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Bulls trade Gibson, McDermott to OKC
The Bulls traded Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City just before the NBA trade deadline struck on Thursday. In return, they hope to have acquired the team's point guard of the future.
Gibson bids emotional farewell to Chicago Bulls
Taj Gibson left the Advocate Center after finding out he'd been traded to Oklahoma City on Thursday. But he returned and talked about his emotions while saying goodbye to the city and the Chicago Bulls.
Sears cutting 130 jobs
Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. cut 130 jobs Thursday, continuing its effort to reduce expenses and keep the struggling retailer afloat.
ABC 7 suspends Giangreco over tweet deriding Trump
Media writer Robert Feder is reporting that WLS-Channel 7 has slapped sports anchor Mark Giangreco with a multiweek suspension for a tweet in which he called President Donald Trump a "cartoon lunatic" and referred to Trump voters as "simpletons."
Old tollway coin buckets on their way out
Illinois tollway leaders approved a contract Thursday to replace the iconic buckets at toll booths with updated machines featuring touch screens that can accept credit cards or bills as well as coins
Des Plaines police wait to speak with crash survivor
The lone survivor of last week's deadly crash in Des Plaines, which killed four people, has been in an induced coma and unable to talk to investigators since the accident, Des Plaines Police Chief Bill Kushner said Thursday.
Naperville police searching for man in tuxedo after curious note
Police have asked for help identifying a tuxedo-clad man who slipped a curious note to a gas station clerk Sunday, Feb. 12.
What makes Chicago Blackhawks' top line so effective?
It's taken the better part of two seasons, but it appears that Jonathan Toews has finally found a pair of linemates in Nick Schmaltz and Richard Panik that he'll be playing with into the foreseeable future. What has made them so effective? Two things ...
Appellate court affirms Villa Park man's murder conviction
The state's Second District Appellate Court has affirmed the first-degree murder conviction of Todd Mandoline of Villa Park for starting a 2012 fire that killed his former girlfriend in Lombard.
Witness recounts fatal shooting of Bartlett man, dumping body and cover-up
A key witness in the murder trial against a former Algonquin man accused of killing a Bartlett man in 2014 over drugs described Thursday how Gary Bennett shot Keith Crawford in the back of the head in August 2014, dumped his body and destroyed evidence.
Victims robbed in Elgin after ATM withdrawal
Elgin police are looking for armed robbers who targeted people who made an ATM withdrawal early Thursday morning.
Girls basketball scoreboard: Thursday, Feb. 23, results
High school girls basketball results from games of Thursday, Feb. 23.
2 workers at Little City in Palatine accused of hitting boy
Two employees at Little City in Palatine are accused of hitting an 11-year-old resident at the mental health facility.
Mt. Prospect police arrest St. Charles man accused of soliciting girl
A St. Charles man who occasionally worked as a substitute teacher was ordered held on $125,000 bail Thursday on charges he attempted to solicit and groom a 16-year-old girl for a sexual encounter. He was arrested Tuesday by Mount Prospect police.
Three-car crash in Melrose Park kills Addison woman
An Addison woman died after another driver blew a red light early Wednesday morning in Melrose Park, causing a three-car accident, police said.
North Barrington attorney sent to prison for nearly 10 years
A North Barrington attorney charged with breaking into his ex-wife's Hawthorn Woods home and threatening her and their daughter with a gun was sentenced Thursday to nearly 10 years in prison.
GE Healthcare moving hundreds of workers from Barrington to Chicago
GE Healthcare said Thursday it is moving hundreds of jobs from Barrington to downtown Chicago. The exact number of jobs is not being disclosed, but the workforce will be combined with an existing Chicago office at 500 W. Monroe that will include software engineers, software developers, data scientists and other workers.
U-46 to issue guidance on immigration for schools, parents
Elgin Area School District U-46 officials will be issuing new guidelines for schools and parents in light of President Donald Trump's evolving immigration policies.
New stores coming to Woodfield in July
Coming changes to the store lineup at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg include the opening of the Midwest's first Superdry location and actress Kate Hudson's Fabletics in July, as well as the temporary closure of Victoria's Secret as it undergoes an extensive remodel from March to August.
'Ghost Adventures' host recalls spooky suburban experiences
Before he hunted ghosts for the Travel Channel, "Ghost Adventures" host and Glenbard West alumnus Zak Bagans recalls some spooky experiences in the suburbs.
$25 million project to revamp Cantigny gardens, museums
Cantigny Park will launch a five-year, $25 million project to create new gardens and renovate museums on the grounds of the Wheaton oasis, officials announced Thursday.
Benet roars past Plainfield East
Benet defeated Plainfield East to win the Class 4A East Aurora girls basketball sectional championship.
Elgin plans outdoor concert in August
The city of Elgin is planning a new, internationally themed concert with food trucks and a beer tent during the weekend of Art & Soul on the Fox in August.
Dawn Patrol: Naperville police searching for man in tux who could be in danger
Man in tuxedo could be in danger, Naperville police say. Silver Alert issued for man last spotted in McHenry. Sheriffs air concerns on deportations. How will reveral of transgender guidelines affect suburban schools? Streamwood teen charged in doughnut shop robbery. Public asked to help find St. Charles man who's been missing for 10 years. Maddon, Bryant weigh in on intentional-walk rule.
Rauner honors Buffalo Grove resident's heroism
Gov. Bruce Rauner honored Buffalo Grove resident Duncan O.C. Harris on Thursday in Springfield.
Opponent wants apology from Geneva mayor over ethics accusation
Opponent wants apology from Geneva mayor over ethics accusation
Geneva blows out Rolling Meadows
Geneva coach Sarah Meadows had little to be upset about as the top-seeded Vikings (26-4) cruised to a 66-40 Class 4A Glenbard West sectional championship victory over third-seeded Rolling Meadows (23-8) Thursday night in Glen Ellyn.
Images: Benet Academy vs. Bolingbrook, girls basketball
Benet Academy played Bolingbrook in the Class 4A East Aurora girls sectional title basketball game.
Images: Maine West vs. Evanston Township HS, girls basketball
The Maine West High School girls basketball team faced Evanston Township High School on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the sectional final at Niles West High School.
Spagnola, Iverson named AP first team All-State
Maddie Spagnola and Alyssa Iverson get to finish their girls basketball seasons this weekend at the IHSA state finals at Redbird Arena, and they get to do so as all-staters.
Kane's hat trick leads Hawks past Coyotes 6-3
Fans were treated to a wildly entertaining 6-3 Blackhawks victory over Arizona at the United Center on Thursday. The Hawks won for the eighth time in nine games, getting a hat trick from Patrick Kane and additional tallies from Nick Schmaltz, Ryan Hartman and Michal Rozsival.
Editorial: A reminder from a tragic crash
In this editorial, the Daily Herald shares in the grief for the four lives lost in a horrific car crash in Des Plaines Thursday night and says we all would do well to remember that the only moment that's promised is the one we have this instant,
Trip to soccer game ends tragically for Arlington Heights family
Soccer was the thread that bound the Crawford family together. But before Kevin Crawford, wife Anita and daughter, Kirsten, could get to the Lattof YMCA in Des Plaines for a game Thursday night, their lives ended tragically.
Downers Grove man guilty in mother's 2013 murder
A Downers Grove man faces between 45 years and life in prison after being convicted Thursday of firing a single, fatal shot into his mother's head outside a Burr Ridge church.
Feisty Fremd finishes in super fashion
Fremd's basketball team, seeded No. 2, led 39-20 on 3-pointer by senior Midori Williams late in the third period and never looked back in posting a 49-30 triumph over top-seeded Hersey (27-4) at the Libertyville Class 4A sectional championship. It marked Fremd's third straight sectional title and the No. 2 seeded Vikings (27-6) will face Rockford Boylan in Monday's Dundee-Crown supersectional at 7 p.m.
Maine West does it again
The girls basketball team from Maine West advanced to the Class 4A supersectional round by defeating top-seeded Evanston 50-31 on Thursday at Niles West.
Local sheriffs air concerns on deportations
Suburban authorities' reactions range from ambivalence to defiance over the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's plans for a massive deportation effort that includes deputizing local police to assist.
Cubs' Almora gifted with abduance of baseball sense
Albert Almora Jr. is only 22 years old, but the Chicago Cubs outfielder displays baseball IQ well beyond his years.
Man found in car with teen faces child porn, sex abuse charges
A Chicago man faces child pornography and sex abuse charges after Barrington police arrested him early Saturday morning with a 13-year-old girl in his vehicle, authorities said Tuesday.
Northwest suburban police blotter
Burglars forced open the front door at a home on the 1000 block of North Sycamore Lane, Des Plaines, and stole a video game system, eight DVDs, 30 boxes of jewelry including a diamond and silver bracelet, diamond earrings, two watches, 10-ounce silver bar, and a pillowcase.
Carpentersville man found guilty after threatening woman with gun
A Carpentersville man accused of holding a gun to a woman's head in front of her children while asking them to "come watch your mother die" was convicted by a Kane County jury this week of gun charges, Kane County officials said.
Images: Geneva vs. Rolling Meadows, girls basketball
Geneva High School faced off against Rolling Meadows in the Class 4A Glenbard West sectional girls basketball championship on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Glen Ellyn.
Crespo seeks to broaden state focus on Latinos beyond Chicago
State Rep. Fred Crespo of Hoffman Estates, as the first leader of the state's Latino caucus from outside Chicago, says he's focused on making sure that lawmakers don't assume that teenage immigration issues, high dropout rates and teenage pregnancies aren't Chicago-centric issues.
After mom's death, bill to tighten penalties for crosswalk scofflaws advances
A proposed law stiffening penalties for drivers who hit pedestrians at crosswalks with flashing beacons cleared a state committee after compelling testimony from a Mount Prospect man whose wife died at one of those locations.
An added crash heartache: What happens to Crawford children?
Just 36 hours after her sister, brother in law, and niece were killed in a car crash on their way to a soccer match, Erika Schmidt was grappling with two seemingly incomprehensible and irreconcilable tasks. At the same time Schmidt and her parents were planning services for 52-year-old Kevin, 50-year-old Anita, and 20-year-old Kirsten Crawford, they were also trying to determine the logistics of how to best raise the family's two surviving children, 15-year-old Hailee and 10-year-old Christian.
Montini wins 14th consecutive sectional title
Montini defeated Whitney Young to win the Class 4A Argo sectional championship.
Previewing the Class 1A and 2A state semifinals
Here's a look at the Class 1A and 2A girls basketball state semifinals involving Harvest Christian and St. Edward.
Church, faith sustain Crawford relatives as they cope with crash
In the face of the tragedy that took the lives of their daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter, Erwin and Ursel Schmidt say they are relying on their strong faith to sustain them.
Chicago Bulls return to work as trade deadline looms
While trade negotiations heated up around the NBA, the Chicago Bulls held their first practice after the all-star break on Wednesday evening. The players will know by 2 p.m. Thursday if the Bulls made any changes before the trade deadline hits.
Fremd hangs on in a classic at Prospect
Leading by 2 points, Fremd's boys basketball team fended off 4 inbounds plays by Prospect in the game's final eight seconds to capture the Mid-Suburban League boys basketball title at Jean Walker Field House on Wednesday.
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