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Dawn Patrol: Snow will go away; Aurora boy brings gun to school

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  • Soccer in the snow: Barrington's Maesyn Poidomani, right, moves the ball against Buffalo Grove during a varsity girls soccer match at Coach Tom Frederick Field last night in Barrington.

      Soccer in the snow: Barrington's Maesyn Poidomani, right, moves the ball against Buffalo Grove during a varsity girls soccer match at Coach Tom Frederick Field last night in Barrington.
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Snow falls, not expected to stay

As much as 2 inches of snow fell yesterday throughout the region during the evening commute, but it's not expected to stick around long, meteorologists say. Roads could be slick this morning, as temperatures were expected to drop into the 20s overnight before heading into the 40s today and 50s on Wednesday. Full story.

Aurora boy brought loaded gun to school

A 13-year-old boy who wanted to show off a loaded gun to his friends brought that gun to an Aurora Middle School yesterday. Teachers discovered the gun in a backpack at Washington Middle School, 231 Constitution Drive, at about 2:30 p.m. Full story.

ComEd sends drop notices in error

A letter sent from ComEd to some residents in several Northwest suburban communities mistakenly told them they were being dropped from service. The communities -- Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire, Long Grove, Palatine, Wheeling and Vernon Hills -- all participate in electric aggregation. Full story.

Georgia man accused of stealing millions from Aon Hewitt

An employee of Lincolnshire-based Aon Hewitt is accused of stealing $5 million from the company between 2010 and February of this year. Ernest R. Jenkins, 45, of the 3200 block of Walton Riverwood Lane in unincorporated Cobb County near Atlanta, was arrested April 6 on a warrant, police said. Full story.

DuPage mayors step up push for pension reforms

DuPage County mayors say they want to see some progress from the state in reforming municipal police and fire pensions after witnessing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's successful push to overhaul some city workers' pensions. Reform would rein in costs. Full story.

ECC examines outsourcing custodial services

The Elgin Community College leaders say they're considering outsourcing custodial services, which would mean potentially laying off almost 100 full- and part-time employees. Doing so could potentially save the college money, but custodians and their union are not happy. Full story.


Cloudy and cold to start the morning with temperatures hovering at 27 degrees. Temperatures will rise to 40 degrees this afternoon before dipping back to 28 degrees tonight. Full story.


Construction continues on IL Route 58 between South New Wilke Road ad West Algonquin Road near Mount Prospect. People should be prepared for delays. Full traffic.

Bulls' Fredette gets chance, doesn't disappoint

D.J. Augustin was not in the building last night because his wife gave birth to a baby boy. So for the first time since signing with the Bulls on March 2, sharpshooting guard Jimmer Fredette finally got a chance for some extended playing time. Taking over Augustin's spot in the rotation, Fredette scored 17 points in 31 minutes and helped lead the Bulls to a 108-95 victory over Orlando in the final regular-season game at the United Center. Full story.

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