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Sears closing its Woodfield Mall store

The Schaumburg store is the company’s last location in Illinois.

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IHSA sanctions Naperville Central; 17 football wins forfeited

The Illinois High School Association has sanctioned the Naperville Central High School football team for violations of its transfer bylaws.

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Glenbrook North grieves student-athlete Dylan Buckner

Glenbrook North Principal Jason Markey had to break devastating news Thursday night: Senior star student-athlete Dylan Buckner had died.

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Girlfriend of man fatally shot by Waukegan police addresses rally from hospital bed

"Don’t allow them to do this to us. No justice, no peace. I won’t sleep until Marcellis [Stinnette Jr.] gets justice," Tafara Williams, who was also wounded in the shooting, told the crowd.

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Sam Elias, who brought WhirlyBall to Chicago, has died at 59

He died of cancer at home in Northbrook while listening to his favorite music — the Grateful Dead. He got hooked on WhirlyBall after his wife took him to play for his 30th birthday.

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Rabbi Mark Shapiro, who led Glenview synagogue for nearly 4 decades, dead at 85

He started as rabbi of an older West Side synagogue that merged in 1965 with a newer Reform Jewish synagogue to form Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim.

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Volo Auto Museum mourns death of co-founder

Bill Grams, 77, died of a heart attack Tuesday. He and his younger brother, Greg, founded the museum in 1960.

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McHenry Outdoor Theater to reopen, bringing moviegoing back to Chicago area

The northwest suburban drive-in will show ‘The Flintstones’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ on Friday and Saturday, with many new regulations in place.

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Clark Weber, legendary Chicago disc jockey, dies at 89

Weber first rose to fame at Top 40 powerhouse WLS 890-AM, starting in 1961.

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Crystal Lake house where A.J. Freund died demolished

In April, Andrew "AJ" Freund’s parents reported him missing, saying they had last seen him while putting him to bed.