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    Person in custody after death of Carpentersville woman

    Carpentersville police are investigating the death of a woman after she was found Monday night suffering from apparent stab wounds in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

    Sep 30, 2014 4:38 PM

    A "person of interest" was in custody Tuesday afternoon after a Carpentersville woman was found dead Monday night in her home, police said. Police said the woman’s death appeared to be related to a domestic situation and the public should not feel alarmed. The woman appeared to have been stabbed, police said.

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    The new normal at O’Hare means lowered expectations

    Jackie and Art Skwerski of Oak Park wait at O’Hare International Airport. Their flight was on time Tuesday.

    Sep 30, 2014 7:31 PM

    Compared to Friday's frenzy, Tuesday was relatvely calm at O'Hare International Airport. But instead of a sense of normalcy, passengers were grateful flights were on-time and aware circumstances could change as the FAA continues to rebuild its sabotaged Aurora air traffic center.

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    Authorities: Blowtorch likely cause of Elk Grove fire

    Firefighters responded to a fire Tuesday night at the Terrace of Elk Grove Village, located at 920 Ridge Square.

    Sep 30, 2014 10:15 PM

    A fire in an Elk Grove Village condominium building was likely sparked late Tuesday afternoon by a construction crew using a blowtorch to solder water pipes together, authorities said. The fire ignited about 5:30 p.m. on the first floor of a building in the Terrace of Elk Grove Village condo complex, 920 Ridge Square.

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    Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

    A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas Tuesday. A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.

    Sep 30, 2014 10:38 PM

    The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa. The unidentified patient was critically ill and has been in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital since Sunday, federal health officials said.

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    Epstein: Our goal is the NL Central title next year

    Things have clearly changed for the Cubs since the fall of 2011. Epstein acknowledges that and has carefully ramped up expectations for the club for next year. “I think overall for the organization, 2015 will be a little different than the previous three seasons,” he said Tuesday during an end-of-season media session. “We now feel we have the talent to compete.

    Sep 30, 2014 9:53 PM

    While Cubs president Theo Epstein wasn't afraid Tuesday to say that the team could compete for a division title next year, he said the organization will not "bail" on its young players or abandon its long-term plan.

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    Road construction season still going strong in Lake County

    This message board alerts drivers to construction set to begin Wednesday on Arlington Heights Road from Lake-Cook Road to Route 83 in Buffalo Grove. More construction is slated for Thursday a few miles west on Rand Road at Lake-Cook Road in the Kildeer area to Ela Road in Lake Zurich.

    Sep 30, 2014 6:13 PM

    If you thought road construction season and summer ended about the same time, you’ll have a different opinion if you drive in southern Lake County.Crews will be at work Wednesday on Arlington Heights Road from Lake-Cook Road to Route 83 in Buffalo Grove and on Thursday on Rand Road betweem Lake-Cook and Ela roads.

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