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Highland Park woman sentenced to five years for running over, killing 5-year-old girl

In a packed Lake County courtroom Wednesday, Carly Rousso was sentenced to five years in prison for running over and killing a 5-year-old Highland Park girl while high on inhalants. The sentence was handed down by Judge James Booras after a day-long sentencing hearing that …Read More

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Salami-smuggling mob enforcer gets 15 years for gun rap

Mob enforcer Mario Rainone once bribed a jail guard to smuggle salami and pasta into his cell — just like the wiseguys in “Goodfellas.” If he ever wants to enjoy the garlicky smack of fine Italian dining again, it’s a trick he’ll probably have to repeat.

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      Whiskey 101: Behind-the-scenes facts

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      The richness and diversity of whiskey may intimidate even the most seasoned drinkers, but that's not stopping many thirsty consumers. Americans are drinking whiskey faster … Read More

      Meshell Ndegeocello finds ‘Comet’ a liberating ride

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      Though known for thematic albums, the singer-songwriter decided that for her new set, “I just wanted to make good songs.” Read More