstructed photo of a teenager — who died in 1984 and who may have attended Streamwood High School...
Feb 26 2015 | 5:29 pm - An Aurora man was arrested this week after police said he downloaded and distributed hundreds of child pornography pictures. Niraj V. Patel, of the 3600 block of Gabrielle Lane in Aurora, was arrested after a seven-month investigation, according to...
Feb 26 2015 | 6:14 pm - A counselor at Northwest Suburban High School District 214 recently was chosen as a semifinalist for 2015 School Counselor of the Year and celebrated in Washington, D.C. by Michelle Obama and others at the White House. Dustin Seemann was honored at...
Feb 25 2015 | 1:57 pm - Arlington Heights has released a proposed $119.3 million budget for an 8-month transition period as the village shifts from a fiscal year to a calendar year financial schedule. The budget includes funding for several infrastructure projects,...
Feb 24 2015 | 5:34 am - While suburban residents have tried to stay indoors as much as possible during the recent subzero temperatures, most animals in the area don't have that choice. For most wild animals, this is another Chicago winter as usual and experts say that...
Feb 24 2015 | 1:58 pm - Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 officials are proposing $10 million to $12 million worth of additions to Ivy Hill and Olive-Mary Stitt elementary schools to solve what they say are overcrowded classrooms.
Feb 20 2015 | 12:05 am - Northwest Suburban High School District 214 discussed preliminary guidelines for its 2015-2016 budget on Thursday night, but officials uncertainty in Springfield about school funding may make the process more difficult. “There’s an...