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Experts: Need for attention drives most false police reportsExperts say a need for attention drives people to fabricate crimes or falsely insert themselves into police investigations. A woman is charged with making up a story that sidetracked the investigation into the death of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz Wednesday.Last Updated Sep 4, 2015 10:45 AM
Riopell: Dold says 2016 will be different, better year for him than 2012Posted Sep 4, 2015 5:35 AM
U.S. Rep. Bob Dold is up for re-election in a presidential just like 2012, when the Kenilworth Republican lost after his freshman term in Congress. But he argues 2016 will be different.
Dense fog advisory in place until 9 a.m.Updated Aug 31, 2015 6:42 AM
A dense fog advisory is in place for the Chicago area until 9 a.m.
Dawn Patrol: Why do people make false reports? Bears backups shineUpdated Sep 4, 2015 5:35 AM
Why would people file a false report to police as a Vernon Hills woman is accused of doing? Funeral services set for St. Charles 7th-grader who collapsed and died. How does Great America in Gurnee pick its new rides. 11 charged in Arlington Heights prostitution stings. Bears backup players rally for jobs.
New Trier needs to cut turnoversUpdated Sep 3, 2015 8:43 PM
Warren senior running back Darrius Crump rolled up 117 rushing yards on 20 carries last week. But turnovers hurt the Blue Devils.
Grant's defense faces tough testUpdated Sep 3, 2015 8:29 PM
Grant’s defense will get another tough test, as Glenbrook North senior running back John Clark rushed for 230 yards and 4 rouchdowns against Wheeling.
Dawn Patrol: New, late-night manhunt in Volo, Lakemoor; Fox Lake cop rememberedUpdated Sep 3, 2015 1:26 PM
Police launch late-night search in Volo, Lakemoor after suspicious-person call; Fox Lake officer remembered in vigil; Fox Lake schools reopen today; Wheaton lawyer accused of swindling clients; District 300, teachers reach tentative deal; Bears players on the bubble vie for spots tonight.
Dawn Patrol: Police seek 3 men after Fox Lake cop killed; area schools closedUpdated Sep 2, 2015 5:38 AM
Police hunting for 3 suspects after Fox Lake cop shot dead. Fox Lake-area districts cancel classes today as hunt continues. Police: Location of man reported armed in Crystal Lake is unknown. Work underway on Prospect High School’s $13 million pool project. Palatine man accused of impersonating CIA officer. 4 things to know about anti-heroin vote this week. Chicago Cubs win but need more ‘quality’ from starters.
Dawn Patrol: Lindenhurst crash probe continues; Cubs end August with a lossUpdated Sep 1, 2015 5:51 AM
Investigation continues into crash that killed father, teen daughter in Lindenhurst. Levee 37 to control Des Plaines River flooding successfully completed. Green Oaks woman with Alzheimer’s reported missing. Barrington Road ramp to close. Lord Stanley’s Cup makes appearance in Elgin. Concerns about refurbished girls softball field at Lake Zurich High. Wheaton North grad ready to go at QB for Northwestern. Cubs end August with a loss. Bears face many roster decisions.
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"Local Girl Needs Help"
A little girl in our community needs help with medical expenses. Her name is Isabella Oliver. Please see her story at: www.gofundme.com/Isabellasjourney. "Give, and you will receive...The amount you give will determine the amount you get back." Luke 6:38. Friends of Isabella Oliver
- Dandelion Gallery in Waukegan will honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a large installation by Mexican-American emerging artist Katrina Davis-Salazar titled "Oración de los Números: Economizing Memory, Sanity, & Hours." This show will coincide with ArtWauk and also will include work by 23 talented member artists. Opening reception will be 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Dandelion Gallery, 109 S. Genesee St. Davis-Salazar's works will be priced from $12 to $500 and sold in interactive ways that resemble a warehouse sale. Katrina Davis Salazar
- I was a former Des Plaines resident and retired to Arizona in 2008. In Illinois I was a physical education teacher within the Chicago Public Schools for 34 years.....now I am employed as an Instructional Assistant within the Scottsdale School system. My new joy out here is hiking the many trails within the Sonoran McDowell Mountain Area. I came upon this Western Diamondback Rattlesnake during a hike a couple weeks ago....it was quite agitated but at least warned me with a very loud rattle! :) Gary Wojton
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