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Traffic crackdowns in many Northwest suburbs
Traffic crackdowns funded with federal grant money putting extra police on the streets with overtime pay are going on in many Northwest suburbs through Memorial Day.
Sun May 19, 2013
No injuries in Palatine condo fire
The Palatine Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire at a two-story, 24-unit condo building at 516 N. Wilke Road, according to a news release.
Sat May 18, 2013
Defence Industry Daily
Royal Guard: LAIRCM Systems for Oman & Qatar's VVIP Jets
On May 15/13, the US DSCA announced a pair of official export requests to provide and install Northrop Grumman's AN/AAQ-24 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures , for use on Oman and Qatar's royal flight VVIP jets.
Thu May 16, 2013
Elk Grove woman killed while biking a 'careful rider'
Rosaleen Waters, left, with her niece and goddaughter, Kiera Shorey. Waters died Tuesday morning after she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle across Higgins Road near Route 53 on the Busse Woods Trail.
Tue May 14, 2013
Daley nephew trial expected next year, grand jury still working
The involuntary manslaughter trial of Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko, the nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley accused in the death of 21-year-old David Koschman, won't happen till next year, the judge in the case said Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Police Blotter: DUIs and Driving on Suspended License
Traffic Arrest Michael W. Brown, 23, 2304 Algonquin Road #7, Rolling Meadows, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Route 12 at Cuba Road, May 13.
Misericordia says thanks for donations
On April 26 and 27 thousands of volunteers were out on the streets and in front of stores in Chicago and the suburbs handing out Jelly Belly jelly beans in exchange for donations to Misericordia Home.
Fri May 10, 2013
Arlington Heights Barricade Suspect Charged with Reckless Discharge of Firearm
The man who barricaded himself in his condo, and caused numerous police agencies to descend on downtown Arlington Heights Saturday night has been charged by the Cook County State's Attorney, according to an Arlington Heights Police media release.
Wed May 08, 2013
Death Notices 5-9-13
CARPENTER Maxine Carpenter, 97, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of the Long Point, Ancona area, died Wednesday, May 1, in Colorado.
End Users' Needs Inspire Machine Builder's Inventions
Most machine builders try to meet the needs of their end users. Few are started by one guy bringing a problem to two engineers, who solve it, and then start a company with their client that goes on to tackle problems in a succession of industries over the next 50 years.
Michigan woman charged in 1979 Inverness murder
More than 30 years after intruders shot Inverness commodities broker Carl Gaimari to death during a home invasion on April 30, 1979, authorities charged the victim's wife, Jacquelyn Greco, with his murder.
The Business Ledger
MYR Group names COO to lead subsidiaries
Globe Newswire ROLLING MEADOWS -- MYR Group Inc., a specialty contractor serving the electrical infrastructure market, said Chief Operating Officer Richard S. Swartz, Jr., has been promoted to the position of President of MYR subsidiary companies Sturgeon Electric Company Inc., The L.E. Myers Co., Harlan Electric Company and Hawkeye Construction, ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Warriors Send 3 Gymnasts to State Meet
Brian Spinello qualified for two events in the State Gymnastics Meet in today's Sectional at Mundelein while Jeff Spinello and Jack Schneider will compete in one each.
Thu May 02, 2013
Woman charged with robbing 14-year-old who contacted her for sex...
A 22-year-old Milwaukee woman who authorities say agreed to have sex with a Prospect Heights 14-year-old who contacted her through a website faces felony charges after Cook County prosecutors say she pepper sprayed him and stole several items, including a piggy bank with an unknown amount of money.
Wed May 01, 2013
Two years for Streamwood man, 53, who sent love notes to girl, 9
A 53-year-old Streamwood man who wrote poems to a 9-year-old girl in the school where he worked and looked in her bedroom window was sentenced today to two years in prison.
Two New Studies on Dabigatran Etexilate (Pradaxa(r)) and Intracranial ...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - The Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group is pleased to announce publication of two new studies on dabigatran etexilate and intracranial hemorrhage: one in the Journal of Neurosurgery and the other in Neurosurgical Focus .
Report: Palatine Needs More Senior Housing in Future
The village of Palatine is hoping to use data collected from a regional report to help plan for its future housing needs.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Preckwinkle: Economic development efforts must be regional
Investing in education and infrastructure is the key to economic growth in Cook County, coupled with a focus on the region and not just Chicago, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Tuesday during a business luncheon in Palatine.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Rolling Meadows schools rally to help 8-year-old burn victim
Students from two Rolling Meadows grade schools and their families will come together Tuesday night to help an 8-year-old classmate recovering from severe burns suffered in a household accident.
Buffalo Grove Man Charged with Child Pornography
A Buffalo Grove resident faces felony child pornography charges after numerous images were recovered from one of his home computers, according to the office of Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez.