If term limits were in Springfield, a third of legislators would have to leave
Clockwise from top left, Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Dan Rutherford and Bruce Rauner are seeking the Republican nomination for governor.
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Lawmakers differ on big bill to move I-90 water pipe
A Northwest suburban lawmaker thinks the Illinois tollway could have been more helpful to ratepayers faced with a $73 million bill to relocate a water pipe in the way of I-90 expansion.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Buffalo Grove may add stormwater fee
Public Works Director Mike Reynolds at the recent village board committee of the whole meeting, explained that, “Buffalo Grove and many communities in the Chicago area and statewide are experiencing increasing issues with flooding drainage.” The goal of the fee, he said, is to generate enough revenue to satisfy operational needs and ... (more)
Hoffman Estates teacher's aide faces child porn charges
A 34-year-old Hoffman Estates man who works as an aide at a school for special needs children in Palatine is charged with child pornography after authorities found “numerous” pornographic images of children on a computer seized Thursday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bartlett police name officer of 2013
Crowley implemented a crisis intervention team last year. The department recognized her guidance and “invaluable training” for the team in a news release Thursday.
Hoffman Estates Loyal Parents host Spring Craft and Vendor Fair
If anyone is looking to get a head start on shopping for Mother's Day, Father's Day, upcoming graduations or prom, Hoffman Estates High School's booster program will host an event that not only benefits students, but also helps find that perfect gift.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Hoffman Estates teen gets six years for robberies
A Hoffman Estates teen was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison after pleading guilty to a pair of armed robberies that occurred within days of each other last September.
Hoffman Estates approves $35,000 contract for Smash Mouth
Hoffman Estates trustees have approved a $35,000 contract for the internationally known rock band Smash Mouth to perform as the headline act at Northwest Fourth Fest on Saturday, July 5. The San Jose, Calif.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lawyers announce judicial recommendations
The Council rates candidates as “well qualified,” “qualified” or “not qualified.” Candidates who do not submit credentials to the Council are rated “not recommended.” For vacancies on the Appellate Court, whose first judicial district incorporates Cook County, the CCL found John B. Simon well ... (more)
Duckworth, federal officials wona t visit Paralympic Games
The delegation of federal government officials led by U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth that was planning to go Sochi, Russia, for the Paralympic Games won't be making the trip, Duckworth said.
Negotiations with tollway whittled cost from moving pipeline
Oh to be in the room when Northwest Cook County mayors learned it would cost millions to move a water pipe in the way of I-90 expansion.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Suburban Ukrainians worried about Russiaa s actions Updated Mar 2,...
Members of the suburban Ukrainian community said Sunday they are sad, angry and fearful about the escalating political and military tensions between the Ukraine and Russia.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Kids learn to play hockey in Hoffman Estates
Evan Sher, 5, of Hanover Park, learns to stay up on his skates using an orange traffic cone at USA Hockey's annual Try Hockey For Free event at the Triphahn Center on Saturday in Hoffman Estates.
New owner brings fresh perspective to Muller Auto Group
Master technician Dave Wiegel checks the diagnostics on a car in the service department of Muller Auto Group in Highland Park.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Two plead guilty in Hoffman Estates robbery
Two teenagers charged with a September 2012 armed robbery in Hoffman Estates pleaded guilty Thursday and were sentenced to prison.
How I-90 tollway project could raise water rates
Northwest Cook County residents could face higher water costs to help pay for relocating a massive pipe carrying Lake Michigan water that's in the way of the Illinois tollway's I-90 widening project.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Hoffman Estates mayor touts new interchange, Sears Centre improvements
Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod gives his state of the village address to members of the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce at the Sears Centre Arena Club.
Get set for spring with activities in the Cook County forest preserves
Like to shoot pictures of nature? This Eastern Black Swallowtail butterfly was shot sitting on a clover blossom in the Grassy Ridge Meadow Forest Preserve in Hoffman Estates, where a Photo Meet-Up will be held on May 24. After a cold and snowy winter, the Forest Preserves of Cook County are offering a cure for cabin fever.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
'Annie' opens March 7 at Hoffman Estates H.S.
Ian Joseph as Oliver Warbucks, Kendra Alexander as Grace Ferrell; and Rebecca Fuscone as Annie in the Hoffman Estates High School production of “Annie.” Costumes courtesy of Mrs. Ecker and the Hoffman Estates High School Fashion class.
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SVN Crossroads to manage Hoffman Estates, Ill., center
Caruso Development has awarded the property management contract for Barrington Square, a 101,500-sq.-ft.