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Arlington Heights Case Anniversary: Why Business Conservatives Should Rethink The Sessions Nomination

Thomas A. Saenz | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Thomas A. Saenz

There are many strong reasons to oppose Sessions' confirmation, but one for business conservatives to seriously consider arises from a case whose anniversary arrives just as the senator's confirmation hearings begin.

Scholars in the Trenches: WWII Battle of the Bulge 70th Anniversary December 16, 1944-January 25, 1945

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.31.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

As 70th anniversary remembrances wind down, the Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Campaign, remains the U.S. Army's bloodiest, longest, largest land battle.

We Went to IKEA

Jan Folkertsma Schichtel | Posted 10.28.2014 | Chicago
Jan Folkertsma Schichtel

I had come to IKEA expecting to have a European experience. It was, instead, an affirmation of so much of what we take for granted as Americans: low prices, lots of choices, and mindless indulgence in the face of potential safety hazards.

7 Small Illinois Cities Prove They Have Big Value

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.05.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Sometimes it feels like Chicago gets all the love from national media -- but the rest of the country recognizes Illinois' small towns, too, for their picturesque landscapes, cultural hubs and friendly populations.

Best of the Best: Ten Best Illinois Cities for Unemployment in December

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

All of those cities are way above the statewide unemployment rate of 8.6 percent, meaning there has to be some good cities in Illinois for unemployment.

Homeless Woman Finds Housing -- Thanks To Twitter

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

A homeless suburban Chicago woman who tweeted her experiences was not only able to find support and housing through the social networking site, but ha...

Anti-LGBT Group's Banquet Draws Protest, Vandalism

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

A banquet hosted by a "hate group" in honor of an Evangelical leader tied to a controversial Ugandan anti-gay bill drew protests from LGBT activists i...

Man Who Returned $17K Fined For Lying About Where He Found The Money

Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

Next time he may not be such a good samaritan. A man who returned $17,021 that he discovered in a plastic bag near an ATM has been fined $500 for...

Man Accused Of Killing Father Had A History Of Violence, Police Say

Palatine, IL Patch | Brian Slupski | Email the Author | 2:13pm | Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

Arlington Heights Police Cmdr. Kenneth Galinski said 66-year-old Stuart Cole and his son had a past history of violence. Cole was beaten to death M...

LISTEN: Woman Admits On Tape Murder Of Ex-Bears Player's Girlfriend

Deerfield, IL Patch | Natalie Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

According to prosecutors, Marni Yang made one “big mistake” when it came to her plan to murder 42-year-old Rhoni Reuter back in 2007: she told her...

Teen Burglar Kills Goldfish Because He Didn't Want To Leave Any Witnesses, Cops Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police are calling a January burglary of a northwest suburban home "disturbing"--not just because of the stolen goods, but because the young burglars ...

When The Who Came to Town

Robert Loerzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Loerzel

Once upon a time, a brash young rock band from England descended on Chicago's northwest suburbs, smashing guitars and making a loud and rebellious racket. Forty years later, fans vividly remember when the Who came to town.

Man's Lower Body Found In Arlington Heights, Upper Body Found In Cook County

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Arlington Heights police found one half of the torso. Cook County sheriff's and forest preserve police found the other. Now they're trying to figure o...

Beer-Can Ban Arlington Heights: Town Considers Large Beer-Can Prohibition

Chicago Tribune | Graydon Megan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Under consideration is a ban on sales of individual large cans of beer and similar single servings of alcoholic beverages at grocery and liquor stores...