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Dawn Patrol: The Cubs’ Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers; Lindenhurst teen remembered for spiritArrieta holds Dodgers hitless. Lindenhurst teen remembered for her spirit. American Indian veterans gather at Cantigny. Hitzeman says common sense prevails with 'rape kit' law. Namesake of Mt. Prospect business dies at 87. Sox rally in 11 to beat Mariners.Last Updated Aug 31, 2015 5:36 AM
10 stories you might have missed this weekendPosted Aug 31, 2015 5:00 AM
The Suburban Rundown debuts. Geneva woman seeks online help to fund divorce. Lindenhurst father, daughter die in crash. Wheaton College grad has dedicated life to fighting poverty. West Chicago woman sentenced. Stanley Cup comes back to Elk Grove Village. Former first lady of Naperville dies. Father, son die of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. District 23, teachers to continue meeting with mediator. Search for Palatine dog turns to Facebook.
Suburban Democrats key in Rauner vs. unions battleUpdated Aug 27, 2015 7:39 PM
Lawmakers have set up a potential showdown with Gov. Bruce Rauner next week over a proposal he's called a “direct frontal assault on the taxpayers of Illinois.” Suburban Democrats could be key to who wins.
Dawn Patrol: Antioch woman charged in hit-and-run; missing Algonquin dog found after 15 daysUpdated Aug 27, 2015 5:48 AM
Antioch woman charged in fatal hit-and-run. Missing Algonquin dog, Wrigley, found safe after 15 days. Kane County planning for possible state income tax shortfall. What’s next for nearly-vacant Wheeling shopping mall? Geneva man pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed two in Naperville. Police say Mt. Prospect woman walked around gates before being struck by train.
Dawn Patrol: Man killed in Wauconda robbery had BB gun, police say; Pedestrian killed by train in Mt. ProspectUpdated Aug 26, 2015 5:45 AM
Officials say man killed in Wauconda robbery carrying BB gun; Pedestrian killed by train in Mt. Prospect; DuPage may discuss using bailiffs for court security to save money; Striking Barrington High janitors say restore pay and we'll negotiate; Algonquin man accused of sex toy attack at haunted house gets probation and fine; Addison man says vicious attack was over $50 debt.
Duckworth, Foster, undecided on Iran dealUpdated Aug 25, 2015 3:05 PM
Democratic U.S. Reps. Bill Foster of Naperville and Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates remain undecided about the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, with other suburban members of Congress largely split along party lines.
Dawn Patrol: Body found along I-290; industrial building burns near Elk GroveUpdated Aug 25, 2015 5:46 AM
Body found along eastbound I-290 identified as Plainfield man. Industrial building near Elk Grove Village burns. Robbery attempted at Batavia AT&T store. North Aurora police seek help finding a man who knocked down woman. Suburban witness on plot: ‘This doesn’t happen at Pokémon.' Kane County prosecutor faces DUI charge. Daughter sues Kane County, sheriffs over mom’s 2013 jail suicide. Cubs take injury report in stride.
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