Borizov guilty in Darien murders
DuPage County jury rules Johnny Borizov tricked a friend into killing three members of his ex-girlfriend's family. His conviction carries a mandatory life sentence. Full story.
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Will dropping airport slots satisfy Quinn?
State Rep. Lou Lang says slots at O'Hare and Midway airports could be dropped from a gambling bill in an effort to persuade Gov. Pat Quinn to sign it. Full story.
Democrats, Republicans angry about press scandal
Illinois lawmakers from both sides of the aisle agree on one thing: They want explanations for why the Justice Department went after journalists' phone records. Full story.
No more parking meters in Aurora
The last remaining meter was symbolically removed and given to the Aurora Historical Society on Tuesday as the city transitioned to a free parking system. Full story.
.05 could be new threshold for DUI
The National Transportation Safety Board says cutting the legal limit would reduce the risk of drunken driving accidents by half, and Illinois officials are open to the idea. Full story.
Des Plaines man who was shot in Missouri ran from Illinois
Jose Garcia, a Des Plaines man shot and killed by Missouri law officers who said he pulled a gun, started a two-state chase when he fled an Illinois traffic stop, officials said. Full story.
Mostly clear with a high of 74 degrees this morning, and temperatures will continue to climb to 82 degrees this afternoon. Temperatures will drop to 54 degrees tonight, but another beautiful day on tap tomorrow. Full story.
Construction continues on Route 64 between Dunham Road and Route 59 in St. Charles. The work will continue through September. More traffic.
The Hawks can do it. Here's how:
Goaltending, discipline and good defense will be the keys to beating the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference semifinals that start tonight. Read Tim Sassone's take here.
Do or die for the Bulls
The Bulls' season could end tonight in Game 5 in Miami. But when their backs are against the wall, the Bulls often rise to the occasion. Read Mike McGraw's take here.