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Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

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The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Man Claiming He Was Beaten in Jail 8 Years Ago Suing Sheriff & 5 Deputies

Man Claiming He Was Beaten in Jail 8 Years Ago Suing Sheriff & 5 Deputies

The man claims he was beaten in jail back in 2006.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
Coroner Identifies Truck Driver Found Unresponsive on I-55

Coroner Identifies Truck Driver Found Unresponsive on I-55

Preliminary autopsy results indicate the man died of natural causes, according to the coroner.
Local Jobs: ARYZTA, Kay Jewelers, Hollywood Casino Now Hiring

Local Jobs: ARYZTA, Kay Jewelers, Hollywood Casino Now Hiring

A roundup of jobs from the Web.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
Local Health Officials Investigate Rare Respiratory Illness

Local Health Officials Investigate Rare Respiratory Illness

Edward Hospital has seen more patients with respiratory illnesses in recent weeks but its unclear if they have enterovirus D68.
Trucker Charged With Killing 5 On I-55 Pleads Not Guilty

Trucker Charged With Killing 5 On I-55 Pleads Not Guilty

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was arraigned Tuesday morning.
Rare Respiratory Illness Sickens Children Across Illinois, Midwest

Rare Respiratory Illness Sickens Children Across Illinois, Midwest

Enterovirus D68 has sent hundreds of kids to the hospital in recent weeks.
Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Illinois' favorite NFL team might be obvious, but what about its favorite college team? Or favorite NFL team from a different state?
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Helping More Patients Regain Independence

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Helping More Patients Regain Independence

Ranked best in the nation by U.S. News & world Report for many years.
Minooka Dunkin' Donuts Facebook Post Causes Confusion Nationwide

Minooka Dunkin' Donuts Facebook Post Causes Confusion Nationwide

Teacher appreciation promo spread via social media.
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.