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    Blackhawks give away chance to steal Game 1

    Backing up goaltender Ryan Miller, Blues center Maxim Lapierre blocks a shot that got past Miller in the first overtime during Game 1 between St. Louis and the Blackhawks on Thursday night.

    Apr 18, 2014 12:35 AM

    The Blackhawks gave away a great opportunity to win Game 1 and bury a St. Louis team that wasn't feeling very good about themselves.


    Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs

    Rich Wagner, owner of Rediscover Records in Elgin, said he hopes visitors during Saturday’s Record Store Day are reminded of how much fun it is to visit a record store and talk music with employees and fellow customers. “It’s a huge day — busy but fun,” he said.

    Apr 17, 2014 10:01 PM

    The lines could start forming as early as 6 a.m. on Saturday as dozens of suburban music fans eagerly wait for their local record store to open. Such a sight would have been all but unthinkable a decade ago. But it happens every year now on the Saturday in April known as Record Store Day.


    Gurnee business owner accused in sex attacks

    Billy W. Moore Jr.

    Apr 17, 2014 4:21 PM

    Gurnee Tire & Brake Inc. owner Billy W. Moore Jr. has been charged in sexual assaults against two women that date back 20 years, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Moore remains held on a $500,000 bail at the Lake County jail.


    Plea deal expected in Grant teacher sex abuse case

    Amber Kraus

    Apr 17, 2014 4:22 PM

    The case involving the former Grant High School teacher accused of having sex with a student most likely will be settled with a plea agreement before her scheduled May 2 trial, attorneys said Thursday.


    Gag order placed in animal neglect case

    Stacy Fiebelkorn (far left) confers with her attorney, Alexis Costello, during an appearance before Kane County Associate Judge Elizabeth Flood at the Kane County Branch Court in St. Charles Thursday regarding a ruling on a gag order sought by Fiebelkorn’s attorney to stop comments outside of court by county officials. Fiebelkorn has been charged with animal cruelty and neglect, two misdemeanor charges which are still pending.

    Apr 17, 2014 6:13 PM

    A Kane County judge Thursday ordered county animal control workers, sheriff's deputies and other investigators to refrain from speaking about the Stacy Fiebelkorn animal neglect and cruelty case, to preserve her right to a fair trial by jury.


    Support rises for couple living in flood-ravaged trailer

    Michael Masalski and Marjorie Branly still live in their mobile home outside Des Plaines, a year after a record flood caused extensive damage.

    Apr 17, 2014 3:29 PM

    Unable to qualify for FEMA assistance after flood ravaged their mobile home a year ago, Michael Masalski and Marjorie Branly of Elk Grove Township are getting help from local salesman Dan Whalen, members of Lutheran Trinity churches and others intent on moving the couple into a new mobile home. “If it weren't for bad luck, they'd have no luck at all,” Whalen says.

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