Saying goodbye to the Des Plaines Oasis
Apart from notices at both entrances of the Des Plaines Oasis, there was little indication yesterday that the structure was mere hours away from being closed forever. Full story.
Pedestrian killed by train in Palatine
Metra trains between Harvard and Chicago were delayed after a pedestrian was struck and killed yesterday afternoon by an outbound train northwest of downtown Palatine. Full story.
No injuries after early-morning fire damages Geneva home
No injuries were reported after a fire broke out early yesterday morning at a Geneva home. officials said. Full story.
Mostly clear but only 20 degrees to start this morning. It will be 36 degrees this afternoon, before temperatures dip back to 28 degrees overnight. 50s are expected tomorrow! Full traffic.
Construction delays continue on US Route 22 between US Route 12 and US Route 14. People should search for an alternate route. Full traffic.
Hawks happy to have Hossa back
Playing in game No. 301 of his Hawks career last night at the United Center, Marian Hossa scored a goal and added a pair of assists for his 14th multipoint game of the season to help the Hawks snap a rare two-game losing streak. Full story.
So what if Peppers picked Packers?
Bears observers are suddenly wondering if local football management messed up in dumping the expensive pass rusher. Barry Rozner's column.