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  • Jeffrey Bronken of Round Lake died in a small plane crash Saturday morning which left his daughter and her friend hospitalized.

    Dawn Patrol: Blue Line derails at O’Hare; Crash survivors in hospitalMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Round Lake girls still in hospital after plane crash; Ray Graham Association reopens Lombard community learning center; Buffalo Grove man’s bracket is perfect no more; historic Wheeling restaurant demolished; police say 19-year-old robbed woman at Algonquin Commons

  • 3-year law license ban for attorney guilty of prostitutionMar 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    A state commission that disciplines attorneys has issued a three-year law license suspension for a Sycamore attorney who pleaded guilty in 2012 to misdemeanor prostitution. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission not only cited the prostitution offense, but Reema Nicki Bajaj’s denial of it after she pleaded guilty, and lies on her license application from 2010.

  • Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Department firefighters assist residents as the leave their homes last year due to flooding of the Des Plaines River.

    Ideal melt conditions allay flood fears in Lake CountyMar 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Because of an ideal snow melt, emergency management officials in Lake County are warily optimistic about short-term flooding chances. "The bottom line is that, so far, Mother Nature has been very kind to us," said Kent McKenzie, emergency management coordinator.

  • Arlington Heights police officer Michael McEvoy, who was shot while responding to a call last December, holds the L.W. Calderwood Officer of the Year award at a luncheon Thursday at the European Crystal banquet hall.

    Dawn Patrol: Cop honored; slayings bring back bad memories Mar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Arlington Heights cop honored. Palatine slayings bring back bad memories. Des Plaines hospital to close. Elgin charter school officials not discouraged. Third man held in connection with Bensenville slaying. March Madness underway. Hawks have to do without Kane.

  • Bill Prim

    Prim sure winner for GOP sheriff in McHenry Co.Mar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Despite having less name recognition in McHenry County, Bill Prim’s message of reforming the sheriff’s office resonated with voters, who chose him over Undersheriff Andrew Zinke in Tuesday’s GOP primary. Prim lead by only 98 votes on Tuesday, and there aren’t enough votes left to be counted to make up that difference, McHenry County Clerk Kathy Schultz said.

  • Mary McClellan defeated Nick Provenzano for the GOP nomination in the McHenry County clerk primary Tuesday.

    McClellan says hard work, meeting the people put her over the topMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Nick Provenzano, who lost the GOP nod for McHenry County clerk, can’t put his finger on why his name recognition and history in county politics weren’t enough to overcome what he called his opponent’s negative campaigning. Mary McClellan earned the victory, according to unofficial results.

  • 2014 festival guide: How to get your free listings in the Daily HeraldMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    It's time to submit your 2014 festival and summer event listings to the Daily Herald. It's fun, it's free, and it's for nonprofits. Submit your festivals, concert series, fairs, carnivals, outdoor fine arts fests, family bike rides. And best of all, you can update your listing later on with more details.

  • The Bulls’ Carlos Boozer, right, battles for a rebound with the 76ers’ James Nunnally, center, and Jarvis Varnado during Wednesday night’s road game. The Bulls handed Philadelphia its 22nd straight loss.

    Dawn Patrol: Nellesen found guilty of murder; Rice speaks at JudsonMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Matthew Nellessen guilty of murdering his father in Arlington Hts. Condoleezza Rice speaks at Judson. Nurses, Maryville going back to negotiating table. Elgin woman gives up some animals. Coach Q gets 700th win, but Kane suffers injury. Bulls beat 76ers.

  • Senior Services Association to stage fashion showMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Senior Services Associates Inc. will present its 22nd annual fashion show with the theme “Rio Carnival” at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31.

  • Businessman Bruce Rauner, left, and his wife, Diana, right, celebrate with supporters after Rauner’s GOP victory last night in a four-way race for the Republican nomination for governor.

    Dawn Patrol: Rauner sweeps suburbs; Oberweis gets U.S. Senate nodMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Rauner wins GOP nomination. Oberweis wins U.S. Senate nod. Kaifesh wins 8th Congressional District. Cross wins GOP state treasurer primary. Salata coming to Wheeling. Elgin to discuss ex-school building property repairs. White Sox GM optimistic for season.

  • Glenda Miller

    Miller wins McHenry Co. treasurer GOP primaryMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Glenda Miller won the Republican primary for McHenry County treasurer, according to Tuesday’s unofficial vote tallies. Miller, 58, of Harvard, who has worked as chief deputy treasurer for 17 years, had 14,665 votes, and Jeffrey Thorsen, a 55-year-old Crystal Lake councilman and vice president of FirstMerit Bank, had 11,890 votes with all 212 precincts reporting.

  • Bill Prim

    Prim wins GOP nomination for McHenry sheriffMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Bill Prim prevailed by a slim margin of 98 votes in the Republican primary for sheriff in McHenry County, in which he ran against undersheriff Andrew Zinke. Prim of Cary had 14,516 votes while Zinke of Woodstock had 14,418 votes with all 212 precincts reporting, according to unofficial results on Tuesday night.

  • Mary McClellan

    McClellan wins McHenry Co. clerk GOP primaryMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    County board member Mary McClellan won the Republican primary for McHenry County clerk, as her opponent and fellow county board member Nick Provenzano conceded the race late Tuesday night. McClellan had 15,721 votes while Nick Provenzano had 12,099 votes, with all 212 precincts reporting, according to unofficial results.

  • Rauner sweeps suburban vote from DillardMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Businessman Bruce Rauner handily swept the suburban vote on his way to winning the GOP race for Illinois governor, but state Sen. Kirk Dillard, the only suburban candidate, did well enough downstate to keep the race close.

  • Voters today will decide who will be the Republican party’s gubernatorial candidate. Candidates from left are State Sen. Bill Brady, State Sen. Kirk Dillard, Bruce Rauner, and Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford.

    Dawn Patrol: It’s Primary Election Day; U-46 protests over readingMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    It’s Election Day. U-46 parents, teachers protest making reading optional. Lake Zurich advances townhouse development. Elgin man pleads guilty to sex assault, gets 16 years. Schaumburg native wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship. All-Elgin website will have a free app. Hawks’ Quenneville goes for record. Bulls fall to Thunder.

  • Voters choices today will decide who's on the November ballot in races across the suburbs and Illinois.

    Voting smooth so far in the suburbsMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Voting appears to be moving smoothly — if slowly — in the suburbs today as voters face big decisions over who to nominate to go on to November. Polls are open until 7 p.m. Cook County Clerk David Orr spokeswoman Courtney Greve said the early hours of voting in the suburbs had been going relatively smoothly, with scant calls from poll watchers and no obvious complaints yet.

  • Jim Scharpf eats lunch in the Des Plaines Tollway Oasis on Thursday, March 13, 2014. View is looking west at the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.

    Dawn Patrol: Oasis closes; pedestrian killed by trainMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Saying goodbye to the Des Plaines Oasis; Pedestrian killed by train in Palatine; No injuries after early-morning fire damages Geneva home; Hawks happy to have Hossa back; So what if Peppers picked Packers?

  • The wintry weather has made it tough to post campaign signs, with many planted in snow drifts or tossed around by high winds. The brutal winter has forced campaigns across the suburbs to adjust their tactics.

    Weather affecting primary election campaignsMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The awful winter weather that dogged the suburbs for months also made the campaign season for local candidates harder than usual as volunteers have had to hammer yard signs into frozen tundra and march through frigid and snowpacked conditions to knock on voters' doors.

  • Bill Prim, left, and Andrew Zinke are Republican candidates in the race for McHenry County sheriff.

    Here are the top races in McHenry, Kane countiesMar 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    The races to secure the Republican nominations for sheriff and clerk in McHenry and Kane counties top the lineup in Tuesday's primary election. The winners advance to the Nov. 4 general electon.

  • This photo of DeKalb Park District’s indoor, artificial turf facility illustrates what Huntley Park District would like to build if voters approve the $18 million request on Tuesday’s ballot.

    Fox Valley voters to decide four referendums TuesdayMar 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Come Tuesday, voters in Kane and McHenry counties will decide whether to pay more for the care of developmentally disabled residents, if Huntley needs a new indoor turf facility, whether the McHenry County Board chairman should be selected or elected, and if Algonquin can negotiate for lower electricity rates for its residents.

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