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Dawn Patrol: Women's hockey pride at Stevenson High; wind and floods

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  • Stevenson High School students watched the U.S. women's hockey team, including alum Megan Bozek, lose to Canada for the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

      Stevenson High School students watched the U.S. women's hockey team, including alum Megan Bozek, lose to Canada for the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Stevenson High School still proud of Bozek, U.S. women's team

Stevenson High School students had special incentive to watch Thursday's Olympic women's hockey game between the U.S. and Canada -- they were hoping to see alum Megan Bozek win gold. But Canada stunned Team USA, scoring two goals in the final four minutes of regulation and finishing the shocking comeback with a goal in overtime. Full story with video from Stevenson.

Fog, wind and flooding:

Flights to and from O'Hare International Airport resumed last night after they were halted because of the fog, and more than an inch of rain fell there, setting a record for Feb. 20. Now a National Weather Service wind advisory remains until 3 p.m. today. The service also issued flood warnings near rivers, including off the east branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook. Full story.

West Chicago man gets five years for drug deal gone bad, stabbing

A 32-year-old Wheaton man was sentenced yesterday to two concurrent five-year prison terms for selling heroin to undercover agents and an unrelated stabbing of a fellow drug dealer. Full story.

Hanover Park dog training club burglarized

The German Shepherd Dog Training Club in Hanover Park reopened yesterday after an act of burglary and vandalism earlier in the week. Doors and windows were broken, items were thrown around and messages were written on the walls, Bartosch said. Full story.

Juvenile charged with attempted murder in Waukegan

A juvenile has been charged with attempted murder after shooting at another person during a party, Waukegan police said in a release yesterday. Police responded to a residence on the 1700 block of Hickory for a disturbance in the early morning hours Monday. Officers found that four people had been partying when a fight began. Full story.

Algonquin man on 'most wanted' list arrested

A man on the McHenry County Top Ten Fugitive list was arrested this week, sheriff's officials said in a news release yesterday. Frank J. Naples, 36 of Algonquin was wanted on unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance. He had been on the McHenry County "Top Ten Most Wanted" list since Nov. 19, 2013. Full story.


Light snow and heavy winds to start this morning with temperatures hovering at 30 degrees. Temperatures will climb to 36 degrees this afternoon before dipping back to 22 degrees tonight. The wind is expected to remain with gusts up to 40 mph throughout the day. Full traffic.


Construction delays remain on Rollins Road between Route 45 and Route 83 in Round Lake Beach. People should use alternate routes. Full traffic.

Medal hopes on line in U.S. men's hockey clash with Canada

This is the matchup everyone wanted to see. Well, maybe Russian President Vladimir Putin couldn't care less now. It's the U.S. against Canada in men's hockey with a medal on the line. The winner of today's semifinal game won't win the gold medal, but it gets to play for it Sunday against the winner of the Sweden-Finland semifinal. Full story.

No moves from Bulls as trade deadline passes

With less than an hour remaining before the NBA's trade deadline struck yesterday afternoon, the Bulls management duo of Gar Forman and John Paxson were both hanging out in the gym watching the end of practice. That was a pretty clear sign nothing was happening with the Bulls. Not surprisingly, they didn't make any last-minute moves. Full story.

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