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  • Costumes are the height of fashion at the Anime Midwest convention in Rosemont.

       Costumes are the height of fashion at the Anime Midwest convention in Rosemont.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • This weekend it's been all quiet on the Carmelo Anthony front, but it's possible there will be big Melo news today. Ten again, Anthony's representatives could still be exploring every option (including a sign-and-trade with the Bulls), Daily Herald sports writer Mike McGraw says.

      This weekend it's been all quiet on the Carmelo Anthony front, but it's possible there will be big Melo news today. Ten again, Anthony's representatives could still be exploring every option (including a sign-and-trade with the Bulls), Daily Herald sports writer Mike McGraw says.
    Associated Press

 

1. About 10,000 fans of Japanese animation convened in Rosemont for an event that featured bizarre costumes, foam weapons, formal dances and plenty of free ramen.

2. The Business Incubator program at Barrington High School had a successful first year, resulting in five companies getting an $80,000 investment.

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3. Bad things sometimes happen when Dave Matthews visits Chicago. Just ask the Huntley man arrested after authorities say he punched a police officer after attending Matthews' concert on Northerly Island.

4. An early morning fire Sunday in downtown Naperville left Rizzo's restaurant and bar closed for the foreseeable future. Fire investigators are working to determine the cause.

5. An expert tells warning signs for secondary drowning, in which a person can die hours or days after escaping a near drowning experience.

6. The combination of slow-moving turtles and fast-moving vehicles doesn't always turn out well on suburban roads, but there's a place where they can get emergency medical treatment.

7. Nearly every weekend, Hoffman Estates resident John Manfredi and his neighbors endure the whine of high-performance engines and screech of tires racing around the Sears Centre parking lot.

8. If the weather cooperates, the first phase of a nearly $2.5 million sensory playground and garden project in Wheaton will be ready for visitors in just a few months.

9. Four people were injured in a hit-and-run accident early Saturday that damaged a house on the 1000 block of Cypress Lane in Elk Grove Village.

10. A 56-year-old Buffalo Grove woman told police she mistakenly stepped on the accelerator instead of the brakes Saturday outside a local grocery store. You can guess what happened next.

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