Suspect in custody in Schaumburg strangulation case
A suspect is in custody in the murder of 33-year-old Tiffany Thrasher, who was found strangled Sunday in her Schaumburg apartment, police announced Wednesday. Full story
Warrenville crash sends four to hospital
A crash in Warrenville Wednesday afternoon injured seven people -- four seriously enough to require a trip to the hospital -- officials say. Full story
Co-founder of DuPage Children's Museum remembered
One of the co-founders of the DuPage Children's Museum, Louise Beem, is being remembered this week as the "intellectual force" behind the institution that grew from a wood-paneled station wagon to a permanent facility near downtown Naperville. Full story
Mt. Prospect chief wants employee fired
Mount Prospect Fire Chief Brian Lambel will seek approval tonight from the village's board of fire and police commissioners to fire an employee he says has made threatening statements. Full story.
Downers Grove OKs renovations to Oak Trace that would displace seniors
Downers Grove village commissioners have voted unanimously to approve a $150 million redevelopment of the Oak Trace Senior Living Community at the intersection of Fairview Avenue and 66th Street. Full story
Sugar Grove molester sued by victim
A Sugar Grove man recently convicted of sexually assaulting a foster child for more than a decade has been sued by his victim. Noel Buhay, 49, faces a minimum 18-year prison term when sentenced June 2 by Kane County Judge D.J. Tegeler. Full story.
Caterpillar picks Deerfield for global HQ
Caterpillar Inc. will be in good company when it moves its global headquarters from Peoria to Deerfield in coming months. Caterpillar will become neighbors to other headquarters for Walgreens, CF Industries, Mondelez and Takeda, said Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal. Full story
A slight chance of thunderstorms during your morning commute, with temperatures in the low 50s. Windy this afternoon, with highs in the low 70s. Lows tonight in the mid 40s. Full forecast
No delays early this morning on suburban expressways. Traffic report.
Cubs walk off in dramatic fashion against Brewers
The Cubs were on the brink of falling below .500 again at 7-8, as they trailed 4-1 in this game. But the victory moved them to 8-7 and had them feeling good again after scoring back-to-back come-from-behind victories over the Brewers to take two of three in the series. Read Bruce Miles' take here.