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Cops identify Glendale Heights shooting victim; husband still hospitalized
A woman found dead with multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday morning inside a Glendale Heights townhouse has been identified as 49-year-old Tina Stevanovic, authorities said Wednesday.
Darien man dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound
A 51-year-old Darien man is dead from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound after barricading himself in a home on the 1600 block of Darien Club Drive Thursday morning, police said.
Hampshire man out on bail accused of sexual abuse in Elgin
A 22-year-old Hampshire man -- free on bail after being charged with two felonies in March -- was charged last weekend with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
New Naperville shops offer ingredients, art, grilled cheese
Two shops and a restaurant offer specialty ingredients, a chance to make art for fun and the classic comfort of grilled cheese in downtown Naperville.
GOP lawmaker: Obama should shorten Blagojevich's sentence
A Republican lawmaker from Crystal Lake says President Barack Obama should shorten convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal prison sentence in his last day in office.
St. Charles man charged with DUI in DeKalb teen's death
A St. Charles man has been charged in connection with a crash Tuesday night that killed a DeKalb teenager and seriously injured an Elgin resident.
Crystal Lake, Naperville, Wheaton students to see Trump make history
Students from Crystal Lake, Naperville and Wheaton are among those making the trip to Washington to watch Donald J. Trump take the oath of office.
Community vigil Friday for Lake in the Hills family killed in murder-suicide
Family, friends and community members will have a candlelight vigil Friday for the Lake in the Hills family killed in a murder-suicide last week. They will gather at 5 p.m. behind Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Road.
Lopez tries to explain Chicago Bulls' inconsistent season
The past few days were another microcosm of the Bulls' season -- beat a good team one night, lose to a bad team the next. Center Robin Lopez offered one theory on the Chicago Bulls' inconsistent play, but it also has a lot to do with the inconsistent bench.
Mount Prospect annexes United property, 44 more acres
After several delays, Mount Prospect trustees on Tuesday cleared the annexation of a piece of United Airlines property for takeoff. Board members voted to annex the 6.25-acre site at the southeast corner of Linneman Road and Dempster Street, along with another 44 acres at the intersection's southwest corner.
Police seek suspect in Rolling Meadows home invasion, sex assault
Police in Rolling Meadows are warning residents to be cautious after a man forced his way into a woman's residence early Saturday morning and sexually assaulted her.
Northwestern baseball team 'drafts' Des Plaines teen
Northwestern University's baseball team welcomed its newest member Sunday -- a 13-year-old Des Plaines boy drafted to teach the athletes about courage and resiliency.
Bolingbrook man dies in one-car crash in Naperville
A 65-year-old Bolingbrook man was killed Thursday when the car he was driving struck a traffic signal at Ogden Avenue and Route 59 in Naperville, authorities said.
Waukegan 'monster mom' gets 43 years in prison for killing daughter
A Lake County judge called a Waukegan woman a "monster mom" before sentencing her to prison for 43 years for killing her emaciated 11-year-old daughter.
Mount Prospect OKs new TIF district for village's downtown
In a bid to spur redevelopment of its struggling downtown, the Mount Prospect village board voted Tuesday to create a new Tax Increment Financing District covering more than 235 parcels on nearly 180 acres in the area around South Main Street and East Prospect Avenue.
1 dead after crash on Algonquin Road in Algonquin
One person is dead after a car crash in Algonquin early Wednesday morning.
Historical Haeger Potteries pieces up for auction
East Dundee's Haeger Potteries, which ceased operations last summer, is putting a collection of historical items up for auction next month.
Naperville's Main Street Promenade sold for $88 million
Main Street Promeade, developed by Dwight and Ruth Yackley of BBM Inc. in downtown Naperville, was acquired by Oak Brook-based Retail Properties of America Inc. for about $88 million
How Ray Kroc movie 'The Founder' replicated suburban sites in Georgia
The suburban home, country club and restaurants where Ray Kroc created his McDonald's empire are all part of "The Founder," which opens Friday. But all filming was done in Georgia. Take a look at how the standins live up to the originals.
Five generations share one birthday today
Members of five generations of the McManaway family share the same birthday -- Jan. 19.
Cubs World Series trophy coming to Gurnee
Gurnee will be a stop for the Cubs' World Series trophy on Sunday, Jan. 22.
North Aurora police release photos of shooting suspects
North Aurora police have released photos of the suspects, and the getaway car, in a Jan. 14 shooting.
Metra honors train crew involved in shooting
After a harrowing night with an armed suspect on board and police exchanging gunfire, Metra honored the train crew for grace under pressure.
Diamond Lake District 76 taxpayers to vote on $11.4 million project
Taxpayers in Diamond Lake District 76 will be asked to approve $11.4 million in borrowing to fund basic improvements, such as bathroom renovations, in the district's three schools
Barrington boy dies after bike accident
A 12-year-old Barrington boy died Saturday after falling off his bicycle, authorities said.
Services set for Barrington boy killed in bike accident
Services have been set for Jonathan "Jak" Kallas, the 12-year-old Barrington boy who died over the weekend after falling off his bike.
Waukegan mother apologizes for fatal abuse of daughter
The Waukegan woman who pleaded guilty to killing her 11-year-old daughter said she is taking responsibility for what she did and apologized during her sentencing hearing in Lake County court.
Arlington Heights announces Hearts of Gold winners
Among the 11 winners of this year's Arlington Heights Hearts of Gold awards are the founder of Escorted Transportation Service, which uses volunteers to provide rides to seniors, and the couple that founded Help USA Troops to provide "comfort boxes" to military personnel overseas.
Mount Prospect rewards village manager with 5 percent raise
Crediting him for helping expand the village's reach through annexations and creating a new downtown TIF district, Mount Prospect's village board this week rewarded Village Manager Michael Cassady with a 5 percent raise and $15,000 bonus.
This weekend's Norge ski tournament postponed
Unseasonably warm temperatures have forced organizers to delay this weekend's Norge Ski Jump International Winter Tournament in Fox River Grove for the first time in 112 years.
How White Sox pitching prospect Kopech hit 110 mph in drill
New Chicago White Sox pitching prospect Michael Kopech hit 110 mph on a radar gun Tuesday during a training session, but it was off flat ground from about 15 feet with a lighter ball.
Constable: Inauguration entertainers can surprise
Inauguration Day activities aren't always a window into the soul of our new president. James Brown, the godfather of soul, performed his hit "Say it Loud -- I'm Black and I'm Proud" at an event for a president not usually associated with funk.
Dawn Patrol: North Aurora police release photos of shooting suspects
N. Aurora police release photos of shooting suspects. Northwestern baseball team "drafts" Des Plaines boy. Aurora police investigate armed robbery, carjacking. Dist. 15 schools to undergo safety repairs. Rollover crash leads to arrest of North Barrington burglary suspect. Metra honors train crew for response to shooting. Raines elected to Hall of Fame.
Authorities: Hoffman Estates man dropped, shook child
A Hoffman Estates man is being held on $600,000 bail on charges that he dropped and shook a 3-year-old child who suffered bleeding around the brain.
Carol Stream drops lease with operator of landscape waste facility
Carol Stream trustees are expected next month to revoke a permit for operators of a landscape waste facility that never got off the ground on village-owned land off Kuhn Road.
Palatine schools getting $14.8 million safety fixes this summer
About half the schools in Palatine Township Elementary School District 15 will be shut down this summer so crews can make about $14.8 million in building improvements.
Week 7: Durrett earns Daily Herald MVP honor
Wheaton Warrenville South senior forward Dillon Durrett has earned Daily Herald MVP honors after his recent high school boys basketball performances.
Siri brings satisfying south Indian cuisine to Wheeling
Need a pick-me-up from the dreary winter weather? The new Siri Indian in Wheeling just might be the antidote with its spicy Indian fare and south Indian specialties served in an upscale art gallery setting.
This Warren win was well worth the wait
Warren's girls basketball team came up with a big road win Wednesday, taking a 42-40 decision at Stevenson.
'No dark secrets,' says father of Lake in the Hills murder-suicide victims
There were "no dark secrets or anything like that," said Luis Garcia Thursday of the tragic death of his two young children at the hands of his wife.
Glenbard South's Sims acting like a true captain
Glenbard South's Sims serious about serving a larger community
Attacker convicted in rape, robbery of 87-year-old Westmont woman
A 23-year-old Woodridge man was convicted Thursday of the rape and armed robbey of 87-year-old Westmont woman in the early morning hours of New Year's Day 2015.
Pressure cooker tea-braised chuck roast with ginger and orange
Pressure cooker recipe for tea-braised chuck roast with ginger and orange from cookbook authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough.
St. Charles East set to induct four to Hall of Fame this weekend
Four former student-athletes who combined for 3 state championships, five top-6 state individual performances, six top-3 state team finishes, and competed in 7 different sports will be spotlighted this weekend at St. Charles East.
Bartlett knocks off West Aurora to take UEC Valley lead
Bartlett's boys basketball team knocked off West Aurora 60-53 Wednesday night in a battle of Upstate Eight Conference Valley Division unbeatens.
Girls basketball scoreboard: Wednesday, Jan. 18, results
High school girls basketball results from games of Wednesday, Jan. 18.
Week 7: Larson nets Daily Herald MVP distinction
Grayslake Central senior guard/forward Amanda Larson has earned Daily Herald MVP honors after her recent high school girls basketball performance.
Police: Mundelein woman missing more than a week
A Mundelein woman who was last seen in Lakemoor has been missing for more than a week, police say.
Caputo expected to open new Des Plaines grocery next month
A shuttered Joe Caputo & Sons grocery store in Des Plaines will soon be back in business. Des Plaines city officials confirmed that Nat Caputo, owner of the grocery business, has received building permits to open Joe's Fresh Market at 959 E. Oakton St.
Glenbard East shootout brings top talent to area again
When Sides Collide exhibition offers don't-miss basketball
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