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Suburban Realtor leader led organization into internet age
Margery Shinners, CEO of the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors, worked 21 years for the professional organization before she died unexpectedly Tuesday. She was 51.
Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing
The fate of a Utah woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown while their family awaits the positive identification of a body found in the park and believed to be the 14-year-old boy
West Chicago principal honored
Gloria Trejo, principal at West Chicago's Pioneer Elementary School, is honored by the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendants as this year's Latino Administrator of the year.
Witnesses, video led to murder charge in Oak Brook tollway shooting
Law enforcement officials say it was a combination of eyewitness accounts and video surveillance technology that allowed them to quickly focus their attention on Anthony Tillmon as the prime suspect in Friday's shooting death of a truck driver on the Reagan Tollway in Oak Brook. Now the 34-year-old Lansing man faces a first-degree murder charge and is being held on $3 million bail.
Police: Elgin man trashed apartment, choked woman
A 22-year-old Elgin man is charged with trashing a woman's apartment at Elgin's Artspace Lofts, destroying artwork and later assaulting her after she confronted him at a bar.
Suburban all-stars heading to 'Olympics' of cheerleading
Valor, a coed cheerleading squad made up of 43 athletes from 24 high schools in the suburbs and northern Illinois, will compete at the United States All Star Federation's Cheerleading Worlds this weekend in Florida. The team is based out of Ultimate Athletics cheer gym in Wauconda.
Baseball: Wheaton North's Mueller takes one for the team
With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Wheaton North's Erik Mueller was hit by a pitch to give the Falcons a 5-4 DuPage Valley Conference baseball victory over visiting Lake Park.
Fox host takes vacation after Ivanka Trump microphone quip
Two days after he was criticized for saying he enjoys Ivanka Trump's voice, Fox News host Jesse Watters says he's taking a family vacation until Monday
ECC officers accuse now-departed police chief of discrimination
Two Elgin Community College police officers are accusing the college's police chief of engaging in sexually-explicit, gender- and race-based discrimination, and racially charged language and behavior over the past three years, and the college president of failing to do anything about it.
Youth leagues' costs rise as bad behavior contributes to umpire shortage
Suburban baseball leagues are paying more for umpires because badly behaved coaches and parents have driven people -- especially teens -- away from the job.
Maroon 5, Usher, Alabama Shakes headline Jazz Fest Day 2
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is entering its second day
Chicago Bears deal again, take D-II TE Adam Shaheen
Chicago Bears make another trade, draft TE Shaheen out of D-II Shaheen
Bee expert doesn't show, so judge says Longmeadow work can proceed
Construction will restart on Kane County's Longmeadow Parkway project following a judge's ruling Friday.
Softball: Barrington wins slugfest over Elk Grove
In quite the uncharacteristic circumstances of a Barrington and Elk Grove softball game, the two teams combined for 20 runs and 29 hits on Friday. And if not for senior Rachel Krzysko's game-ending defensive play, there could have been a few more hits and runs at the Fields of Dreams in Barrington.
Nine charged in Crystal Lake attempted robbery
Nine people are facing charges in connection with an April 3 stabbing and attempted robbery in Crystal Lake, police said.
Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series
A hacker is claiming to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom not to release the entire fifth season online
Tiesta Tea moves to Elk Grove Village
Tiesta Tea, the loose leaf tea company, said Thursday it has moved into a new 23,000 square foot warehouse in Elk Grove Village.
Denbur named Illinois Small Business Exporter of the Year
Small business owner Fariborz Maissami saw big potential in manufacturing small items. He was named Illinois Small Business Exporter of the year.
Hurricanes acquire G Darling from Chicago for draft pick
The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired goalie Scott Darling from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a draft pick
Indianapolis man pleads guilty to killing 3 in 4-day span
An Indianapolis man has pleaded guilty to killing three people over four days last spring in attacks that authorities say he justified by citing a horror movie
Carpentersville man gets 8 years for strangling girlfriend
A jury had found 24-year-old Luis F. Bustos guilty of aggravated domestic battery, a Class 2 felony, on March 7, and he was sentenced by Kane County Circuit Judge James C. Hallock.
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Girls track: Libertyville's Manetsch is managing, and Grant defends county title
Libertyville's Melissa Manetsch is bouncing back from a bout with shin splints, and Grant's girls track team had a leg up on the competition in winning the Lake County Invite at Deerfield on Thursday.
Suburbs should not opt out of employee protections
Guest columnist Toni Preckwinkle: Regrettably, a number of municipalities -- many of them in the Northwest suburbs -- are now passing ordinances which reduce basic benefits for workers.
Baseball: Geneva thumps Streamwood
Geneva scored 12 runs in the third inning and went on to a 13-3 win over Streamwood Friday in an Upstate Eight River baseball game at Streamwood.
North Dakota official faces recall threat for refugee claims
Supporters of refugee resettlement in Fargo are trying to recall a city commissioner who says North Dakota's largest city spends too much on the program and speculated that immigration has led to increased crime
DJ shares how TriCity Family Services helped him
While emceeing the annual gala for TriCity Family Services, Scott Mackay, host of Mackay in the Morning at Aurora-based 95.9 The River, shared his own story of hitting rock bottom and needing help.
Farms' thirst for water roils Wisconsin's central sands
Big farms' thirst for water is causing conflict in Wisconsin, where land owners and environmentalists worry that high-capacity wells are depleting lakes and streams and hurting water quality
The Latest: Polish leader wants Brexit guarantees for expats
Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo says that securing current rights of Poles living in Britain and London's future financial and other ties with the European Union are key for her in Britain's divorce negotiations with the club.
Baseball: Lineup shuffle benefits red-hot St. Charles North
Even a potent batting order like St. Charles North's can use the occasional tweak.
The Latest: Francis tells Egypt Catholics to be merciful
Pope Francis is urging Egypt's tiny Catholic community to be good and merciful to their fellow Egyptians, saying "the only fanaticism believers can have is that of charity!"
GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries
GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries among doctors and patient groups - and some Republicans
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On Superhero Day at Winfield hospital, sick kids are the 'true heroes'
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital's version of Superhero Day recognizes the "superpowers" of sick kids and the doctors and nurses who care for them. It's also an occasion to step out of the hospital gowns and scrubs and into capes and masks.
Bail reduced for defendant in attack on Crystal Lake man
One of four people charged with aggravated kidnapping and battery in a January attack on an 18-year-old Crystal Lake man, which was streamed live on Facebook, has had her bond reduced. Brittany Covington, 19, had her bond reduced from no bail to $500,000 bail, court records show.
Bartlett's oldest bar seeking to build beer garden
The owner of Bartlett's oldest operating bar -- Bracht's Place -- is seeking special-use permits next week to build an outdoor beer garden behind the building and to allow drinkers access to an already acquired 1,200-square-foot interior addition.
Flights to Berlin airport diverted over suspicious suitcase
German police say they are investigating a suspicious suitcase at Berlin's Tegel airport and the operator says flights there are being diverted
Zyrkowski takes eyes-wide-open approach at Libertyville
Conant grad Brian Zyrkowski is eager for his first high school head coaching opportunity, at Libertyville.
Lake Zurich chooses Mertens as football coach
District 95 administrators are recommending the hiring of Luke Mertens as Lake Zurich's next football coach.
Mertens ready to break ground on next coaching phase, at Lake Zurich
Luke Mertens, the only football coach Lakes Community High School has known, is eager to get going on the opportunity awaiting him at Lake Zurich.
Boys basketball: Zyrkowski to lead Libertyville program
Brian Zyrkowski will be the next varsity boys basketball head coach at Libertyville, pending board approval.
Lakes' Selig selects football at Western Michigan -- as a starting point
Two-sport standout Ryan Selig of Lakes has committed to a football future at Western Michigan, and he isn't ruling out continuing to play baseball for the Broncos.
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