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Dawn Patrol: Gliniewicz could lose pension; man accused in murder can stay with son
Lawmaker's plan could eventually take away Gliniewicz pension. Barrington man accused of killing wife can stay with son for now. Suspect who cops say hit officer with car arrested. Clerk injured in Aurora armed robbery. Tip leads to Aurora fugitive wanted on federal drug charges. Mom sentenced to prison for disabled daughter's death hospitalized. Hammel stars on mound, plate in Cubs' rout of Cardinals. Sale finally stumbles as White Sox fall to Cleveland.
Poutine chain coming to Lake Zurich, Naperville
Ryan Smolkin has tabbed Lake Zurich and Naperville as the right places to start spreading his love for poutine -- a Canadian delicacy of fries, gravy and cheese curds -- in the Chicago area.
Girls soccer: Geneva stuns St. Charles East
Geneva freshman forward Jenna Dominguez might've been soft-spoken in the postgame interview, but her actions on the field were indeed the loudest Tuesday night.
Lawmaker's plan could eventually take away Gliniewicz pension
A suburban Republican lawmaker wants to prevent Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow of receiving benefits from her late husband's police pension if she's eventually convicted of wrongdoing.
Bartlett police arrest three in home burglary, seek fourth suspect
Two men and a juvenile face residential burglary charges after Bartlett police arrested them Saturday night while responding to a burglary in progress at a home in the 100 block of Wilcox Drive.
Mom sentenced to prison for disabled daughter's death hospitalized
Four days after she was incarcerated at Cook County jail for the 2015 death of her severely disabled daughter, Bonnie Liltz was admitted to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in Chicago, her attorney said.
Naperville named wealthiest city in the Midwest
Naperville has been ranked the richest city in the Midwest in a list by personal finance website NerdWallet.
Schaumburg native to appear on 'Undercover Boss'
Former Schaumburg High School and Harper College football player Jeff Dudan will be featured on the season finale of "Undercover Boss" on CBS at 7 p.m. Sunday night, May 29.
How the odds are stacked against East Aurora students
Too many students on the east side of Aurora face a bleak future because of poverty - their own and that of their school district, East Aurora Unit District 131. In another chapter of our ongoing Generations at Risk series, we examine how difficult getting an education can be for the very poor.
Imrem: Kendrick Nunn dismissal sends important message sent to Illini community
The University of Illinois did the right thing Tuesday by dismissing Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team.
BBQ, pho restaurants open in Arlington Heights
Two new restaurants, both owned by husband-wife pairs -- are open in downtown Arlington Heights and ready for summer crowds.
Hawthorn Woods residents share concern over plan for gas station, homes
Some residents expressed their disapproval Tuesday night over plans for a gasoline station, car wash and homes at Route 22 and Quentin Road in Hawthorn Woods.
Naperville restaurant prepares to reopen after minor fire
A small kitchen fire struck Cuisine of India in Naperville on Tuesday, but the owner says his restaurant plans to reopen soon.
Barrington man accused of killing wife can stay with son for now
A Barrington man accused of killing his wife after an argument will stay with his son while a judge determines whether he should be hooked up to an electronic home monitoring device.
Softball: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school softball results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Chicago Blackhawks reach deals with 3 international prospects
The Chicago Blackhawks have reached agreements with goaltender Lars Johansson, defenseman Michal Kempny and forward Martin Lundberg on one-year contracts, team officials announced Tuesday.
Girls soccer: Top-ranked Naperville North eludes Neuqua Valley
Naperville North took a 2-0 victory from Neuqua Valley in a Class 3A Neuqua Valley girls soccer sectional semifinal.
Tip leads to Aurora fugitive wanted on drug charges
An ex-Aurora man, a federal fugitive, has been arrested in Chicago and charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
Challenged schools like East Aurora find a payoff in innovation
School districts in poverty-stricken areas have discovered that there is a benefit to thinking outside the box. There's no magic bullet to lead students out of poverty, but there may be different ways to engage them -- and keep them in school -- as East Aurora High and other poor schools are finding.
Girls soccer: Brodjian's boot lifts Barrington
With a superb left-footed volley, Anna Brodjian drove the game-winner past a diving Kelsey Stone for Barrington's 1-0 victory over Fremd in the Palatine girls soccer sectional semifinal
Lisle residents oppose plan to refinance sports complex debt
Some Lisle residents want Lisle to delay refinancing of $4.2 million in debt related to the construction 12 years ago of the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.
Boys volleyball: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school boys volleyball results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Baseball: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school baseball results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Softball: Fremd-Elk Grove title match set
Fremd senior Julia Wacker belted a home run on Tuesday and collected 3 RBI as the No. 4-seeded Vikings won 8-0 over No. 13 Glenbard North in the semifinals of the Class 4A Larkin regional in Elgin. Fremd (25-4) advances to play No. 5 Elk Grove (25-6) for the championship on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Larkin High School in Elgin.
Suspect who cops say hit officer with car arrested
Round Lake Beach police said Tuesday that a man suspected of hitting a police officer with a car while fleeing from a store parking lot is in custody.
Girls soccer: Metea Valley perseveres against Naperville Central
Metea Valley persevered for a 2-1 victory against Naperville Central in a Class 3A Metea Valley girls soccer sectional semifinal.
State gets tougher on rail-crossing scofflaws
The Illinois House Tuesday approved legislation aimed at discouraging motorists from driving around lowered railway crossing gates by doubling the fine for first-time offenders from $250 to $500.
Girls soccer: St. Charles North escapes Bartlett in OT
St. Charles North's girls soccer team defeated Bartlett 3-2 in overtime Tuesday to advance to Friday's Class 3A Bartlett sectional final at Millennium Field in Streamwood.
Big R might be coming soon to Lake in the Hills
Retail group Big R plans to occupy the vacant Dominick's property at Algonquin and Randall roads in Lake in the Hills.
Neuqua grads' invention makes final 5 on TV's 'Greatest Makers'
Two Neuqua Valley grads' football helmet safety invention could make them "America's Greatest Makers."
Buffalo Grove students win entrepreneurship contest
A team from Buffalo Grove High School wowed a group of investors last week at the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 Startup Showcase -- and wound up with $2,500 in startup money for their business concept, which started when one team member was doing the laundry.
Softball: Conant tops Glenbard East, earns shot at regional title
Less than a week after winning the Mid-Suburban League softball title, Conant advanced to another championship game this Saturday.With a five-inning, 17-2 win over No. 18-seeded Glenbard East on Tuesday, the No. 2 Cougars will meet the winner of Wednesday's game between No. 8 Bartlett and No. 10 Rolling Meadows for the championship of the Class 4A Bartlett softball regional.
Time of the essence to save Viking ship in Geneva
Friends of the Viking Ship are racing time to preserve the replica that reminded the world Scandinavians were sailing to the New World well before Christopher Columbus.
Authorities: Lindenhurst man made bombs to kill multiple people, himself
A Lindenhurst man accused of making pipe bombs and grenades wrote in his journal that he wanted to kill multiple people and himself, authorities said.
Softball / Top 20
Downers Grove South, West Aurora and Downers Grove North are the top three teams in this week's Daily Herald Top 20 softball rankings.
Elgin council spouses attend fundraisers on city's dime
Elgin continues to spend money on nonprofit fundraiser tickets for city council members' spouses and guests, an uncommon practice among suburban municipalities.
If it helps Chicago White Sox, Frazier happy to 'dumb people up'
Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier will say just abnout anything to his teammates if it helps them to forget about the pressures that come with playing major-league baseball.
Hey, what happened to … those 'Game of Thrones' characters?
The season premiere of "Game of Thrones" had us hopscotching all over Westeros and Essos, checking in with a lot of different characters. And yet, a bunch of people are still question marks.
Elgin woman charged with sexually abusing teenage boy
A 52-year-old Elgin woman was ordered held on $200,000 bail Monday on charges she sexually abused a teenage boy from August 2015 to April 2016.
How to fill those retirement years? Libertyville man builds Viking warship
Libertyville's John Maack satisfies several passions -- learning, woodworking, sailing, staying busy -- by building a replica Viking warship.
Girls soccer: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school girls soccer results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Girls soccer: St. Francis advances past Glenbard South
St. Francis scored a 9-0 victory against Glenbard South in a Class 3A Glenbard South girls soccer sectional semifinal.
Hammel stars on mound, plate in Cubs' rout of Cardinals
Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago's six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night
Local bridal salon with all-male staff shopping reality TV show
David Gaffke's East Dundee bridal salon, featuring an all-male staff, is the subject of a new reality TV show, "Bridal Boys," which he and his produciton team hope will soon get picked up by a network.
Whom could the Bulls get with the No. 14 pick?
The Bulls didn't move up in Tuesday's draft lottery. So barring a trade, their next task will be to find a good player with the No. 14 pick at the June 23 NBA Draft.
DuPage reopens newly renovated animal shelter
Dogs and cats are expected to have a better, quieter stay at DuPage County's Animal Care and Control facility after a roughly $930,000 renovation of the building.
Elk Grove mayor says industrial park is booming
Elk Grove Village's industrial park continues to boom in a big turnaround from seven years ago, Mayor Craig Johnson said in his state of the village address to the GOA Regional Business Association.
Girls soccer: Lake Forest denies Wauconda at Grayslake North
Wauconda's girls soccer team came up short in a 4-1 loss to Lake Forest in the semifinals of the Class 2A Grayslake North sectional semifinals Tuesday.
Football: Burlington Central tabs Melvin as hew head coach
Burlington Central High School named 1994 Larkin graduate Brian Melvin its new head football coach on Tuesday.
Football: Injury may end up defining Grayslake North's Gentile -- in a good way
Grayslake North senior Merrick Gentile was ready to begin a big senior year in football and baseball when a knee injury drastically changed everything. The resulting time spent rehabbing, however, has helped him chart a promising career course.
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