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Wife of toll worker killed in Aurora-area crash files lawsuit
The wife of an Illinois Tollway worker who died in a fiery January crash on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora is suing the truck driver charged with causing the crash and the trucking company that employed him.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Wrong-Way Driver Dies After Causing Five-Vehicle Crash
The crash happened about 12:15 p.m., when a 51-year-old man from Palatine was driving northwest in the southeast-bound lanes of Rand Road between Thomas and Dryden avenues, according to a statement from Arlington Heights police.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to
Golden opportunity: The world of prize fighting is the setting of Laura Lapidus ' latest role.
Teen dies after hit by Metra train near Taft High School
A 17-year-old boy who apparently was headed to Taft High School when he was struck and killed by a Metra train near the Norwood Park station this morning has been identified, officials said.
CPS Teachers and Parents Boycott the ISATs
In a brave move last week teachers at Saucedo Scholastic Academy, a neighborhood school in Little Village, decided that they would protest administering the Illinois Standard Achievement Tests .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Artwork from Oakton students on display
Artwork from students at Oakton Community College is now on display at the Brickton Art Center in Park Ridge as part of a special exhibit, The Nature Project.
District 214 names new administrators
The High School District 214 Board of Education has appointed two veteran educators to administrative roles focused on math, science and technical education.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Bellar challenges Gorman for Cook County Board's 17th District
The contest to represent the Cook County Board's 17th District in the March 18 Republican primary pits conservative challenger Barbara Bellar of Burr Ridge against Elizabeth Doody Gorman of Orland Park, seeking her fourth term.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Opening Date Set for Mariano's in Western Springs
A new Mariano's in Western Springs will open next week. Mariano's will open its newest store at 14 Garden Market St. in Western Springs on March 11 at 6 a.m., according to a Friday announcement on the Mariano's Facebook page.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Teen Airlifted After Accident at Raging Buffalo Snowboard Park
A 17-year-old employee at Raging Buffalo Snowboard and Ski Park in Algonquin was airlifted to an area hospital Sunday after he became stuck in a conveyer lift at the park, according to a Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District press release.
Worker's arm caught in gear shaft at Algonquin snowboard park; Raging ...
A snowboard and ski park in northwest suburban Algonquin was shut down Saturday afternoon after an employee's arm was caught in a gear shaft.
Snowboard Park Shutdown After Worker's Arm Caught In Gear Shaft
A snowboard and ski park in northwest suburban Algonquin was shut down Sunday afternoon after an employee's arm was caught in a gear shaft.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
HUGE Schedule to Herald Daylight Savings Weekend
If it's daylight savings time, can the Spring thaw be far behind? Whatever, there's lots of live music from which to choose.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Concealed carry law tests whether guns, God mix
Meanwhile the Catholic Conference of Illinois - the public policy arm of Catholic bishops here - and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Metropolitan Chicago Synod, which represents 200 congregations, have issued no directives requiring churches to allow or prohibit handguns.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Mom's frantic 911 call released in Park Ridge kidnapping
ABC7 has obtained a copy of the 911 call a frantic mother made after a carjacker drove off with her 5-year-old son in the back seat.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Mount Pleasant spec building to kick off 60-acre industrial park
Aerial photo of the land in Mount Pleasant that Land and Lakes Development Co. is planning for a business park Construction is expected to start this spring on the first manufacturing building in a 60-acre business park that Illinois-based Land and Lakes Development Co.
Down 30% - Time To Buy Roundy's?
As long time Detroit Bear followers know, I keep a keen eye on Roundy's . Since my last article on the grocer, shares are down a whopping 30%.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Northfield Mariano's Opens Tuesday
Mariano's is opening its first North Shore store Tuesday morning at 1822 Willow Rd. in Northfield.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Man Arrested In Park Ridge Carjacking, Kidnapping
An Evanston man has been arrested in Thursday's abduction of a 5-year-old boy, Park Ridge police said Saturday morning.