News archive from 22 January 2013

Harkless waiting for coach to call his number

Magic rookie SF Maurice Harkless is a member of "The Breakfast Club," a group of fellow young players who frequently work out in the mornings before practices or on off-days. "It's for young guys, so we can speed up the learning...

 

Cowboys' Witten among three finalists for NFL Man of the Year award

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals, Joe Thomas of the Cleveland Browns and Jason Witten of the Dallas Cowboys are finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award will be presented in New Orleans, when The...

Dallas News, 17:02 in Sport
 
Obama girls to hit teen milestones in White House

Obama girls to hit teen milestones in White House

WASHINGTON -- On the inaugural platform for the second time, 14-year-old Malia Obama and 11-year-old Sasha looked more mature than four years ago, but still seemed unaffected by their global TV audience. Meanwhile, fashion-watchers were tweeting about...

 

New mayor takes over in Lombard

Lombard Trustee Bill Ware has become acting village president, fulfilling a compromise agreement under which he and Trustee Peter Breen split the remaining term of longtime President William "Bill" Mueller, who died last August. After...

 

Northbrook man supplies baseball equipment to Kenyan youth

A Northbrook chiropractor has been spreading "America's pastime" in the bush country of Kenya, providing baseball gear to Maasai youth. The idea started in the fall of 2011 when Warren Bruhl, 48, joined fellow chiropractors on a mission trip...

 
Horford, Pargo help Hawks rally past Minnesota

Horford, Pargo help Hawks rally past Minnesota

ATLANTA -- Al Horford scored a season-high 28 points, Jannero Pargo had 16 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a two-game slide with a 104-96 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday. Derrick Williams finished with 17 points and Jose Barea had 14...

 
NY Rangers beginning to feel added pressure after 0-2 start to lockout-shortened season  

NY Rangers beginning to feel added pressure after 0-2 start to lockout-shortened season  

The Rangers were winless through their first three games last season before reaching the Eastern Conference finals. In the lockout-shortened 1994-95 season, the eventual Stanley Cup champion New Jersey Devils were winless through their first four....

Daily News, 17:05 in Sport
 
Elton John paid just $31,660 for surrogate to deliver his newborn son: report 

Elton John paid just $31,660 for surrogate to deliver his newborn son: report 

Elton John became a daddy again for a song. The 65-year-old multi-millionaire singer and his husband David Furnish paid only $31,660 to a surrogate to deliver their second son, Britain’s The Sun newspaper reported. Their new baby boy, 8-lb., 4-oz....

 
‘One Tree Hill’ actress Jana Kramer engaged to country singer Brantley Gilbert 

‘One Tree Hill’ actress Jana Kramer engaged to country singer Brantley Gilbert 

"One Tree Hill" actress and country singer Jana Kramer got engaged on Sunday to another country star, Brantley Gilbert. Gilbert celebrated his 28th birthday by popping the question to his girlfriend of about a year. "We could not be...

 

William E. Gahlberg, 1930-2012

William E. Gahlberg developed large tracts of land across suburban Chicago, overseeing projects that included the 728-acre Remington Lakes business park in Bolingbrook, the 305-acre Corporate West office park in Lisle and the 900-acre Fox Chase...

 
Elgin sees big drop in burglaries

Elgin sees big drop in burglaries

Crime is at a 40-year low in Elgin, but police continue to focus on partnering with the public and businesses to reduce burglaries and thefts. Elgin police recently released crime statistics for 2012, which includes the so-called "index...

 
Solar-powered safety light installed in Des Plaines

Solar-powered safety light installed in Des Plaines

To encourage children to walk to four schools in Des Plaines and arrive safely, a solar-powered flashing light has been installed at the crosswalk of Fifth Avenue and Algonquin Road. The LED light was donated by the Active Transportation Alliance...

 

Newest director named for Lake County Tech Campus

The Lake County High Schools Technology Campus's newest director, Steven Clark, said he'll focus on keeping track of emerging business trends and rapidly changing technology in his tenure starting later this year. Clark said this generation's students...

 

Lombard hires Itasca official as assistant village manager

Lombard has hired an Itasca official as assistant village manager to handle labor contracts, human services, budgeting and risk management, officials said. Nicole Aranas, who was community development director in Itasca for the last 10 years, will be...

 

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