Archive | February, 2016

Democratic Congressional hopefuls talk gun control

The best chance of enacting stronger gun control laws in the U.S. is having a Democratic majority in Congress, say the Democratic candidates running for their party’s nomination in the 8th Congressional District. The three candidates — state Sen. Mich…

Roselle residents protest ComEd power line plan

Roselle residents held a protest Friday against ComEd’s plans to install a 9-mile-long high-voltage power line that would come right through their neighborhood, ABC 7 Chicago reported . Some homeowners near the planned West Central Transmission Line, w…

Election judges needed to work March 15 primary

Cook County Clerk David Orr encourages North and Northwest suburban Cook County voters to serve their communities and earn some money in the process by working as election judges and equipment managers in the March 15, 2016 presidential primary electio…

Schaumburg teen faces gun, drug charges

A Schaumburg teen currently on probation for misdemeanor gun possession was ordered held on a total bail of $65,000 Friday on new gun and marijuana charges. Stephon Owens, 19, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and unlaw…

Schaumburg postpones vote on Higgins Road project

Schaumburg trustees delayed approval of a cost-share agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for improvements along Higgins Road, a move that could either win them the compromise they’re seeking or cost the village more money for the s…

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