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Dawn patrol: Body found near Rosemont; Fire damages car dealership

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  • Firefighters on the scene Monday afternoon at Midwest Motors in Lake Zurich. Fire broke out on the second floor at the south end of the building.

      Firefighters on the scene Monday afternoon at Midwest Motors in Lake Zurich. Fire broke out on the second floor at the south end of the building.
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Man's body found near Rosemont

Crews completing community service cleanup in a forest preserve near Rosemont found the body of a man late yesterday morning. Cook County detectives are investigating. Full story.

Fire damages Lake Zurich car dealership

A fire damaged a high-end auto dealership in Lake Zurich late yesterday afternoon, but most of the Midwest Motors' luxury and exotic vehicles escaped unscathed, fire officials said. Smoke and fire damaged the second floor of the dealership, while the first floor sustained water damage. Full story.

Safety systems, train operator under scrutiny in CTA crash

After a CTA blue line train jumped the track and onto an escalator at O'Hare International Airport yesterday morning, investigators say they're focusing on why the safety measures in place didn't prevent the crash, which injured 32 people. Additionally, they're looking into the train operator's statements that she may have dozed off right before the crash. Full story.


Snow flurries that fell overnight are expected to wrap up this morning before skies turn sunny and cold with high temperatures forecast to top out at 27 degrees. Tonight's low will be about 12 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Full weather.


Drivers might encounter slick spots this morning, especially on side streets and bridges, after a coating of snow fell overnight. Delays are occurring on eastbound I-290, on southbound Rand Road south of Lake Zurich, on eastbound I-90 approaching O'Hare, on northbound I-355 approaching Roosevelt Road and on eastbound I-88 between Route 31 and Route 59. Full traffic.

Kane County animal neglect case riles volunteers

Volunteers caring for animals in Kane County custody after being taken from an Elgin woman who is accused of animal cruelty and neglect charges are livid that Stacy Fiebelkorn gets to retain ownership of some of the animals while she awaits trial. The animals were removed earlier this month after officials discovered dead animals on properties that she rented. Full story.

Bozek honored by Buffalo Grove park board

Olympic silver medalist and Buffalo Grove resident Megan Bozek, who recently competed in Sochi on the U.S. women's hockey team, was honored last night at the Buffalo Grove Park District meeting. Full story.

'Beauty salon bandit' sentenced for robberies

A man known as the "Beauty Salon Bandit" for repeatedly robbing beauty salons throughout DuPage and Cook counties plead guilty and was sentenced yesterday for four robberies that took place in Glen Ellyn, Lombard and Bensenville in late 2012 and early 2013. Full story.

Bulls top Pacers

Bulls forward Taj Gibson carried his team to an 89-77 victory last night over the Indiana Pacers at the United Center. Gibson was the team's highest scorer with 23 points. The Bulls (40-31) pulled closer to Toronto (39-30) for third place in the Eastern Conference. Full story.

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