With a couple stars hurting, the Hawks are facing adversity again after losing 2-0 in Game 3 last night at TD Garden in Boston, dropping a crucial match in the Stanley Cup Final and falling behind in the series 2-1. It really wasnít as close as the score might suggest. Full story, with video highlights.
Elgin Area School District U-46 has decided, without a school board vote, to alter its grading scale by dropping scores below 50 in the typical 0 to 100 grading scale. Doing so adjusts the grade so that a teacherís average is mathematically justified, teachers said. Full story.
Trustees in Lake Zurich voted last night to end their participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan after an audit determined that they donít work enough hours to qualify. Trustees would have needed to work 1,000 hours per year, or roughly 20 hours per week, to qualify. Full story.
New Third Ward Alderman Todd Bancroft took his seat on the St. Charles City Council last night, just in time to vote in the cityís new fire chief, Joe Schelstreet. Schelstreet, a longtime deputy fire chief, as served as the interim chief for several months. Full story.
An Arlington Heights karaoke bar previously stripped of its liquor license petitioned village leaders last night to get its license back. The Music Box, at 224 E. Golf Road, was previously Ding Dong Dang. Incorrect paperwork and improperly tinted windows, as well as a previous owners conviction for prostitution, led to the cancellation of the license. Full story.
A letter to a former East Dundee grocer demands payment on a $30,000 loan that defaulted when Discount Grocery folded just 10 months after opening in 2011. Fred Thompson, citing legal troubles with the original Discount Grocery locationís landlord, said last night that he plans to repay the loan. Full story.
Michael Santoro, 19, of Lombard, plead not guilty to charges of felony disorderly conduct at a hearing yesterday. Authorities say Santoro plotted to shoot people at Glenbard Eastís graduation ceremony in May after he was unable to graduate from the school last year. Full story.
Cloudy and cool today with a high of only 71 degrees this afternoon. Temperatures will be in the 50s as you head out the door this morning, then dip back into the 50s this evening. Full story.
Construction continues in Elmhurst on IL Route 83/Frontage Roadd between Fay Avenue to Babcock Avenue. The roadwork continues through June. Full story.
Rookie Shelby Miller pitched five shutout innings and Yadier Molina had a two-run double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Full story.
Dayan Viciedoís bases-loaded triple in a four-run sixth inning sent the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. The victory snapped a four-game losing streak for the White Sox and allowed them to avoid being swept in a four-game series for the first time since 2008. Full story.Copyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.