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Facebook Suspension: Student Gets Suspended For Slamming Teacher On Facebook

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Oak Forest family is mulling legal options after their son was suspended from Oak Forest High School last week for posting critical comments about ...

Minivan Meth Lab: Two Men Charged In Meth Lab Operation

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two Glenwood men have been charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of the minivan they drove and the south suburban home they rented. Kevi...

Cicero Fire: 911 Calls Raise Even More Questions (AUDIO)

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Among the calls and transmissions recorded early Sunday morning by Cicero's 911 emergency center is a chilling realization: "Twelve, I got some peopl...

Tony Rezko's Mansion For Sale: Wilmette Home On Market For $3.5M

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The 30-room mansion in Wilmette that convicted developer and political fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko had owned until he lost it to foreclosure last y...

Vito Scavo Gets Six Years: Ex Melrose Park Police Chief Convicted Of Extortion

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Melrose Park Police Chief Vito Scavo was sentenced to six years in prison today for extorting business owners in town to hire his private secur...

Evanston High School On Lockdown After Gun Threat

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Evanston Township High School is on lockdown today after someone called and said he would open fire at the school, a spokeswoman for the high school s...

'Blues Brothers' Mall Slated For Demolition

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The long abandoned Dixie Square Mall, where the Blues Brothers famously filmed a police chase, has a new developer who plans to demolish the shuttered...

Niles Girl, 8, Accidentally Shot In Face By Teen Brother

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An 8-year-old Niles girl is recovering Sunday night after her 13-year-old brother accidentally shot her in the face while they were playing with what ...

Northbrook Police's Gun Giveaway Program Under Fire

Ellen Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ellen Gill

Many residents of Northbrook and the surrounding suburbs are upset about the gun giveaway because it will put more weapons in our neighborhood.

Massive Indoor Sports Facility Opening

Daily Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Whether their game is basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse or a host of other sports, club teams and leagues throughout the Barrington area and be...

Billboards Press Bean On Global Warming

Daily Herald | Russell Lissau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than two weeks before the election, a well-known environmental group is trying to publicly pin down U.S. Rep. Melissa Bean on global warming. Gr...