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    Football: Crabel steps down at Burlington Central

    Football: Crabel steps down at Burlington Central
    Rich Crabel knows how to push football players to bring out their best performance. Pushing pencils? That was his least favorite part of the job. Citing the ever-expanding administrative duties that come with being a head football coach at the high school level, Burlington Central's coach submitted his letter of resignation during a meeting with athletic director Steve Diversey on Thursday. It took effect Friday.

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    Barrington player's mock highlight reel goes viral

    Barrington player's mock highlight reel goes viral
    Jack Lenihan may not be destined for the NFL, but the backup wide receiver for the Barrington High School varsity football team might have a future in comedy. A mock "recruiting" video Jack made highlighting his junior season -- mostly showing him standing on the sidelines watching his teammates in action -- went viral this week, earned him national attention and even a pair of college offers.

  • 3
    St. Charles students expelled for computer attack

    St. Charles students expelled for computer attack
    Two St. Charles East High School students successfully shut down District 303's network for the better part of a month in an ongoing denial-of-service attack. They were expelled for the rest of the year, but it cost the district about $9,000. "It clearly made life very difficult for our teaching staff," Superintendent Don Schlomann said. "I think, clearly, that had a great deal of impact on our classrooms. And that was the most concerning part of this for me."

  • 4
    Barrington grad, partner win $1 million in 'Amazing Race'

    Barrington grad, partner win $1 million in 'Amazing Race'
    Barrington college student Amy DeJong and her teammate Maya Warren, tasted sweet victory in the final leg of CBS' "The Amazing Race." The pair won the CBS reality show and will split a million-dollar prize.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Friday's results
    Results of area high school boys basketball games for Friday, Dec. 19.

  • 6
    Butler, Mirotic score big in big Bulls win

    Butler, Mirotic score big in big Bulls win
    The Bulls didn't have balanced scoring Friday, but Jimmy Butler and Nikola Mirotic provided plenty of offense. Butler scored 31, Mirotic added 27 and the Bulls took down the powerfu Memphis Grizzlies on the road 103-97.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Friday's results
    Results for area girls high school basketball games for Friday, Dec. 19.

  • 8
    2 Bartlett High students hack into Elgin U-46 portal

    2 Bartlett High students hack into Elgin U-46 portal
    Bartlett police are considering criminal charges against two Bartlett High School students who hacked into an Elgin Area District U-46 online portal and changed student attendance records, officials said Friday. "One account being hacked into is one too many," said John Heiderscheidt, the district's coordinator of safety and security. "We're taking every precaution we can."

  • 9
    Surging Seahawks face wounded Cardinals in big NFC showdown

    Surging Seahawks face wounded Cardinals in big NFC showdown
    GAME OF THE WEEK: Surging Seahawks, wounded Cardinals meet with big playoff implications

  • 10
    Bruising victory for Stevenson

    Bruising victory for Stevenson
    A hustling Jalen Brunson ran into a brick wall -- Caleb Reams, actually -- fouled and tumbled, landing on his left shoulder. Stevenson's star won't lose many battles. Most high school basketball players, however, won't fare well when crashing into Reams, Warren's 6-foot-3, 240-pound University of Illinois football commit. "I'm just icing it. It's a little sore," Brunson said of his shoulder. "It's got a little bruise on it. I kept trying to stretch it out (during the game). But I should be fine." At game's end, all was well for Stevenson and Brunson, too. Brunson, who didn't miss any time on the court after his first-quarter collision with Reams, scored 10 of his game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter, and Stevenson held off a furious rally by the visiting Blue Devils to win 50-41 Friday night.

  • 11
    Barrington stands tall against Fremd

    Barrington stands tall against Fremd
    As if Barrington's height, rebounding and defensive prowess isn't enough, wait until the Broncos, as coach Bryan Tucker puts it, "get a little better at valuing the basketball." A little bit better shot selection, especially according to the situation, and having key ballhandlers stay out of foul trouble will help them be even more impressive than they already were in Friday night's 65-57 Mid-Suburban West win at home over Fremd.

  • 12
    Child being observed for Ebola symptoms

    Child being observed for Ebola symptoms
    A child with a fever that was detected during screening at O'Hare International Airport is at the University of Chicago Medical Center for observation for Ebola virus symptoms. The child had no other symptoms of the virus.

  • 13

    Toughness, finesse carry Prospect
    Prospect used some on-court toughness and some finesse in beating Wheeling 48-40 at the the Jean Walker Field House in Mt. Prospect on Friday night. The Knights' Grant Miller, whose nickname is Bulldog, provided the toughness. And sophomore Frankie Mack had the finesse in the Mid-Suburban East victory.

  • 14

    Naperville Central victory a milestone for Kramer
    Like the inevitability of the sun rising in the morning, Naperville Central boys basketball coach Pete Kramer knew visiting Wheaton North would make a run at his squad before Friday night's DuPage Valley Conference battle reached a conclusion.

  • 15
    2 tax-break deals OK'd to lure tech firm to Gurnee

    2 tax-break deals OK'd to lure tech firm to Gurnee
    Two school districts have agreed on property tax breaks for Akhan Semiconductor Inc. as part of a larger proposed incentive package to bring the technology company to Gurnee. "If it's a good direction for the community, it's a good direction for the schools," District 50 board President Mark Vondracek said.

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    Images: Downers Grove North vs. Glenbard West, boys basketball

    Images: Downers Grove North vs. Glenbard West, boys basketball
    Glenbard West hosted Downers Grove North Friday night for boys basketball.

  • 17
    White Christmas out east could mess up holiday travel

    White Christmas out east could mess up holiday travel
    AccuWeather reports a storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create major travel delays, both on the roads and at airports. The early stages of travel problems from patchy rain and fog will develop on Tuesday, AccuWeather said.

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    Former teacher pleads guilty to obscenity
    A 30-year-old Palatine man who had worked as a physical education teacher at Wheeling High School, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor obscenity charge this month, court records show. in exchange for his guilty plea, Brian Rossetti was sentenced to 18 months supervision and ordered to pay $334 in fines.

  • 19
    Down the stretch, it's Glenbard West

    Down the stretch, it's Glenbard West
    For a change, Glenbard West's boys basketball team surged to a double-digit second-half lead on Friday.The key at that point was keeping it.The Hilltoppers did just that, holding off Downers Grove North in a 69-56 West Suburban Silver Conference victory in Glen Ellyn.

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    Providence falls into Benet's trap
    In Benet parlance full-court pressure defense is all about trapping ponytails.

  • 21
    Theft report leads to drug arrests in Palatine

    Theft report leads to drug arrests in Palatine
    Two men were charged with drug possession after Palatine police responded to retail theft report.

  • 22

    Prospect produces a win at Wheeling
    Prospect's perfect girls basketball season continued on Friday night as the Knights captured a 44-33 victory on the road at Wheeling. Senior Taylor Will led all scorers with 20 points while classmate Catherine Sherwood chipped in 13 and junior Nikki Matters 10.

  • 23
    Geneva's Santacaterina will cap NIU career at Boca Raton Bowl

    Geneva's Santacaterina will cap NIU career at Boca Raton Bowl
    It seems only fitting that a guy nicknamed "Santa" be playing a big game in December.

  • 24

    Conant closes out Hoffman Estates
    Conant finally found a way to win a close one. The Cougars, who had heartbreaking losses to Fremd and Barrington, held off a late charge by host Hoffman Estates on Friday and topped the Hawks 60-55.

  • 25
    Conklin, Metea Valley too much for South Elgin

    Conklin, Metea Valley too much for South Elgin
    Metea Valley center Mark Konkle expected to see South Elgin's 6-foot 10 center Tyler Hankins crowding him around the glass in the Mustangs' 83-51 Upstate Eight Conference Valley Division boys basketball blowout of the Storm in South Elgin Friday night. Instead, with Hankins in street clothes until the end of January due to injury and Konkle's 6-foot-6 frame giving the senior a 4-inch height advantage against his defenders, the cup was free and the game plan was to get the ball inside to the 235-pounder and the rest would take care of itself.

  • 26

    Three suburban women arrested in New Jersey robbery
    Three suburban women wanted in connection with a New Jersey robbery were arrested Thursday by Illinois State Police. The women, one from Park Ridge and two from Lincolnwood, are accused of stealing $18,000 in cash from a Chinese restaurant in New Jersey three months ago.

  • 27

    Callaghan's versatility leads St. Charles North over Larkin
    There are turning points to every game. With senior guard Jake Ludwig forced to the bench after picking up his fourth foul late in the third quarter, St. Charles North needed someone to take charge Friday night against Larkin.

  • 28

    Girls basketball: Lake County roundup
    Lakes' girls basketball team had to work hard to pull out a 56-44 win over Marian Central in an opening-round game of the Northern Illinois Holiday Classic at Woodstock on Friday night. Lakes (5-5) trailed 29-20 at the break.

  • 29

    Big finish powers Palatine
    The Palatine boys basketball team is no stranger to quick starts. On Tuesday, the squad zipped out to a 10-0 lead against Elk Grove, only to falter late in that contest and find themselves on the short end of a 69-62 outcome. With a possible third consecutive loss staring them in the face, Palatine traveled to Schaumburg Friday night to try and right the ship and came away with a hard-earned road win, 51-47 in Mid-Suburban West action.

  • 30
    Quinn appoints his budget chief to be comptroller

    Quinn appoints his budget chief to be comptroller
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named his budget chief as a short-term replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. Jerry Stermer has been director of the governor's budget office since 2012. He was the Chicago Democrat's chief of staff during Quinn's first term and the longtime director of advocacy group Voices for Illinois Children.

  • 31

    Sunny debut for Fremd in Arizona
    After making its first plane trip in school history on Wednesday, Fremd's basketball team was flying high on the court on Thursday. Led by senior Haley Gorecki's 25 points, the Vikings posted a 48-29 victory over ThunderRidge (Colo.) in the round of opening round of the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz.

  • 32
    Geneva gets back on track

    Geneva gets back on track
    Geneva coach Phil Ralston was still smarting a bit from watching his team give up 77 points in a loss to St. Charles East last weekend. The Vikings nearly blanked visiting Streamwood in the opening quarter on Friday night on the way to a 53-30 Upstate Eight River victory, making it at least a little easier for their coach to put last week in the rearview mirror.

  • 33
    Bears need to clean house in a big way

    Bears need to clean house in a big way
    The Chicago Bears overpaid Jay Cutler and now the organization needs to be held accountable. Mike North believes a full house cleaning is in order.

  • 34

    Girls basketball: Fox Valley roundup Friday, Dec. 19
    Girls basketball: Fox Valley roundup Friday, Dec. 19

  • 35
    Scouting area boys basketball holiday tournaments

    Scouting area boys basketball holiday tournaments
    For a second straight year, York's 32-team field will dominate the local boys basketball landscape this holiday tournament season.Beyond the Dukes' 41st annual Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament -- featuring 10 DuPage County representatives -- teams will spread out among 12 tournaments from Wheeling to Centralia.

  • 36

    St. Edward survives Aurora Central Catholic's charge
    Aurora Central Catholic threw everything it had at St. Edward in the fourth quarter Friday -- a little full-court pressure, some Mario May down low and a lot of Brett Czerak hitting shots seemingly from the parking lot. St. Edward had an answer for it all, all 35 of the fourth-quarter points the Chargers put on the scoreboard. Sophomore Kelvin Cortez-Harvey proved to be the most clutch, making all 6 of his free throws, while his mates in the three-guard lineup Gino Domel and Joseph French handled the Chargers' pressure and sixth man Danny Favela added a key tip-in in the final minute of the Green Wave's 74-70 victory.

  • 37

    Hersey picks up the pace
    If Hersey's bounce-back performance against Rolling Meadows Friday is an indication of the team's direction, then the Huskies are ahead of schedule. "Usually, we fall flat at Pekin and then get it together the rest of the season," Hersey coach Steve Messer said after his team's 75-64 Mid-Suburban East boys basketball victory in Ken Carter Gym. "We fell flat against Fremd and got it together tonight, so maybe we're ahead of the curve." There's no doubt that this was the Huskies best offensive performance of the season, topping their previous high of 70 against Robeson and prepping the team for the Pekin tournament after Christmas.

  • 38

    Pair charged with stealing from Salvation Army bucket
    Two men have been charged with stealing from a Salvation Army donation bucket, DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Friday. The theft occurred Thursday night outside the Ultra Foods in Lombard.

  • 39

    Lawsuit: Carpentersville police lied about birthday party arrests
    Four people have filed a malicous prosecution lawsuit against Carpentersville police, saying a trio of officers lied to justify arrests made when responding to a noise complaint at the birthday party of a 5-year-old boy in 2009. The four were acquitted of all charges in a January trial in which a video recording of the incident served as a key piece of evidence.

  • 40

    Wrestling scoreboard: Friday's results
    Results of area high school wrestling meets for Friday, Dec. 19.

  • 41

    Geneva blitzes Streamwood
    If the Geneva Vikings had to play without top scorer Janie McCloughlan for a period of time, they picked a good week to do it. Host Geneva (9-0, 5-0) tuned up for the upcoming Montini Christmas tournament by cruising past Streamwood 58-33 Friday night for its ninth straight victory to start the season.

  • 42

    Hadler helps Elk Grove edge Buffalo Grove
    Dan Hadler finished with a game-high 21 points to help Elk Grove improve to 2-1 in Mid-Suburban East boys basketball after a 54-50 victory over visiting Buffalo Grove on Friday. Buffalo Grove led by 1 point entering the fourth quarter before being outscored 16-11. Senior Depin Patel finished with 9 points, all on 3-pointers, for the Grenadiers. Collin Calcagno paced the Bison with 15 points and Colin Dekorski finished with 13.

  • 43
    Round Lake man accused of having child porn

    Round Lake man accused of having child porn
    A Round Lake man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing child pornography, Lake County officials said Friday.

  • 44

    Bartlett stymies East Aurora
    Nobody takes any pity on you in the Upstate Eight Conference. East Aurora entered Friday's UEC Valley boys basketball game at Bartlett short-handed after senior point guard Lawrence Stewart strained his back in Thursday's loss to Glenbard East. He was joined on the bench by leading scorer Adrian Smith, who remains academically ineligible. Sensing their chance to pounce, the Hawks and coach Jim Wolfsmith showed East Aurora ever-changing defenses that caused confusion, havoc and 22 turnovers in a 72-57 victory.

  • 45

    Waubonsie Valley collects its first league victory
    Heading into a rivalry game against Neuqua Valley on Saturday, the Waubonsie Valley boys basketball team grabbed some momentum with a 45-35 win over a cold-shooting Glenbard East on Friday in Lombard.

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    WW South starting to figure it out
    Right on schedule, Wheaton Warrenville South is starting to win some girls basketball games.

  • 47

    Naperville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patients
    A Naperville doctor has been charged with sexually assaulting and abusing three patients at his Yorkville office. Dr. Haohua Yang, 50, was arrested after Kendall County prosecutors charged him Tuesday with three counts of criminal sexual assault and five counts of criminal sexual abuse.

  • 48

    Hersey handles Rolling Meadows
    Hersey had a lot to overcome in Friday's 55-46 Mid-Suburban East victory at Rolling Meadows. Not the least of which was a whistle-fest in the first quarter, a period in which 18 personal fouls were called. Both teams were in the bonus with just four minutes gone in the stanza, something both squads said they had never seen before. "It was a first, that's for sure," said Hersey junior Maddie Berigan. "The refs were calling it close, which is a good thing."

  • 49
    BlackBerry, Boeing to offer spy phone

    BlackBerry, Boeing to offer spy phone
    Boeing has released few details about the inner-workings of the phone, which it says in a brochure "was designed with security and modularity in mind."

  • 50
    Metropolis director cultivated Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey

    Metropolis director cultivated Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey
    New Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Executive Director Joe Keefe said Friday he wants the Arlington Heights theater to become a "greenhouse" for the development of original productions -- just one idea he has to make the financially struggling venue sustainable. Keefe said original productions at Metropolis would build upon the facility's existing school of performing arts that involves actors, musicians, playwrights and directors.

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    St. Charles students expelled for computer attack

    St. Charles students expelled for computer attack
    Two St. Charles East High School students successfully shut down District 303's network for the better part of a month in an ongoing denial-of-service attack. They were expelled for the rest of the year, but it cost the district about $9,000. "It clearly made life very difficult for our teaching staff," Superintendent Don Schlomann said. "I think, clearly, that had a great deal of impact on our classrooms. And that was the most concerning part of this for me."

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    2 Bartlett High students hack into Elgin U-46 portal

    2 Bartlett High students hack into Elgin U-46 portal
    Bartlett police are considering criminal charges against two Bartlett High School students who hacked into an Elgin Area District U-46 online portal and changed student attendance records, officials said Friday. "One account being hacked into is one too many," said John Heiderscheidt, the district's coordinator of safety and security. "We're taking every precaution we can."

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    Carpentersville cops not charged in death after arrest

    Carpentersville cops not charged in death after arrest
    Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon will not pursue any charges against the Carpentersville officers who arrested Joshua Paul hours before he died of internal bleeding at an Elgin hospital. Carpentersville Director of Public Safety Al Popp said video of the arrest exonerates the two officers, both of whom are 10-year veterans of the department and have been on active duty since Paul's death.

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    Barrington Hills passes new rules on horse boarding

    Barrington Hills passes new rules on horse boarding
    The Barrington Hills village board passed new rules this week on the number of horses allowed at commercial boarding operations, possibly ending what's been a long-standing controversy in a town that proudly proclaims its equestrian friendly atmosphere. The measure was passed during a special meeting Monday before a large crowd at Countryside Elementary School.

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    Bears need to clean house in a big way

    Bears need to clean house in a big way
    The Chicago Bears overpaid Jay Cutler and now the organization needs to be held accountable. Mike North believes a full house cleaning is in order.

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    Firebird is an every-man's car with Hollywood charisma

    Firebird is an every-man's car with Hollywood charisma
    While actor James Garner had charm enough to draw in many fans of his 1970s TV show, "The Rockford Files," Jim Suva of Westchester tuned in to watch the actor's four-wheeled co-star, a Pontiac Firebird Espirit.

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    Naperville debating future of north downtown

    Naperville debating future of north downtown
    Discussions have begun in Naperville about the future of the few blocks immediately north of downtown, which could remain largely residential or take on a more commercial feel. "The basic point is what's going to happen with that part of the world," Council member Joseph McElroy said. "What I believe this part of the world should be is medium density residential development, not high-intensity commercial."

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    Barrington grad, partner win $1 million in 'Amazing Race'

    Barrington grad, partner win $1 million in 'Amazing Race'
    Barrington college student Amy DeJong and her teammate Maya Warren, tasted sweet victory in the final leg of CBS' "The Amazing Race." The pair won the CBS reality show and will split a million-dollar prize.

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    Mark your calendar: George McCaskey's legacy day is Dec. 29

    Mark your calendar: George McCaskey's legacy day is Dec. 29
    I'll say it, and I hope like heck I don't regret it, but I trust George McCaskey to make the right decision(s) on Dec. 29.What he does or doesn't do on that day will secure his legacy.Time to be bold, George.

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    Trapshooting to resume Sunday in Naperville

    Trapshooting to resume Sunday in Naperville
    Members of Naperville Sportsman's Club are getting their shooting range back Sunday after it was shuttered for six months for renovations. That means clay targets will be flying as people such as Sportsman's Club President Jim Monk get back to the hobby they love in the park at 735 S. West St. "We're extremely excited," Monk said. "It's been a while since we've been out there."

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