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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
12 dead: Gunman Michael McLendon, 28, kills 11 and self in Coffee and Geneva Counties »»» 15 dead: Tim Kretschmer, 17, kills 14 near Stuttgart, Germany »»» Robert Royko, 45, son of Mike Royko pleaded guilty for attempted bank robbery »»» Illinois unemployment hits 7.9% »»» Market Holding Steady at 6930.40 »»» FDA issues peanut safety guidelines for foodmakers »»» Minneapolis Somali-Americans Recruited for Al-Qaeda-Linked Group »»» FBI: online chat rooms used to recruit? At least a dozen missing Somali worshipped at Abubakar As-Saddique mosque »»» Kucinich questions Citigroup’s $8 billion financing to Dubai & Bank of America’s $7 billion investment in China Construction Bank Corp; Kashkari warns against government micromanaging »»»
Daily Herald weekly photo contest finalists – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Arlington Heights officer of the year honored – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
The Arlington Heights Police Department and Rotary honored Sgt. Michael J. Shabez as 2008 L.W. Calderwood Officer of the Year in a luncheon Thursday at the Wellington of Arlington Restaurant.
Police blotter – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Joshua N. Wilson, 18, of the 300 block of Gierz Street, Downers Grove, was arrested around 3:20 a.m. Feb. 28 on the 0-100 block of Ferndale Road and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. His court date is March 18.
Northwest suburban health and fitness – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Events that focus on physical and mental health, well-being and fitness, including runs, walks, exercise events, classes, health screenings, mental health screenings and support information, support groups starting up, Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Northwest suburban Neighbor sports – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Tryouts and clinics for community sports groups, plus sporting events and tournaments, skate competitions, public appearances by sports stars in the area, autograph signings, sports conventions, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Police blotter – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Juveniles climbed onto the roof at Ivy Hill school, 2211 N. Burke Drive, around 6:30 p.m. March 6 and wrote graffiti on a wall surrounding an air conditioning unit.
Cook County briefs – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
With the area having escaped heavy rain overnight Tuesday, Des Plaines River water levels have peaked and begun to fall. The river peaked Tuesday afternoon at 6.65 feet and by midafternoon Wednesday had fallen to 6.51 feet.
Spotlight’s on student films at Prairie Center fest – Wed, 11 Mar 2009
At age 11, Peter Gundling of Lake Forest already has won awards at film festivals across the country �and met some of his heroes – Steven Spielberg, Art Clokey and Harold Ramis.
Naperville Irish dance school still going strong – Wed, 11 Mar 2009
Back when Barbara McNulty founded the McNulty School of Irish Dance in the basement of a Naperville home in 1971, the reels and jigs of the Emerald Isle weren’t nearly as well-known as they are today.
Elk Grove High senior takes on superintendent, school board – Tue, 10 Mar 2009
Jack Redding, 18, is not at all happy with his school board. Or his superintendent for that matter. Citing the potential for lost tax revenue, Northwest Suburban High School District 214 Superintendent David Schuler last week asked all students to support a push for an airport ring road.
Suspect in Arlington Heights home invasion held on house arrest – Wed, 11 Mar 2009
The accommodations at John Abel’s Schaumburg home surely exceed those at Cook County jail. But the 24-hour, house arrest Cook County Judge Kay Hanlon imposed on him in lieu of $500,000 bond is no less confining.
The blotter – Wed, 11 Mar 2009
Burglars broke a large window and ransacked at Hoffman Homes, 320 W. Northwest Hwy., between 6 p.m. March 3 and 7:10 a.m. March 4. Offenders tossed around a computer and monitor, pictures, phone, papers, and architectural drawings and poured liquid on a computer keyboard.