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Tribune reportersWith a few more rain showers and even snow flurries predicted in the Chicago area Friday, rescue workers pulled stranded residents from their flood-damaged homes while Gov. Pat Quinn declared 38 counties state disaster areas. Gov. Quinn’s office...
Tags: Traffic, Floods, Government, Libertyville, Natural Disasters
After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
Special to the TribuneAn Algonquin man today was sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty but mentally ill in the 2010 shooting death of his father. In a plea deal with Kane County prosecutors David Szalonek, 19, of the 1400 block of Westbourne Parkway,...
Tags: Mental Health, Shootings, Prosecution, Justice System, Trials
The following items were taken from Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove and Rolling Meadows police records. Arlington Heights •Two large storefront windows at the Salvation Army store, 250 W. Rand Road, were reported damaged overnight Feb. 14 by...
Tags: Theft, Drunk Driving, Crimes, Verizon Wireless, Prosecution
It would be tough to say who — business owners or motorists — are more relieved that two major multi-million dollar road construction projects have wrapped up in McHenry County. Julie Joyce, third generation owner of The Barn Nursery and...
Highway officials, CTA, Metra and Pace are spending billions to improve roads, tracks, stations and facilitiesTribune reportersMotorists, transit riders and commuters might ask themselves a question as they edge deeper into the new year: Do they feel lucky in 2013? The year promises to be noteworthy -- and at times challenging -- considering the many transportation projects and...
Dozens of mourners gathered outside a Crystal Lake funeral home today as the remains of John Larimer were returned home after the Navy intelligence officer was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting last week. Some mourners stood with their...
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WGN Feature ReporterYou've probably seen it sitting in one of your favorite bar/restaurants over the years, but did you know the popular arcade video game Big Buck Hunter is made in Chicagoland? We stopped by Play Mechanix in Glen Ellyn today to get the grand tour....
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle and Leisure, Hunting, Gaming
TribLocal - Tinley Park » NewsA handful of TribLocal area softball standouts are seeking a national championship as the postseason begins Friday for Illinois State, DePaul and Notre Dame. ISU …...
If you ever complain about a cough, cold or the flu on Twitter or Facebook, a Baltimore startup called Sickweather.com wants your tweets and status updates. The website, which launched in November, mines social networking sites using a computer...
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