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Rozner: Blackhawks' Shaw too expensive for own good
Andrew Shaw simply wanted too much money and the Blackhawks could no longer afford him.
Should St. Charles protect Hotel Baker?
A new plan for St. Charles' First Street project may create a glossy, new competitor for the iconic Hotel Baker
Bad odor, taste in water puts wells in use in Elgin, Aurora
A bad odor and taste to the drinking water pulled from the Fox River has led Elgin and Aurora to temporarily turn to wells.
Mayors unite against Route 53 environmental study
Top elected officials in Hawthorn Woods and Long Grove unite in opposition to continued study for a proposed Route 53 extension
In case you missed it: Watch Arlington Heights 8th-grader on Jimmy Fallon
If you couldn't stay up late enough Wednesday night to watch "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon," you probably missed Arlington Heights 8th-grader Jack Aiello do his now-famous presidential candidate impersonations. Watch it here.
Palatine man to go on trial in October in 19-year-old murder case
The jury trial for a Palatine man accused in April 2014 of murdering a 14-year-old suburban girl in 1997 then dumping her body in a southeastern Wisconsin nature preserve now is scheduled to begin Oct. 24 in Racine.
Bartlett house fire does $182,000 in damage
A fire Friday afternoon in the second-floor bedroom of a house in the 900 block of Spruce Lane in Bartlett did an estimated $182,000 in damage to the home and its contents, Bartlett Fire Protection District officials said in a news release.
Search continues for missing South Elgin teen
Kianna Galvin, 17, of South Elgin vanished in early May, leaving her family distraught and police searching for clues.
Deal between Wheeling, mobile home residents could come Monday
Wheeling trustees Monday will take an official vote on a settlement agreement between the village and residents of Fox Point mobile home park.
Athleticism could be question for Chicago Bulls' pick
Looking back on the Bulls' draft night, first-round pick Denzel Valentine comes with some questions, while it's tough to know exactly whether the Bulls were engaged in Jimmy Butler trade talks.
Lester: Young impersonator talks 'Fallon,' life after speech
Exclusive: Fourteen-year-old presidential impersonator Jack Aiello of Arlington Heights thought he might have been dreaming when he stumbled downstairs one morning to learn Jimmy Fallon had requested he appear on "The Tonight Show," he tells columnist Kerry Lester.
Rolling Meadows teen charged with sexual abuse
A Rolling Meadows teenager was charged with sexual abuse after authorities say she molested a friend who was sleeping over at her house.
Teen drowns near Waukegan beach
The body of teen boy who drowned while swimming in a boat channel Friday afternoon near the Waukegan Municipal Beach has been recovered by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Glen Ellyn teen heading to Paralympics swimming trials
Ahalya Lettenberger, 15, of Glen Ellyn is heading to the Paralympic Swimming Trials in North Carolina next week, in hopes of qualifying for the Rio Paralympic Games.
Are you still a VR skeptic? So is Nintendo.
Everywhere you look at E3 -- the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo gaming conference held recently -- there seems to be something pitching virtual reality.Well, almost everywhere. At the Nintendo booth, there's only calm, traditional video game playing. In fact, there is only Zelda, and it is totally wrapped in fantasy.
Why this year's iPhone may be kinda lame
Rumor has it that Apple's going to seriously shake up the way it updates the iPhone -- and you probably won't like it that much.
Round Lake Park officers sue department over body cameras
Ten Round Lake Park Police officers have filed a federal lawsuit seeking more than $15 million because body cameras recorded them during private times.
Arlington Heights 8th-grader's impersonations of Trump, Clinton go viral
Arlington Heights teen Jack Aiello is getting national attention after a video of his eighth-grade graduation video from Thomas Middle School -- which includes spot-on impersonations of the 2016 presidential candidates -- went viral.
Weekend picks: Celebrate Swedish Days in Geneva
Geneva's Swedish Days continue with fine food, music and talent. More on this and other fun weekend events.
5 things to do in the suburbs this weekend
A classic musical in Lincolnshire, comedy in Rosemont and a beer festival in Lisle are among the weekend's offerings in the suburbs.
Elgin man faces prison, $1M fine after admitting bank fraud
An Elgin man faces up to 30 years in prison and $1 million in restitution after pleading guilty to band fraud, money laundering and giving false testimony in a bankruptcy case.
Chicago Blackhawks could look different after NHL draft
With the NHL draft being held in Buffalo over the weekend, the makeup of the Chicago Blackhawks could change dramatically.
Illinois Lottery winners again might not get paid
Illinois Lottery winners might -- again -- face the prospects of not being paid their jackpots in a timely manner if no state spending deal is struck by the end of the month.
Midwest travel: Zoom in to Ferraris on Oak in Chicago
Ferraris on Oak closes down Chicago's Oak Street July 10 to motor traffic to display a collection of 70 vintage, late-model and racing Ferraris. Art and nature connect at the sixth annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival July 2-3. And Dick Tracy Day returns to Woodstock July 2.
New festival debuts in Long Grove
Long Grove Summer Fest debuted Friday, a revamped version of the popular Strawberry Fest. The new festival features a broader array of summer fruits and food, bands, vendors and family activities than its predecessor. And the event will include a carnival, the first in the historic downtown.
9 stories you should read about Brexit
Trying to wrap your head around what Brexit is all about? How will this impact you, your money and the future of the U.S.? We've compiled 9 stories that you should read to help you understand the impact of Britain's historic referendum vote.
Frazier, Chicago White Sox continue to find in win over Jays
Todd Frazier's RBI single in the seventh inning Friday night carried the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Analysis: The British frantically Googling what the EU is, hours after voting to leave it
The whole world is reeling after a milestone referendum in Britain to leave the European Union. And although leaders of the campaign to exit Europe are crowing over their victory, it seems many Britons may not even know what they had actually voted for.
Part-time Pingree Grove fire employee charged with sex abuse
A 25-year-old part-time employee of the Pingree Grove Fire Protection District has been charged with sexually abusing a girl younger than 17.
Short & Sweet review: 'The SpongeBob Musical'
Looking for a fun, light family show? Hurry on down to the Oriental Theatre for "The SpongeBob Musical," which made its pre-Broadway world premiere this month and continues just through July 10 before it heads back to New York, where it was rehearsed and produced.
Suburban companies with ties to Britain face changes, uncertainty
While the United Kingdom prepares to exit the EU, many suburban companies like Pillarhouse USA in Elk Grove Village will closely watch the developments and how they affect the exchange rate as well as business operations there. About 200 Chicago and suburban companies have operations in the United Kingdom. Others are based there but have offices in the local suburbs,
Lake Zurich joins effort to save monarch butterflies
Lake Zurich will be part of a suburban push to help save monarch butterflies.
Arlington Heights 8th-grader on Jimmy Fallon tonight
Jack Aiello, the Arlington Heights eighth-grader whose impersonations of presidential candidates Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at Thomas Middle School's graduation ceremony made him a viral video star, will appear Wednesday on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
Fairs & festivals: Long Grove rebrands Strawberry Fest
So many fests to choose from: Long Grove's rebranded Summer Festival, Bartlett Arts Fest, Civil War Re-enactment Weekend in Bensenville, Tri-City Craft Brew Festival in St. Charles. And the list goes on.
Bahamas trip excites North Central students about marine dream jobs
A marine research trip to the Bahamas helped a group of North Central College students define their career goals within conservation and research.
Palatine Dist. 15, park district to consider Osage Park land for new school
Palatine Township Elementary District 15 board members and the Palatine Park District will begin looking at Osage Park in Palatine as a possible location for a new K-5 elementary school.
Arlington and Hawthorne selections for Saturday's races
Here is today's link to Daily Herald thoroughbred racing handicapper Joe Kristufek's selections for Arlington International Racecourse on Saturday. Joe Mazzone's selections for harness racing at Hawthorne Racecourse are also included here.
White Sox hoping Shields builds off much better start against Red Sox
James Shields delivered a much better start at Boston on Thursday then he did in his first three starts with the Chicago White Sox. General manager Rick Hahn said Shields has even more room to improve.
Amid protests, tollway leaders say Route 53 study will move ahead
The Illinois tollway isn't backing down on spending up to $50 million for a feasibility study of extending Route 53. That comes despite the Lake County chairman pulling his support and protests from about 20 opponents at a tollway meeting Tuesday.
Elgin police officers getting 2.5 percent raise
The city of Elgin and its police union reached a new agreement in just four weeks of negotiations and well before the start of the new Jan. 1 contract.
Olympic qualifying: Plenty to cheer about as Illinois' best compete at swimming trials
Matt Grevers, Kevin Cordes and Olivia Smoliga are among the swimmers with Illinois roots best positioned for success in the upcoming U.S. Olympic Trials meet.
Food the highlight of Greek Fest in Palatine
Greek Fest, a celebration of the music, the culture and, of course, the cuisine of Greece, opened Friday night at St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church in Palatine.
Wal-Mart opens in Carpentersville
The highly anticipated Wal-Mart Supercenter in Carpentersville opened its doors early Wednesday to large crowds of shoppers, community members and village officials.
Geneva's Swedish Days belongs to the kids
Kids take over Swedish Days in downtown Geneva.
Retiring Kane judge took time for juveniles, promoted diversity
After 21 years on the bench, Kane County Judge Thomas E. Mueller will retire in late August. A branch courtroom at the Aurora police station will be remaned in his honor.
Ditching the iPhone headphone jack is annoying for everyone except Apple
The furor continues over reports that Apple is doing away with its standard 3.5 mm headphone jack, a piece of technology that has existed in a recognizable version of its current form since the late 19th century.
Lake County male athlete of the year: Libertyville's Ben Kimpler
Libertyville's Ben Kimpler didn't have much down time in a high school sports experience that included perfect 12-for-12 participation in the seasons available to him. That kind of dedication, along with top performance, earns him Daily Herald male athlete of the year honors for Lake County.
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