Addison Trail senior critically injured hours before graduation
Students from Addison Trail High School stood proudly in their caps and gowns exchanging smiles yesterday as they celebrated their graduation.
But many went through the ceremony filled with concern for a classmate critically injured in Chicago just hours before he was to take part in graduation ceremonies. Full story.
Arlington Heights man, police in dispute over confiscating his guns
A federal-court case is pitting an Arlington Heights man's civil rights against the police's need to protect the public. Full story.
'Kinky Boots,' Lauper win big at Tony Awards
The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won six 2013 Tony Awards last night, including best musical, best score and best leading man. Full story.
The rain is expected to linger through the morning, but temperatures will climb to 74 degrees this afternoon. Temperatures are about 64 degrees right now, and will dip back to 63 this evening. Full story.
Roadwork continues in St. Charles on IL Route 64 between Dunham Road and IL Route 59. The construction is expected to continue through September. Full traffic.
Bears give up on Carimi, ship him to Bucs
When former first-round pick Gabe Carimi neglected to participate in the Bears' off-season program and then skipped minicamp and organized team activities, there was speculation he was hoping to force a trade.
If that was the case, Carimi got his wish yesterday, when he was dealt to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, pending his passing a physical Monday. Full story.
Report: NSA contract worker is surveillance source
A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government. Full story.