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04/08/14 Rosemont hotel complex to reopen as 2 separate hotels
By Christopher Placek - Owners of a shuttered hotel near the Allstate Arena in Rosemont hope to renovate and reopen it by this summer. But when the venue does reopen, it will actually be two hotels, officials say: a 200-room Hyatt Place Hotel and a separate "select... FULL STORY
04/04/14 Dawn Patrol: Huge pollution settlement includes West Chicago
By Christopher Placek and Lee Filas - Environmental settlement includes former West Chicago sites. Vallas doesn't want local schools to pay for pensions. 3 hurt in St. Charles-area rollover crash. Waukegan man sentenced to 59 years in jail. Algonquin car-in-pond victim in critical... FULL STORY
04/04/14 West Chicago asks Congress for $15 million to clean up former Kerr-McGee site
By Christopher Placek - West Chicago officials are asking the federal government for a $15 million reimbursement that they say will allow a stalled environmental cleanup project at the former Kerr-McGee factory site to be completed. An environmental response trust... FULL STORY
04/04/14 Revolutionary War veterans to be honored Sunday in Elk Grove Village
By Christopher Placek - Organizers of the Illinois Sons of the American Revolution plan to install a historical marker Sunday at an Elk Grove Village cemetery recognizing two Revolutionary War figures buried there. It's the group's first such historical... FULL STORY
04/04/14 Des Plaines aldermen dropped from suit alleging religious discrimination
By Christopher Placek - Five Des Plaines aldermen who voted last year against plans for a Bosnian Islamic center have been dropped as defendants in a lawsuit alleging they violated rights to religious freedom. A federal judge ruled that the aldermen are entitled to... FULL STORY
04/03/14 3 hurt in St. Charles-area rollover crash
By Christopher Placek - Three people were taken to the hospital with injuries as a result of a rollover crash Thursday night near St. Charles, authorities said. The two-car crash, in which one vehicle rolled over, occurred about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Route 64 and... FULL STORY
04/03/14 Saying goodbye to Des Plaines' hero dog
By Christopher Placek - Zurich, a Des Plaines dog who received national recognition in O 2011 by winning the American Humane Association's Hero Dog Award for service dogs, died this week at the age of 11. FULL STORY
04/03/14 Palatine man arrested after drug sting
By Christopher Placek - A Palatine man is facing charges after he tried to sell drugs to an undercover police officer, authorities said Thursday. Palatine police said they set up a sting about 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 1000 block of West Lake-Cook Road in Arlington Heights,... FULL STORY
04/03/14 Muslim leaders honor Cardinal George
By Christopher Placek - Cardinal Francis George was recognized Wednesday by Chicago-area Muslim leaders for helping improve dialogue between Muslims and Catholics during his tenure as archbishop. Officials with the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago say... FULL STORY
04/02/14 iFly facilities nearing completion in Rosemont, Naperville
By Christopher Placek - Visitors to two new businesses in Rosemont and Naperville will soon be able to fly -- if but for a moment, and with the help of some high-powered fans. Construction on the two iFly indoor sky diving facilities -- each one about 7,000... FULL STORY
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