Breaking News Bar
updated: 6/3/2014 5:46 AM

Dawn Patrol: Defendant admits 'wildly slashing'; Cary motorcyclist killed

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell fights for position with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov in front of Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick in the third period of Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.

      Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell fights for position with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov in front of Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick in the third period of Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
 

Triple-murder defendant admits to 'wildly slashing' family

D'Andre Howard admitted yesterday while testifying in his own defense that he began "wildly slashing" four members of his fiancee's family while a loud siren-like noise took over in his head. Three of the Engelhardt family died in the 2009 attack, while another was seriously injured but lived. Full story.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Cary man dies in motorcycle crash

A Cary man died Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle while driving his motorcycle in an unincorporated area near Marengo, police said yesterday. William G. Hurley, 55, died from injuries after hitting a truck that pulled out in front of him, police said. Hurley was wearing a helmet. Full story.

Two juveniles charged in Aurora car burglaries, police say

Two Aurora teens were charged with multiple car burglaries after a spree Memorial Day weekend. Police say they arrested the juveniles after finding them sleeping by a retention pond with backpacks full of stolen items nearby. Full story.

Wheaton school evacuated after students sickened

Edison Middle School in Wheaton was evacuated yesterday afternoon for more than an hour and 30 students were taken to area hospitals when a gas leak and burning smell caused them to feel sick, officials said. Almost all were treated and released later in the afternoon, hospital officials said. Full story.

Gurnee mayor says don't encourage panhandlers

Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik wants residents to stop giving money to panhandlers who have increased their presence within the village limits recently. She posted a recent Facebook message encouraging people to donate to the PADS Lake County homeless assistance agency rather than to panhandlers. Full story.

Hoffman Estates beer garden pitched for 2015

A proposal for a German-style beer garden hoped to be fast-tracked for the use of Hoffman Estates' Village Green this summer has been delayed for at least a year. In a letter sent to village officials yesterday afternoon, DasBier Garden LLC President Andrew Hartman asked to postpone the conversation planned to take place at last night's village board meeting until the fall. Full story.

Arlington Heights Ace welcomes new owner

Sherwin Ace Hardware in Arlington Heights recently welcomed a new owner -- a familiar face to customers. Former owner Bob Ward sold the store to the first stock boy he hired in 1988: Matt Hanson. Hanson began working there as a 15-year-old high school sophomore who lived in the neighborhood. Full story.

Weather

Mostly sunny today with a high of 80 degrees. Temperatures will be about 68 degrees when you head out the door this morning. Tonight, temperatures should be around 60 degrees with showers moving into the area after midnight. Full weather.

Traffic

Construction continues on Route 20 between North and Oak avenues in Bartlett. People are urged to use alternate routes. Full story.

Blackhawks 'shocked' by overtime loss

"Shocked" seems like a good word for Chicago Blackhawks players who were stunned in an overtime loss in game 7 Sunday night. To make it so deep into the playoff season and then lose -- it's a tough fact to grapple with as they head into the off-season, players say. Full story.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here