News archive from 16 July 2013

Police blotter

The following items were taken from police reports: Hinsdale •The owner of a work van reported July 8 that someone stole two boxes of power tools from his van June 27 when it was parked on the street in the 400 block of West Walnut Street....

 

The Ticket is Dallas' lone finalist for two national radio Marconi Awards

The Ticket is a finalist for two prestigious Marconi Awards, presented annually by the National Association of Broadcasters. No other Dallas-Fort Worth radio station has any finalists. This marks the seventh time 1310 The Ticket has been named a...

Dallas News, 19:00 in Sport
 

Police blotter

Tinley Park •A 21-year-old Tinley Park man and an 18-year-old New Lenox male who climbed onto the roof of a restaurant on the 16900 block of Oak Park Avenue and then tried to escape arrest were charged with criminal trespass and obstructing...

 

Argentina: Evidence of spying given to prosecutor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentina's foreign minister says a who's-who of leading figures in Argentine politics have been victims of espionage, and he has the evidence to prove it. Hector Timerman says he was handed an envelope at last week's Mercosur...

 
Shields Township supervisor aims to start food co-op

Shields Township supervisor aims to start food co-op

As the supervisor for Shields Township, Cynthia Maloney is well aware that most folks would be shocked to discover that a food desert exists amid the affluence and amenities of the North Shore. Indeed, while the township includes Lake Forest, Lake...

 

West Nile detected in Glenview

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has detected the first West Nile virus infected mosquito pools in Glenview this year. The officials announced July 10, that two pools collected by the district's scientists on July 8 tested positive for West...

 

Elevation Church wins OK for Ballantyne expansion

Elevation Church has been given the OK to build a new church in Ballantyne after the Charlotte City Council Monday unanimously approved rezoning 22 acres at Lancaster Highway and Johnston Road. The megachurch has raised $8.2 million during a capital...

 

Zimmerman's parents say son isn't racist

ORLANDO, Fla. -- George Zimmerman's parents say their son isn't a racist. Gladys and Robert Zimmerman Sr. also said Monday on ABC World News that if they had the chance they would tell Trayvon Martin's parents they are very sorry about what happened....

 

In Egypt, U.S. envoy calls for political transition, end to unrest

CAIRO - With the Obama administration facing recriminations across Egypt for its response to the July 3 military coup, a top U.S. diplomat began a two-day visit to Cairo on Monday to press for a halt to violence and a swift transition to a new...

 

Colstrip unit shut for estimated 6 months

HELENA, Mont. -- One of the Colstrip power plant's four units is down and may take six months and $30 million to fix. The outage is described in an internal Public Service Commission email Monday, from notes on a telephone conversation between a PSC...

 
Mayor Bloomberg heats up Bronx-Queens rivalry for Major League Soccer stadium 

Mayor Bloomberg heats up Bronx-Queens rivalry for Major League Soccer stadium 

OFFICIALS on both sides of the Whitestone Bridge ramped up their inter-borough soccer rivalry Monday, one day after Mayor Bloomberg suggested that a new Major League Soccer franchise will get its kicks in the Bronx, not Queens. The mayor said in his...

 

What we think: Calm, conversation need to follow Zimmerman verdict

It's over. And for those who felt certain that George Zimmerman was guilty of murder when he shot Trayvon Martin last year, the verdict in Zimmerman's trial - his acquittal on all charges - is a bitter, bitter pill to swallow. The reaction has...

 

Metta World Peace to the New York Knicks, Lakers gain slight savings

It didn't take long for Metta World Peace to find a new home. On Monday, World Peace agreed to join the New York Knicks on a two-year deal worth $3.3 million. The veteran forward specifically will make $1,591,650 for the coming season. The Lakers cut...

 

Letters to the editor: Zimmerman trial ends but not the discussions

If there is blame to be placed in the process of the George Zimmerman trial, it should be on the writers of the Florida law governing such a situation. When a task force was convened last year to review the statute that includes self-defense and the...

 

Facts and law trumped philosophy

Outrage by many, and relief by others, are among the array of feelings generated from the acquittal of George Zimmerman. While it is never appropriate to be dismissive of the concerns and feelings of others, it is always constructive to deal with...

 

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