A 20-year-old Streamwood woman who has been missing since Nov. 12 was found dead Thursday, according to the Streamwood Police Department. Full story.
Two Lindenhurst men were transported to a hospital early Friday morning after being pulled from an SUV that was driven into Lake Miltmore in unincorporated Lake Villa Township, according to authorities. Full story.
Boys basketball tournament action that was supposed to resume Friday at Warren Township High Schoolís Almond Road campus in Gurnee will occur at another venue because of fights in the stands and outside earlier this week, officials said. Full story.
More than 500 people attended a fundraiser last week for an injured Arlington Heights soldier who is fighting to learn to walk again. Sgt. Daniel Tsutsumi, 27, served two tours of duty in Iraq and came home safely only to become paralyzed in a freak accident while swimming at a Chicago beach last summer. Full story.
While you were sleeping, Laura Milman was shopping. The Mount Prospect mom is among thousands of suburban shoppers who consider Black Friday a competitive bargain hunt. There are different types of Black Friday shoppers, though, and some people think itís nuts to brave the crowds and lines to save money. ďI love it. I have a blast,Ē Milman said. ďBut itís definitely getting more competitive.Ē Full story.
The DuPage County Forest Preserve District agreed this week to temporarily provide 5 acres of land to the Canadian National railroad at Prattís Wayne Woods Forest Preserve in Wayne so the company can make track improvements and better connections. In exchange, CN will provide the district with facilities and land enhancements worth roughly $3.1 million. Full story.
A baby giraffe has made his debut at Brookfield Zoo. Zoo officials say the baby boy was born Nov. 12 but didnít go on public display until Wednesday. His mother is 5-year-old Arnieta and his father is 4-year-old Hasani. Full story.
Not only have dozens of volunteers been signing up since early October to prepare and serve as many as 400 meals but Lazarus House Volunteer Coordinator Donna Bauer said just as many have been donating everything from ice, whipped cream and gravy to the 42 turkeys roasted and prepared by members of the St. Charles Moose Lodge. Full story.
No injuries were reported from a garage fire believed to have been caused by the deep frying of a turkey Thursday, according to the Crystal Lake Fire Department. Battalion Chief William Whyte said firefighters were summoned to a house in the 700 block of Windsor Drive at 12:03 p.m. He said the fire occurred in an attached, two-car garage. Full story.
Itís windy and much cooler today, with cloudy skies and temperatures hovering around 32 degrees for the morning commute. Occasional wind gusts between 40 and 45 mph are being observed throughout the area. Temperatures will reach 38 degrees this afternoon and drop to the mid-20s overnight. Full story.
There are no delays or accidents on the roads, even though hundreds of shoppers are flocking to area malls this morning. Full story.
Another day, another change on the Bearsí beleaguered offensive line. Jonathan Scott took first-team reps at offensive right tackle Thursday in place of 2011 first-round draft choice Gabe Carimi, who vowed to battle back from his demotion. Full story.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.