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Chicago's Best Stuff For Preschoolers

Advocates: Preschool Education Is Key

Improving education in Illinois has to start well before kindergarten, according to what a state House committee is hearing.

WBBM Newsradio–03/28/2011

Air Traffic Radar

State Senator: Send Some Air Traffic To Rockford

A state lawmaker from Rockford wants to accommodate overflow air traffic from O’Hare to an airport in his region, to try keeping money in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011

Dodge Charger High-Speed Chase Ends

Driver Arrested After Chase From Forest Park To Rockford

A driver who allegedly pointed a gun at a motorist during a high-speed chase through the western and northwestern suburbs has been arrested in Rockford.

01/28/2011

Nick Leddy

After Three Days In Minors, Leddy Called Back To Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks’ defenseman Nick Leddy is getting pretty good at making the trip between Chicago and Rockford.

01/20/2011

Jeremy Morin

Blackhawks Assign Morin To Rockford

The Chicago Blackhawks have sent rookie forward Jeremy Morin back to the Rockford IceHogs.

12/16/2010

Jeremy Morin

Blackhawks Send Morin Back To Rockford

Jeremy Morin has been making regular trips between Chicago and Rockford so far this season. And today he’ll make another trip to the Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate.

12/06/2010

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rockford Alderman Bit In Pit Bull Attack

Several people have been attacked by three pit bulls outside a Rockford store, including a city alderman and her daughter.

11/25/2010

A school bus flipped over during a tornado in northwest Illinois Monday. Six students were injured. (CBS)

Tornado Leaves Some Areas Devastated

Some areas are devastated this morning, after a tornado ripped a path through parts of northern Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010

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Blackhawks Call Up Jeremy Morin

The Rockford to Chicago express continues to run as the Blackhawks call up forward Jeremy Morin.

11/05/2010

Ben Smith

Blackhawks Call Up Ben Smith From Rockford

Ben Smith helped the Boston College Eagles to the 2010 National Championship. Now he’ll try to help the Blackhawks win games while Marian Hossa sits out with an injury.

10/29/2010

(DowntownElgin.org; Google Maps)

NW Suburb Gets Grant For Riverfront Face-Lift

A northwest suburban Chicago community will receive $8 million in state money to help revitalize its urban riverfront.

10/10/2010

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