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An overflow crowd jammed into Deerfield's Village Hall Tuesday, April 22, for a forum on gun violence with state Rep. Scott Durry (D-Highwood) and Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield). | STEVE SADIN/FOR SUN-TIMES MEDIA

Deerfield gun forum draws testy, divided crowd

Twitter reacts to long wait times for Ravinia tickets

People took to Twitter to complain about how long it took to buy tickets to Ravinia Festival.

Metra announced it will close the Milwaukee Avenue crossing in downtown Libertyville between May 2 and May 7 for emergency repairs to the track. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Milwaukee Avenue Metra crossing to close for five days

The Metra train track crossing in downtown Libertyville will be closed from 9 a.m. May 2 through noon May 7 after a scheduled inspection revealed an immediate need for repairs....

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School celebrates 50th anniversary

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, part of the Trinity International University family of schools, is gearing up for its 50th anniversary celebra...

Former Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein challenges state Reps. Carol Sente and Elaine Nekritz with questions on the state's pension crisis. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Sente, Nekritz pressed on pension crisis at town hall meeting

State pension reform proved the hot topic when two local legislators and Buffalo Grove’s village president got together Tuesday for a town hall meeting.

<p>Baseball fans wait to enter Wrigley Field for the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the park, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. | AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast</p>

Wrigley Field at 100: More than just a ballpark

Wrigley Field turns 100 years old Wednesday. You probably think of it as just a ballpark which houses the Chicago Cubs but it's actually so much more.

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Simple changes to help you prevent varicose veins

Varicose veins are enlarged or damaged veins that occur near the surface of your skin. Typically, this vein disease appears most frequently in the ...

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Compromised security: How strong was that email password?

In the wake of the Heartbleed computer virus, you might have been busily changing passwords for email accounts. ProPublica explains how Heartbleed and other Internet bugs like...

<p>The sun rises over the Chicago skyline on Jan. 28, 2014. &nbsp;| &nbsp;Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images</p>

What time does Chicago get to work?

The median Chicagoan begins work at 8:02 a.m., according to data from the American Community Survey.

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Inmate on suicide watch at Lake County Jail hangs himself

A north suburban man committed suicide Friday morning by hanging himself in his cell at the Lake County Jail, an autopsy Monday has confirmed.

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Consumer tips to improve credit scores

With a strong credit score of 700 or higher, you will notice a number of financial advantages - particularly when it comes to applying for a...

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