Mount Prospect moms debut national travel show
Kids are the focus of a new travel show created by two Mount Prospect moms that's set to air on PBS on Saturday mornings. The show, "Family Travel with Colleen Kelly," is hosted by Kelly and coproduced by Tricia Fusilero. It airs at 10 a.m. and highlights travel opportunities and tips for traveling with children and even grandparents and special needs children. Full story.
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Mundelein police look for man who took girl
A 3-year-old girl was kidnapped last night and then returned a short while later to the Mundelein condo complex where she lived. The girl, her mother and siblings were returning home when multiple witnesses saw a man get out of a small black car, grab the girl and drive away. She was found a half an hour later when she was apparently returned to the area, police said. Full story.
3 Doberman show dogs die in Barrington Hills fire
A house fire Sunday night in Barrington Hills killed three Doberman show dogs, but more than a dozen other Dobermans were rescued from the home. The majority of the family was away at a dog show when the fire started, causing $2.5 million in damage to the home. Full story.
Patient says physician's assistant molested her
A 41-year-old woman testified Monday that a medical professional who treated her at a Palatine clinic betrayed and sexually molested her. The trial of Alejandro Sanchez, 51, continues today. Full story.
Geneva City Council talks food trucks
The Geneva City Council last night discussed ways to make food trucks a possibility within the city without hurting existing businesses. Current law doesn't allow food truck vendors, including ice cream trucks and food carts, on public rights of way. Full story.
This could be the last grasp of summer as temperatures are expected to hit 84 degrees this afternoon. It's currently clear and 62 degrees, and expected to drop back to 61 degrees tonight. Full story.
Construction continues on Route 31 in Crystal Lake at IL Route 176. the roadwork is expected to last through November. Full traffic.
Cubs begin manager search
The search is on for a new manager after Cubs' President Theo Epstein announced yesterday that the organization fired two-year coach Dale Sveum. Topping the list of replacements for Cubs fans may be former Cubs catcher Joe Girardi. Other potential candidates could include former major-league catcher Brad Ausmus and Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux. Full story.
Missed tackles more telling than Idonije
Talk after the Bears loss to the Detroit Lions suggested that former Bears defensive tackle Israel Idonije tipped off the Lions' offense for ways to exploit his former team's defensive weaknesses. Head coach Marc Trestman brushed off those comments, saying he thinks missed tackles and bad fits in the run game contributed more to the loss. Full story.