Arlington Heights fire officials said a man was pulled out of a burning car last night. Officials said the man, who is in his 30s, was taken to Northwest Community Hospital but did not suffer serious injuries. Full story
The brother of a 13-year-old Aurora boy who was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver says he was stunned anyone could be so "coldhearted." Full story
The number of confirmed E. coli cases among customers of Los Burritos Mexicanos restaurant at 1015 E. St. Charles Road in Lombard has risen to 11, DuPage County health officials said yesterday. Ten other people have illnesses considered probable E. coli infections and the restaurant remains closed. Full story
Arlington Heights firefighters were called yesterday to a minor fire at Northwest Community Hospital. Firefighters said that around 1 p.m., maintenance workers at the hospital pulled an alarm after detecting an odor and observing a slight haze on the third floor. Full story
Vietnam veteran Helmut Stankevicius was at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., when it opened in 1982, and has returned several times. Yesterday the Elmhurst resident didn't have to travel nearly so far to pay his respects at a half-scale traveling replica of the wall in Bensenville, where he and other vets touched the names of their fallen comrades and paused to reflect on the harsh experiences of war. Full story
Fundraising efforts have begun to help the family of an Addison Trail High School senior who was struck by a car on graduation day. Full story
Mostly clear with temperatures around 70 this morning, but temperatures will climb to 90 degrees this afternoon with a thunderstorm possible. More rain overnight, with temperatures dipping back to 70 degrees. Full story.
Monaville Road near Round Lake Beach remains closed to through traffic due to road construction. People should use alternate routes. More traffic.
Though a small chorus of "bring back Ray Emery" seems to have emerged, Hawks coach Joel Quenneville was having none of that talk when asked if he would consider replacing Corey Crawford after the Hawks got away with a 6-5 overtime win Wednesday. Full story
Bryan Bickell's smackdown of Boston's monster blueliner Zdeno Chara early in Game 4 sure made people sit up and take notice. Particularly those on the Blackhawks' bench Wednesday night at TD Garden. Full story
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LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds and the Miami Heat repeated as champions with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the NBA Finals last night. Full story with picture gallery.Copyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.