War hero doc goes from Iraq to 'Untold Stories of the ER'
People who hear Naperville native Dr. Sudip Bose talk about patching up soldiers in Iraq, treating Saddam Hussein or seeing an ER patient with a stiletto heel through her cheek might say, "You should be on a TV show." And now he is. Full story.
Des Plaines woman charged in grandmother's slaying
A 33-year-old Des Plaines woman was charged with first-degree murder Friday after police said she shoved her grandmother during an argument Monday, causing her to strike her head on a chair. Full story.
Wheeling, Prospect Hts. call airport 'jewel' but fight over control
The municipalities that own Chicago Executive Airport boast about it frequently. But the acting chairman of the airport board says the open squabbling between Wheeling and Prospect Heights is hurting the airport's potential. Wheeling Village President Dean Argiris and Nick Helmer, mayor of Prospect Heights, call each other friend. But the rift is major. Asked if the relationship can be salvaged, Argiris said, "This is my last session of marriage counseling." Full story.
Stevenson High, 2 feeder districts to withdraw from SEDOL
Three Lake County school districts are withdrawing from a regional agency that provides special-education services, citing financial concerns and a desire to educate students locally. "We want to provide the best education possible for special-education students in the least-restrictive environment," Stevenson High School spokesman Jim Conrey said. Full story.
Decision looms on senior buses serving Sun City Huntley
Rutland Township leaders never had to shuttle their senior and disabled residents around, because Grafton Township always did it for them -- for free. But now Grafton officials they can't afford this, leaving Rutland officials to decide whether to pony up or find another program. Full story.
Lake in the Hills man critically injured in South Barrington crash
A Lake in the Hills man was in critical condition following a near head-on collision Saturday afternoon in South Barrington, authorities said. Jeff Rubio, 42, was trapped in his car for a half-hour before emergency personnel could extricate him from the vehicle. Full story.
Lake Zurich needs to act on Lake Michigan water
Lake Zurich officials have about two years to show progress in trying to tap into a Lake Michigan drinking water supply allocated to the village or risk losing it. An engineering consultant provided an overview about Lake Zurich's current deep-well system and the possibility of shifting to lake water during a nonvoting village board committee meeting Saturday. Full story.
Preemies' parents host dinner to thank doctors, nurses
Vivian Prestia of Carpentersville is turning 1 next week -- but her parents say it's only because dozens of "lifesavers" at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates helped her survive a challenging first year. Her parents and two other couples hosted a celebration-of-life appreciation dinner Sunday for all the hospital's NICU doctors and nurses, and their significant others. Full story.
Decision on Round Lake Park transfer station coming next month
An important step in a proposal to build a garbage transfer station in Round Lake Park is over, but there still is time for interested parties to weigh in. The required public hearing hosted by the Round Lake Park village board stretched about 40 hours over seven days and mainly consisted of lawyers questioning witnesses regarding the plan by Groot Industries Inc. for the Route 120 and Porter Drive. Full story.
World & Nation
Midwest lawmakers: Don't blame me for shutdown. Full story.
Shutdown: Who's back at work or will get paid not to. Full story.
Supreme Couty term begins with contentious issues. Full story.
Even amid furloughs, some Texans cheer Ted Cruz. Full story.
Second Tea-Party backed lawmaker backs off health care fight. Full story.
Families hoard cash 5 years after economic collapse. Full story.
Figuring out student loan forgiveness plans. Full story.
U.S. government work is losing cachet for some. Full story.
Answers on health care for small business employees. Full story.
It's a boy for Halle Berry. Full story.
'Gravity' has a record weekend at box office. Full story.
Batman set to begin again in 'Arkham Origins.' Full story.
Bears couldn't dig out of this hole. Full story.
Slow start costs confused Bears. Full story.
Bears' Marshall worth watching. Full story.
Americans win fifth Presidents' Cup in a row. Full story.
Franchitti, fans hospitalized after crash. Full story.
Northwestern hangs tough against Ohio State but comes up short. Full story.
Moral victory vs. OSU leaves Wildcats wanting. Full story.