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Dawn Patrol: Palatine retriever found; Schaumburg armed robber sought

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  • A mother alpaca stays close to her newborn baby at Waldron Grove Alpacas in Campton Hills Tuesday. The baby was born Tuesday morning.

      A mother alpaca stays close to her newborn baby at Waldron Grove Alpacas in Campton Hills Tuesday. The baby was born Tuesday morning.
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Missing Palatine golden retriever returned home

A retriever believed to be stolen after wandering away from her home over the weekend was reunited with her owner yesterday afternoon after a woman said she read about the dog in the Daily Herald. Full story.

Schaumburg police looking for armed robber

Schaumburg police are seeking help in identifying a suspect in a strong-armed robbery that occurred Monday night. Police say a Schaumburg woman was approached by two teens near a condo building on South Roselle Road. One teen grabbed the woman's gold necklace and ran away. Full story.

Carpentersville plans for medical marijuana

If and when Gov. Pat Quinn signs a bill that legalizes medical marijuana in Illinois, Carpentersville's planning and zoning commission will devise parameters for its use, sale and possible growth in the village, trustees decided last night. Full story.

Naperville offering $7.5 million to Freedom Plaza developer

Naperville city councilmen last night indicated they are willing to provide $7.5 million worth of incentives to the developer of a long-sought hotel and conference center planned for Freedom Plaza on the city's north side. Full story.

Meacham Road widening on Rolling Meadows' August agenda

The controversial widening of the rural portion of Meacham Road will be discussed in August, the Rolling Meadows City Council decided last night. Mayor Tom Rooney said area residents -- who have been outspoken at previous meetings -- were not at the council meeting, and he wanted to be sure they knew when the issue was on the table. Full story.

Cary man charged in bank robberies

A Cary man has been charged in with robbing three banks in Aurora and Lombard in the last 10 days. Evan L. Hall, 26, of the 100 block of River Drive, was formally charged yesterday after his arrest June 12 when police stopped a blue Audi near the scene of the last robbery. Full story.

Des Plaines council denies Fountain Blue tent

The Des Plaines city council this week determined that an outdoor tent constructed by the Fountain Blue banquet facility must cease operating immediately, officials said. Aldermen shot down an ordinance allowing the tent in a 5-3 vote, questioning how the tent came to be constructed in the first place. Full story.


Partly sunny but cool today with a high of only 76 degrees this afternoon. Temperatures are only 54 degrees as you head out the door, then dip back to 56 degrees overnight tonight. Warmer tomorrow. Full story.


Construction continues in East Dundee on Van Buren Street between IL Route 72 and William Street, then again on Elgin Avenue between Barrington Road and the south corporate limits of the village. The roadwork continues through November. Full story.

Blackhawks head into Game 4

The Blackhawks take on the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Marian Hossa is expected to play after an injury before Game 3 that kept him out of game during the 2-0 loss to the Bruins earlier this week. Full story.

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