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Will 'Grinch' hinder Campton Hills homeowner's lights show?
Brian Larsen of Campton Hills, whose award-winning Christmas lights show has become a suburban destination, hopes to work with village and public safety officials to craft a plan that will keep traffic backups around Larsen's Light Show to a minimum.
USDA kills pig at Naperville-area forest preserve
A male pig that spent weeks roaming Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve near Naperville was killed Thursday by a hunter from the USDA.
Schaumburg gymnastics coach indicted on molestation charges
A gymnastics coach from Schaumburg has been formally indicted in Georgia on charges alleging she sexually abused two developmentally disabled athletes while attending a competition north of Atlanta in the spring of 2015.
Antioch completes unbeaten run
Antioch came up with a 25-20 victory over Grayslake North in what essentially was the first championship game of the new Northern Lake County Conference.
Glenbard North grabs Neuqua Valley's momentum
Jace James caught 7 passes for 201 yards in Glenbard North's football victory against Neuqua Valley.
Elon Musk's strategy for taking on Uber and Lyft
Tesla made a splash when it said that all of its new cars will be equipped with self-driving hardware. But what Tesla did not mention in its announcement is how it plans to limit its customers with the technology. According to the company's fine print, people who want to use their self-driving-capable Teslas to earn a bit of money with ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft will be disappointed.
Palatine wraps up unbeaten regular season
Palatine's football team closed out regular season with a 9-0 record following a 49-21 victory over visiting Schaumburg on Friday night.
How I bought counterfeit Cubs tickets to a playoff game
Like many Cubs fans, all Scott Powers wanted was to buy a couple of tickets from scalpers to watch Game 2 of the NLCS, and he was willing to go as high as $200. This time, though, the scalper got the best of him.
Waubonsie Valley gets to keep playing
Holmes game-winning field goal extends Waubonsie Valley's season, ends Wheaton North's
What you could buy for the price of a Cubs Game 6 ticket
You could get one seat in the second row behind home plate at Saturday's Game 6 of the NLCS, or you could buy a brand new Smart car with heated seats at a dealership in St. Charles. That's how much some are hoping their Cubs playoff tickets will net them.
Chicago Cubs right on target
The Chicago Cubs have been all about "embracing the target" all year. They have one huge target in from of them to embrace: Game 6 of the NLCS Saturday night at Wrigley Field.
Late TD pass gives Round Lake first win
Sophomore Darrious Calhoun caught a 50-yard touchdown pass with just 4.3 seconds left and a 2-point run by Alan Espinosa gave Round Lake a thrilling 25-24 victory over Grant on Friday in the Northern Lake County Conference.
Naperville firefighter arrested in Elgin on child porn charges
An Elgin man -- a Naperville firefighter -- has been charged with five counts of child pornography after police searched his home Thursday.
Perfect finish for Rolling Meadows
Rolling Meadows has added another big moment to the program's already decorated football history. Coach Matt Mishler led his Mustangs to their first 9-win regular season since 2007, when Doug Millsaps was at the helm. They also cemented an outright Mid-Suburban East championship with a 37-13 win at Buffalo Grove.
Focused Wheeling takes charge
Many of the Wheeling players said that they weren't focused on the football postseason heading into Friday night's game against Hersey. But the postseason sure looks like whe Wildcats are headed, thanks in large part to a great night through the air by senior quarterback Jalen Dennis.
Elburn woman offers heartfelt thank you to the community
On the anniversary of her husband's death after a workplace accident, Elburn resident Miranda Middona gives thanks to the community for their continuing support.
Images: Antioch vs. Grayslake North football
The Antioch Sequoits hosted the Grayslake North Knights for football action on Friday, Oct. 21 in Antioch. Antioch won 25-20.
Former Palatine man charged with child pornography
An 18-year-old former Palatine resident has been arrested in Kentucky and charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and child pornography involving an 8-year-old boy from the Palatine area, the Cook County Sheriff's office announced Friday in a news release.
Images: Glenbard North over Neuqua Valley, 35-14 in football
The Glenbard North Panthers hosted and won 35-14 over the Neuqua Valley Wildcats for Friday night football in Carol Stream.
Fremd takes advantage as Hoffman Estates heals up
Hoffman Estates, which qualified a week ago for the state playoffs for the first time in 22 years, did not play any of its starters on Friday. Host Fremd then made quick work of the Hawks to win 51-0.
Naperville North gets more than a victory against WW South
Naperville North claimed a share of the DuPage Valley Conference football championship with a victory against Wheaton Warrenville South.
Elgin squashes Larkin's playoff hopes, takes back Town Jug
Elgin denied Larkin a shot at the playoffs with a 26-20 overtime win Friday night. In taking back the Town Jug, the Maroons also halted an 18-game losing streak and got second-year coach Anthony Mason his first win.
Friday night takeaways
A quick look at Friday night's DuPage County high school football highlights.
Montini makes it five in a row
Montini won its fifth consecutive game with a big win against rival St. Francis.
Nordstrom's Last Chance opens in Yorktown
The Last Chance clearannce store opened Thursday in Yorktown Center in Lombard, featuring merchandise returns or end-of-season items discounted up to 95 percent.
Lake Zurich picks up postseason momentum
Mundelein back Aaron Woolford led all rushers with 154 yards and two scores. But this was Lake Zurich's night as the Bears rolled 56-13.
9-0 St. Charles East rolls past Streamwood
St. Charles East capped off a 9-0 regular season with a 63-14 win over Streamwood Friday night.
Leyden snatches Gold title from Willowbrook
Leyden's football team clinched its first outright West Suburban Gold Conference title since 2012 with Friday's 21-9 victory over Willowbrook in Villa Park.
ICCP earns first 9-0 regular season
IC Catholic Prep returned two interceptions for touchdowns and completed its first perfect regular season in school history.
Barrington rolls; Modelski exits with a smile
Barrington's football regular season couldn't have ended more successfully. Bill Modelski's Conant football coaching career couldn't have ended more gratifyingly.
Sisters' memoir recounts growing up in suburbs with stepdad charged in cold case
The story of Donnie Rudd -- former suburban school board member, disbarred lawyer, con suspect and now murder suspect -- has captivated us and many readers since his arrest late last year on charges he killed his teenage bride 43 years ago. But for a pair of sisters with roots in the Northwest suburbs, the revelations about Rudd are no surprise.
Fan leaves no doubt about which team he's backing in the playoffs
Jim McNamara of Hoffman Estates is doing what he can to show support for his beloved Cubbies by painting a 27-foot-diameter version of the team's logo on his front lawn.
Money pouring into comptroller's race
Incumbent Republican state Comptroller Leslie Munger's campaign fundraising was lagging far behind Democratic challenger Susana Mendoza until a massive infusion of cash from two Chicago-area businessmen and Gov. Bruce Rauner came through in the past few weeks.
Residents express concerns about new LA Fitness in Wheaton
Despite opposition from many neighbors, construction on a new LA Fitness at 700 and 800 E. Roosevelt Rd. in Wheaton is likely to begin soon.
Win over Carmel sets up Benet for playoffs
Benet took advantage of 5 Carmel turnovers to win in the East Suburban Catholic Conference.
Former Mundelein church donating $700,000 to charities
The leaders of a recently shuttered Mundelein church are donating more than $700,000 to 34 local, national and international charities.
West Aurora completes perfect regular season
West Aurora completed its perfect regular season Friday night with a 49-7 win over Genvea.
Antioch leaders file suit to shut down church resale shop
The lack of bathroom facilities and strict zoning laws are threatening to end an Antioch church's resale business.
Video of Mundelein sex assault played in Reyes trial
Day four of Jose Reyes' trial in the 2013 kidnapping and sexual assault of a child in Mundelein included videos and pictures that police found on his cellphone.
Prospect elevates to No. 4 with win at Elk Grove
While there wasn't a playoff spot on the line for Prospect and Elk Grove in their season finale Friday night, both teams took a queue from the classic song first recorded by Stevie Wonder in 1973 and famously covered by the Red Hot Chili Peppers 16 years later. Both squads were reaching for Higher Ground for their respective program's futures.
Images: Batavia vs St. Charles North, football
The Batavia High School football team hosted St. Charles North High School on Friday, Oct. 21, in Batavia.
Rozner: Chicago Cubs won't allow narrative to engulf them
While they have a telling past, the Chicago Cubs won't allow the size of that narrative to engulf them as they strive to advance to the World Series.
Two charged in Glendale Heights armed robbery
A St. Charles man and a Lombard man are being held in connecton with a Thursday night armed robbery in Glendale Heights.Timothy Walls, 22, of St Charles, and Sayvon Jones, 23, of Lombard are each charged with armed robbery with a firearm and are being held on $100,000 bail.
Naperville Central defeats Lake Park
Ryan, Delgado key Naperville Central rally to surpass Lake Park
Images: Wheeling over Hersey, 40-7 in football
The Wheeling High School football team hosted and won 40-7 over Hersey in football Friday night.
How you can watch Cubs game tonight if you don't have cable
Want to watch the Cubs game tonight? One way or another, you will have to pay.
Lake Zurich officials announce pending land sale, development downtown
The pending sale and development of property in downtown Lake Zurich is a big step in redevelopment of the area, village officials say.
Long Grove homeowner shoots at would-be intruder
A Vernon Hills, who narrowly missed being shot, is held on several charges involving the attempted break in early Thursday to a Long Grove home.
Metea Valley finishes on a high note
Alonzo Taylor-Jones accounted for 263 rushing yards on 29 carries with 3 touchdowns in Metea Valley's victory in its final game of the football season.
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