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Apr 24, 2014The youngest students in Woodland Elementary District 50 are "Growing up Green," and the practices associated with the effort have received national recognition. Woodland Primary this week was among 48 schools in the country, and the only one in Illinois, ...Leave a comment

Apr 24, 2014Des Plaines is expanding its business incentive programs that until now have been restricted to downtown businesses. The programs will offer grants for eligible businesses citywide who install new awnings, improve building facades, or make interior ...Leave a comment

Apr 24, 2014Although the complete NFL schedule is not due to be released until 7 p.m., there are a few details about the Bears' schedule that have leaked. According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, the Bears will play the Lions in Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.Leave a comment

Apr 23, 2014Allegations painting a culture of patronage hiring in Gov. Pat Quinn's administration became an election-year obstacle for the Chicago Democrat on Wednesday as good government groups raised concerns about the potential for corruption and his ...Leave a comment

Apr 23, 2014Future residents can begin leasing apartments at Arlington Downs as early as next week, officials announced on Wednesday morning along with giving more details about the massive redevelopment project. Arlington Heights business leaders and politicians ...Leave a comment

Apr 23, 2014Bond was set at $125,000 Wednesday for a Mount Prospect man charged with possession of child pornography. Thomas Perry, 68, of the 1100 block of Boxwood Drive, faces one felony count after police said he downloaded numerous pornographic images ...Leave a comment

Apr 23, 2014A Lake County judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors don't have to reoffer the plea deal that was rejected months earlier by a Round Lake Park man charged in the murder of a teen over the way he wore his hat. Judge Daniel Shanes said Jose ...Leave a comment

Apr 23, 2014Lake County prosecutors focused on blood stains, DNA and a flat tire during the second day of testimony in the trial of a Chicago man accused of killing a Waukegan business owner in 1994. Police officers recounted how blood stains inside the Grand ...Leave a comment