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The two nurses held hostage at Delnor Hospital earlier this month have filed a federal lawsuit against Kane County, alleging authorities failed to properly restrain an inmate who went on to rape and torture one of them. Full Story
A $25 million study of a northern Route 53 extension will include all options, not just the parkway plan local leaders previously envisioned. The study will take four to five years, keeping the project on the front burner even though some Lake County leaders want it killed. Full Story
Funeral services have been scheduled Friday and Saturday for 2-year-old Levi Cruz of Carpentersville, who died Monday after being struck by a vehicle. Full Story
Aon Hewitt, which has offices in Lincolnshire and Chicago, has been undergoing an untold number of layoffs across the company, a company spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Full Story
Video: The Joker, the newest ride at Six Flags Great America, adds a new twist to the happy combination of ripping speed and sheer terror that only roller coasters provide: spinning. Lots of spinning. Full Story
Looking for more help at wide receiver, the Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with former New York Giants star Victor Cruz on a one-year NFL contract, team officials announced Thursday. Full Story
Palatine has allowed the India Bhawan restaurant to temporarily reopen after submitting a plan to village government addressing alleged code violations over food safety and other issues. Full Story
Ribfest in Naperville will host the final qualifier for the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Championship, giving the male and female winners a chance to compete at the national event. Full Story
Glen Ellyn neighbors have filed a lawsuit against the village and developers to try to block construction of a gas station near their homes. The legal fight comes after months of emotional debate, several protests and marathon public hearings on the project that calls for building a gas station and convenience store. Full Story
Chicago-based Me-TV FM, launched in 2015 on a low-power leased signal at WRME LP 87.7 and immediately embraced by a large and loyal audience of baby boomers, has signed a deal to to syndicate the soft rock/oldies format across the country. Full Story
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