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Burlington Central wins its own MLK title again

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:42
Burlington Central's boiys basketball team won its own MLK Tournament championship for the third straight year, downing McHenry 65-40 in Monday's title game.

Palatine rallies past Buffalo Grove

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:41
With victories over Buffalo Grove and Deerfield, Palatine's girls basketball team went 3-1 in the five-team Lake Forest round-robin tournament. The Pirates raised their overall record to 16-5.

East Dundee police chief retires after 11 years

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:14
East Dundee Police Chief Terry Mee has retired from his post after devoting more than a decade to advancing and professionalizing the department.

Zion veteran who survived Pearl Harbor dies at 97

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:53
Living history chapter of those in northern Illinois who survived Pearl Harbor has come to an end with the death last week of Joe Triolo of Zion.

Roskam on immigration: 'We want those very people among us'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:15
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam of Wheaton says the nation should "not be critical of people around the world that aspire to be here," as the country grapples with the president's comments on immigration reform.

7 ways to prevent a house fire during winter

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:55
This winter, homes in Elgin, Wauconda and Naperville have been damaged or destroyed by fires involving space heaters, chimneys and decorations. Here are seven ways to make sure your home isn't next.

Arlington Heights students create lasting tribute to King

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:01
On a day when many of their peers were enjoying a day off playing in the snow, dozens of young people filled the Cardinal Room at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library on Monday to help create a lasting tribute to their community and the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Cigarette torture defendant wants statements banned from court

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:44
One of four defendants charged with kidnapping a teen in Elgin in February 2016, holding her overnight and using cigarettes to burn her shoulder tattoo wants her statements to police banned from court.

Aurorans, Metea students honor King with Day of Service

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:50
Students at Metea Valley High School in Aurora and residents throughout the city turned Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day into a Day of Service, doing good deeds at food pantries, senior centers, charitable resale shops and libraries.

Narcan now available at all Jewel-Osco stores

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:39
Jewel-Osco stores are the latest suburban drugstores to start selling naloxone, an opioid overdose nasal spray reversal drug, without a prescription.

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:29
Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46.

Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegation

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:13
Comedian Aziz Ansari has publicly responded to allegations of sexual impropriety detailed in a story published over the weekend, saying in a statement that his encounter with a woman "by all indications was completely consensual."

Woman hurt in home invasion near West Chicago

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:52
DuPage County sheriff's deputies are investigating an attack against a woman during an early morning home invasion Monday at Ethel Street and Hickory Lane near West Chicago.

At Home to replace Geneva's Gander Mountain in March

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:55
At Home, a big box home decor retailer, will take the place of Gander Mountain in Geneva this spring.

Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:13
"No, No. I'm not a racist," President Donald Trump said Sunday, after reporters asked him to respond to those who think he is. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed. That I can tell you."

What you need to know to take care of your car in the cold

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:54
Should I put earmuffs on my battery? Warm up the car? Or just floor it and hope for the best? Here are the answers to your car-care questions as we weather another big chill.

Hawaii missile alert: How 1 employee 'pushed the wrong button' and caused a wave of panic

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:52
Details are emerging on how the mistake occurred -- and what officials are doing to prevent it from happening again.

CLC's Science Building is ready for start of classes Tuesday

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:32
Workers are putting the finishing touches on the College of Lake County's new Science Building so it will be ready for students when classes begin on Tuesday.

Feder: WGN AM 720 changing Sunday afternoon lineup

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:57
WGN AM 720 is dropping its Sunday afternoon sports talk show and shifting it to the Tribune Broadcasting news/talk station's livestreaming and podcast platform, Robert Feder writes.

How professor developed a survey to explain Naperville students' stress

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 04:02
At the first State of the Kids address in Naperville, a psychology professor will share the results of a survey asking seventh- and 10th-graders the sources of their stress.
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