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Prosecutors: Woman ran down boyfriend on Lombard sidewalk
A 20-year-old LaGrange woman is being held on $200,000 bail in DuPage County jail after being accused of running over her boyfriend with his vehicle in Lombard.
Not the best start for Chicago Cubs' new closer
New Chicago Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman met the local media for the first time Tuesday. His news conference was a bit awkward, which the Cubs attributed to meanings being lost in translation from Spanish to English and back.
The problem with Chris Hemsworth's stunt casting in 'Ghostbusters'
Isn't it strange that a noncomedic actor has one of the funniest roles in "Ghostbusters"? Aside from Kate McKinnon, playing a bonkers scientist with endless facial tics, Kevin, portrayed by Chris Hemsworth, delivers most of the biggest laughs.
Man rescued from ditch after Elk Grove Village crash
A driver was rescued from a water-filled ditch after colliding with another car Tuesday in Elk Grove Village, authorities said.
Redacted report sheds little light on Sandack resignation
Downers Grove police Tuesday released a heavily redacted report filed about an ongoing investigation into an "internet scam" reported by recently resigned state Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove.
6-year-old boy dies after I-88 crash near Aurora
A 6-year-old boy died Monday night from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 88 near Aurora, according to Illinois State Police.
Streamwood woman gets 6 years for Medicare fraud
The head of a Schaumburg home health care company was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for fraudulently billing Medicare for unnecessary services, officials said.
Each Illinois legislator costs us an average of $100,000 a year
Taxpayers spent more than $18 million last year to cover salaries, stipends, benefits and reimbursements for the General Assembly, according to a new report from the Illinois Policy Institute. On average, lawmakers received $99,968 during the course of the year.
Naperville unlikely to reduce lawn-mowing hours
The hours when lawn crews can mow residential lawns in Naperville aren't likely to change after a panel rejected a proposal to shorten the timeframe on weekends.
State Rep. Sandack resigns suddenly citing "cyber security issues"
State Rep. Ron Sandack, a Downers Grove Republican and top legislative ally of Gov. Bruce Rauner, is resigning from the Illinois House after saying he's had "cyber security issues" in recent days.
Rolling Meadows senior housing plan stays alive
The proposal for a senior housing development at the former Dominick's property on Kirchoff Road lived to fight another day after the city council approved it on first reading at a contentious meeting on Tuesday night.
Woman pleads guilty to helping stab family cat to death
A 51-year-old Chicago woman pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to aggravated cruelty after admitting she helped her adult daughter kill the family's cat in Elmhurst.
Palatine roller rink asking for help after storm warps floor
Heavy rains last month left the roller rink at the iconic Orbit Skate Center in Palatine warped and bumpy. Now its owner is trying to raise $85,000 to fix the damage.
Bears offense: 5 things to watch at training camp
The Chicago Bears offensive line has been rebuilt, several contenders are eager to replace running back Matt Forte, and 2015 first-round pick Kevin White is ready to make up for lost time after missing his NFL rookie season with a leg injury. Those are just a few of the areas worth watching on the Bears' offense when thier NFL training camp begins Thursday.
Lake County cops want you to quit texting and driving
At least 11 Lake County law-enforcement agencies are participating in a campaign aimed at combating illegal texting and driving.
Libertyville officials consider land swap for downtown housing plan
Libertyville officials are considering an agreement to allow village-owned property to be included in an application by Swanson Development LLC for a proposed residential project on what is known as the Trimm property downtown.
Viking ship's arrival could help suburban vessel
The world's largest replica Viking ship -- the Draken Harald Hårfagre -- arrives at Navy Pier on Wednesday for the Pepsi Tall Ships Chicago 2016. Suburban residents working to preserve a similar vessel that traveled from Norway to Chicago nearly 125 years ago hope the fanfare the Draken generates sparks renewed interest and support for their mission.
White Sox still sifting over options as trade deadline nears
The White Sox are not going to add any outside help before Monday's trade deadline, but they've won four in a row and might hold off on moving players off the roster.
Throwback Tuesday victory for Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox won their fourth straight game Tuesday since all-star pitcher Chris Sale was suspended five games for destroying the team's 1976 throwback jerseys.
Schaumburg apartment complex sold after doubling value
An approximately $7 million upgrade allowed a redevelopment partnership to sell the 300-unit Woodbury Place apartment complex in Schaumburg for $43.2 million this month after buying it for only $19.2 million in 2012.
Study shows acupuncture can lower blood pressure
A recent study showed that acupuncture needles placed in the right points on the body can significantly lower blood pressure.
Williams tempers comments suspended Chicago White Sox ace
White Sox vice president Kenny Williams could have launched a verbal barrage at suspended No. 1 starting pitcher Chris Sale, but he backed off and credited general manager Rick Hahn and manager Robin Ventura for handling a difficult situation.
The Latest: 46 people rescued from sinking vessel off Alaska
Officials say two Good Samaritan vessels have rescued 46 people who abandoned a sinking fishing boat in Alaska's Aleutian Islands
Barrington neighbors, developer asked to compromise on townhouse plan
After more than two hours of public comment and debate on a proposed 21-unit townhome development in the Rosyln Road neighborhood, the Barrington plan commission Tuesday night asked the residents and developers to work on a compromise before the commission decides whether or not they will recommend the plan to the village board next month.
Mundelein High educators critical of block schedule
Educators studying the pros and cons of Mundelein High School's unusual block schedule came out strongly against the scheme during a special school board meeting Tuesday.
Police: Fight over drugs leads to Zion stabbing
An argument over drugs led to a fatal stabbing at a Zion gas station on Monday night, police said Tuesday.
Patsy, Eddie and friend Kate Moss hit big screen for 'Ab Fab' movie
Champagne socialites Eddie and Patsy are back onscreen in a movie spin-off of the hugely popular BBC television series "Absolutely Fabulous."
Dramatic changes coming to Bloomingdale resort
The Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort will permanently close its golf course and conference center as part of a plan to preserve and improve the hotel on the Bloomingdale property.
Bland's mother at DNC: Black life cut short 'a national loss'
Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland of Naperville, spoke at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night in support of democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Reed-Veal spoke with the Mothers of the Movement group about those who have lost children to violence.
Clinton can't stop Trump
An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: Trump took on 17 experienced politicians, the Republican Party the entire national mainstream media and won.
Rauner signs plans aimed at curbing local government costs
Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday signed legislation from a bipartisan duo of suburban lawmakers geared toward cutting local government costs.
5 things to look for with Bears defense at camp
Will a healthy Pernell McPhee be the difference-maker the Bears envisioned? Will the two new inside linebackers make the type of impact plays that were missing last year? These and other issues will be worth watching on the Bears' defense when training camp begins Thursday at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais.
Democrats make history: Clinton their first female presidential nominee
Democrats made history at their national convention Tuesday in Philadelphia by officially voting Hillary Clinton their first female presidential nominee.
Positive story on Trump was ignored
A Libertyville letter to the editor: It was a story of a multiple generation family, and their love, accomplishments and ties to one another, from the little Baron Trump, to the tales of Donald Trump's father's impact and mentoring of him.
Lake County Fair prepares for opening
The Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake came alive Tuesday with preparations for the opening of the annual county fair.
Man charged in Buffalo Grove woman's slaying found competent to stand trial
A 20-year-old man accused of killing his neighbor and later a Buffalo Grove woman in a random drive-by shooting was found competent Tuesday to stand trial despite symptoms of schizophrenia.
Baseball: Mt. Prospect, Fox Lake eager for Legion state tourney voyage
Prospect Post 552 and Fox Lake Post 703 are eager for their Wednesday openers in the American Legion baseball state tournament in downstate Jerseyville.
Changes lead to a mix of old, new for Goo Goo Dolls
The Goo Goo Dolls' 11th studio album features a mix of anthems and ballads. They'll play those songs and past hits at a July 26 show at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island.
Imrem: Cubs compromised franchise's integrity with Chapman
So, Theo Epstein says the Chicago Cubs didn't compromise their integrity by trading for Aroldis Chapman?
'Banged-up' Bryant at DH for Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant began Tuesday night's game against the White Sox as the designated hitter, one night after crashing his head into second baseman Tyler Saladino on a slide. Bryant said he is OK.
For 25 years, Lollapalooza a homecoming for suburban artists
Lollapalooza was conceived as a farewell tour for the band Jane's Addiction, and it brought suburban natives like the Smashing Pumpkins home. Twenty-five years later, it's a Chicago destination returning Thursday to Grant Park.
DuPage County Fair begins 5-day run in Wheaton today
The DuPage County Fair is promising to have something for everyone when it kicks off its five-day run Wednesday in Wheaton.
Decision on Sandack's replacement still days away
A decision on replacing 81st District state Rep. Ron Sandack, a Downers Grove Republican, likely won't come until the weekend, according to an official involved in making the appointment.
Will tax levy freeze remain as Kane faces bigger deficit?
Facing an even larger defict than projeceted for 2017, Kane County officials began to take sides in the debate over raising taxes Tuesday night.
Study shows acupuncture can lower blood pressure
A recent study showed that acupuncture needles placed in the right points on the body can significantly lower blood pressure.
Q&A: Sean Stegall on what it's been like being Elgin's city manager
Departing Elgin City Manager Sean Stegall says he is most proud of having worked to maximize the strengths of city staff members.
District 128 leaders: Reserves could be gone in 6 years
Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials are concerned continued deficit spending is going to eat up the district's $81 million reserve fund in six or seven years.
Maine West girls basketball coach Derril Kipp dies
Heavy hearts prevailed throughout the Illinois high school girls basketball world Tuesday with the passing of Derril Kipp, the fifth-winningest girls basketball coach in state history who helped bring Maine West High School a state title.
Coaching legend Derril Kipp's life celebrated in Maine West gym where he excelled
Derril Kipp was remembered for his devotion to family, sense of humor and his legacy as the fifth-winningest girls basketball coach in Illinois history Saturday at Maine West High School in Des Plaines.
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