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Lance Cpl. Nickolas Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, died Nov. 5. (Photo: Facebook)

Recently-Deployed Marine From Elmwood Park Killed In Combat

A family and a village mourn the life of a man who only a few weeks into active duty as a U.S. Marine was killed in combat in Afghanistan.

11/08/2011

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Preckwinkle: Charge Unincorporated Residents For Sheriff’s Police Protection

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Tuesday that residents in unincorporated Cook County are getting a free ride and taking the rest of county taxpayers for a ride, when it comes to police protection.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

A dentist from the Showa University Dentistry School demonstrates a treatment on a dental patient robot named Hanako Showa, at the University’s dental clinic in Tokyo on March 25, 2010. Japan’s robot maker Tmsuk and the Showa University unveiled the dental patient robot to be used for student training, which imitates human reactions such as coughing, tongue movement and pain reaction. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

County Commissioners Want Better Dental Care For Kids

A group of Cook County commissioners and dental experts on Monday will push to expand spending on dental care for children.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2011