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Residents Object to Gas Plant Near Crystal Lake

Residents Object to Gas Plant Near Crystal Lake

unable to retrieve full-text content A community meeting was held Thursday for residents to air their feelings about a proposed natural gas plant in Oakwood Hills. Neighbors fear pollution, water problems, extra noise and traffic.

Rauner’s "Headlines" Ad Questioned for Accuracy

Rauner’s "Headlines" Ad Questioned for Accuracy

A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring — and even making up — headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about his opponent. Businessman Bruce Rauner’s 30-second commercial called “Headlines,” released this week, overlays what appear to be newspaper headlines over black-and-white images of Democratic Gov.

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

Seven-year-old Adam Broderson, who suffers from a heart defect, got to live out a dream Thursday. Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/blogs/making-a-difference/Sick-Suburban-Boy-Becomes-a-Cop-for-a-Day/268540692 Copy Close Embed this video Replay The Buffalo Grove Police Department had a new top cop on Wednesday.

Auction House Offers Jordan’s $33 Million Bulls Contract

Auction House Offers Jordan’s $33 Million Bulls Contract

Michael Jordan remains the highest paid player for a single season in NBA history. A Dallas-based auction house is offering for sale one of the most significant contracts in NBA history.

7-Year-Old Boy With Heart Defect Becomes Cop for a Day

7-Year-Old Boy With Heart Defect Becomes Cop for a Day

When 7-year-old Adam Brodersen wrote a letter in his first-grade class about his dreams of becoming a police officer, the young boy, who suffers from a rare and complex heart defect, never could have imagined what would come next. Adam’s parents posted the letter to Facebook after they saw it hanging on a wall at Paddock School in Palatine and the letter was later shared with members of the Buffalo Grove Police Department, who then took action, according to the Daily Herald.

Willis Siblings Advance on "America’s Got Talent"

Willis Siblings Advance on "America’s Got Talent"

The Willis Clan advanced to the next round on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” Wednesday after mixed reviews from the judges’ panel. All were in favor except Heidi Klum, arguing that “vocally, they’re not strong enough.” But Howard Stern defended the Von Trapp-esque band of 12 siblings, calling them “the cutest damn act ever.” The telegenic group — ranging in age from 3 to 22 — performed a country rendition of Owl City’s “Fireflies,” and exuding enough homespun charisma to melt Stern’s cynical heart, the vocals were a bit strained.

Opinion: Durbin’s Right on Corporations Fleeing America

Opinion: Durbin’s Right on Corporations Fleeing America

Let’s get one thing straight, right off the bat: any company making billions in profit year after year is not unduly suffering from paying too much in taxes.  This is especially true for companies with a business model that requires large payments from the U.S. government for the products it sells.

$1M Bail For Man Charged With Murder of Simeon Student

$1M Bail For Man Charged With Murder of Simeon Student

A man charged in the shooting death of a Simeon Career Academy sophomore football player was ordered held Thursday on $1 million bail. Kenneth K.

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