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  • Arthur Manning was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in prison for the 2008 stabbing death of Naromi Mannery in St. Charles.

    Dawn Patrol: 25 years for St. Charles stabbing murder; GOP chairs pickedApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    25 years in St. Charles stabbing murder. Naperville company can put trucks back on the road. Cook GOP retains chairmanship. Kane County GOP selects new party chairman. Lake County picks new chairman. Party chairmen keep their seats in DuPage. Bulls draw Wizards first. Sox lose in 14.

     
  • Grayslake North High School senior Yanni Gaglos celebrates after his key started the 2012 Fiat 500C Tuesday through the Operation Click program during a ceremony at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer. Students were chosen from area high schools based on a list of requirements, grades, and pledges of safe driving who then were given a key for a chance to win the car.

    Dawn Patrol: Pedophile gets 50 years; safe driving gets two teens carsApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Des Plaines pedophile gets 50 years in prison. Huntley teen who crashed SUV doesn't have a license. Elk Grove, Grayslake North teens win cars for safe driving. Tea Party members in St. Charles call for GOP takeover. Elgin, Huntley see benefits to Amtrak service to Rockford.

     
  • Soccer in the snow: Barrington’s Maesyn Poidomani, right, moves the ball against Buffalo Grove during a varsity girls soccer match at Coach Tom Frederick Field last night in Barrington.

    Dawn Patrol: Snow will go away; Aurora boy brings gun to schoolApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Snow falls, not expected to stay. Aurora boy brought loaded gun to school. Georgia man stole millions from Aon Hewitt. DuPage mayors step up push for pension reforms. ECC examines outsourcing custodial services. ComEd sends drop notices in error. Bulls beat Magic.

     
  • Caitlin Cox, almost 3, walks with her parents Meghan and Jeff during a Juvenile Arthritis benefit walk organized by the St. Charles East High School student council Sunday at the school’s Sports Center. She was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis last September. They are from St. Charles.

    Dawn Patrol: Benefit for 2-year-old; Elgin driver smashes into houseApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    St. Charles East students help 2-year-old girl’s cause; Elgin driver charged after smashing into house; Arlington Hts. church recreates march into Jerusalem; Wood Dale egg hunt goes to the dogs; Hawks, Blues begin playoffs Thursday; Ramirez homer saves another White Sox bullpen mishap; Cubs drop 2 of 3 to Cardinals; Knicks snap Bulls’ winning streak

     
  • The Rozycki family got good and bad news after a story ran in the Daily Herald last week about their recovery from a fire that damaged their home. The bad news was that the health of Tucker, their beloved 14-year-old Welsh Pembroke Corgi, took a turn for the worst and had to be euthanized.

    Dawn Patrol: 6 years for 6th DUI; good, bad news for Schaumburg dogsApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Arlington Heights man gets 6 years for 6th DUI; good news, bad news for Schaumburg dogs helped after fire; Senate candidate Oberweis proposes gradual minimum wage increase; Amrich supporter gets Island Lake post; things looking up for Hawks' Ben Smith.

     
  • Jamie and Liz Schramm, on their porch in Wauconda, hold a photograph of John T. Nightingale, as they talk about their friend who died after being shot by Wauconda police.

    Dawn Patrol: The other James Eaton (not charged); 2 portraits of man police killedApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fire damages two homes on Fox River. 2 different portraits of man shot by police. Investigators clear speaker of meddling in Metra jobs. Suburban Dems kills millionaires tax. Elgin votes to fill vacant council seat. Elgin panel delays downtown bar decision. Noah’s fourth triple double leads to 6th straight win.

     
  • Racine County Sheriff Chris Schmaling yesterday announced the arrest of James P. Eaton in the 1997 murder of 14-year-old Palatine resident Amber Creek. Eaton will appear in court this morning.

    Dawn Patrol: Suspect in Palatine girl’s murder in court; bandit strikes againApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Palatine murder suspect due in court. Lawmakers approve GPS monitoring of suspects. Man accused in Zion murders faces life sentence in Virginia slaying. Hooded Bandit strikes again in Bensenville. First Clampton Hills clerk remembered. Cubs lose to Pirates.

     
  • An arrest has been made in the 1997 murder of Amber Creek, shown here on her 13th birthday.

    Dawn Patrol: Palatine girl’s ’97 murder; Wauconda cops’ gunfire fatalApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Armed man shot by Wauconda police dies. Elgin woman forfeits horses. Lake Zurich overturns gaming ban. Elk Grove man drowns in Chicago River. Elgin man pleads guilty to shooting. UConn beats Kentucky for NCAA title. White Sox fall to Rockies.

     
  • Amber Creek’s body was discovered Feb. 9, 1997, in the Karcher Wildlife Refuge located in Burlington, Wis. The identity of the man suspected of slaying the 14-year-old Palatine girl is set to be released this afternoon by Wisconsin authorities.

    Dawn Patrol: Arrest made in 1997 slaying; Family moved by supportApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Report: Arrest made in 1997 slaying of Palatine girl; family moved by support after toddler’s tragic death; body found in Evanston could be that of missing Des Plaines woman; woman fights off would-be abductor near Elgin hospital; Revolutionary War figures honored at Elk Grove Cemetery

     
  • Heroin was a hidden scourge in the suburbs when the Daily Herald started a special series more than 10 years ago.

    Hidden no more: Heroin in suburbsApr 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    What the Daily Herald addressed more than a decade ago as a “Hidden Scourge” is hidden no more. In the years since our first series of extensive reports on the effects of heroin on lives in the suburbs, the deadly addiction has grown relentlessly more visible.

     
  • The Pirates got the last laugh early this morning: Tony Sanchez, left, is grabbed by teammate Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker (18) after driving in the winning run in the 16th inning against the Cubs in Pittsburgh. The Pirates won 4-3.

    Dawn Patrol: Trucking firm in fatal I-88 crash closed; 6-hour Cubs gameApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Rampage leaves four dead at Fort Hood. Regulators shut down trucking company involved in fatal crash. Naperville wants to end mayoral pensions. House approves smoking ban on university campuses. Naperville to borrow for projects. White Sox rally for win. Coach: Toews will be 100 percent.

     
  • Our crazy weather continues. Monday’s warm temperatures meant Skyler Waclaw, 12 of Warrenville, could play a little basketball on Monday at Cerny Park in Warrenville. But the cold returned Tuesday. More rain and cold temperatures are expected this week.

    Strong storms, hail, flooding expected for IllinoisApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    The National Weather Service says tornadoes, strong winds and large hail could pound portions of southern and southwestern Illinois in the coming days. In the suburbs, we are expecting rain and cold, windy weather.

     
  • Just seven votes separate Marmarie Kostelny, left, and D.J. Tegeler in their primary race for a circuit court judge seat in Kane County.

    Dawn Patrol: Mundelein sex offender arrest; 7-vote margin in judge raceApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sex offender arrested in Mundelein. Judge candidates separated by 7 votes. Group pitches higher gas tax for better roads. Elgin man charged in two crimes. No injuries in Schaumburg fire. Suburban teens named Golden Apple Scholars. No rush to judgment on Abreu. Why facing Pacers might be Bulls' best bet.

     
  • Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia connects with the ball during the White Sox home opener against the Minnesota twins Monday at U.S. Cellular Field.

    Dawn Patrol: $5 million bond in Aurora murder; Crash victim identifiedApr 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ex held on $5 million bond in Aurora murder. Schaumburg crash victim identified. Hultgren unveils proposed heroin solutions. Craft beer fests heading to Aurora and Wheaton. Cubs lose opener on 10th-inning HR. White Sox wipe last year away.

     
  • Family and friends attend a candlelight vigil for Jeffrey and Katherine Bronken Sunday night at Heron View Park In Round Lake. The father and daughter were killed in a Florida small plane crash.

    Dawn Patrol: Vigil for plane crash victims, Moeller takes oathMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Round Lake dad, daughter remembered with vigil; Moeller takes oath of office in 43rd District; Batavia man reported missing in Japan found; fundraiser helps match vets with rescued pit bulls; Toews ‘day-to-day’ after Blackhawks loss; Sox’ Konerko ready for his final big-league go-round; Cubs’ Samardzija continues to learn on his baseball journey

     
  • Fifty-three-year-old Jeffrey Bronken, of Round Lake, was killed Saturday when his small plane crashed in Clearwater, Fla. His daughter Katherine Bronken, 15, died from her injuries yesterday. A third person, Keyana Linbo, 15, a Grant Community High School student, remains in stable condition in a Florida hospital.

    Dawn Patrol: Daughter dies after plane crash; TSA officer sues CTAMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Daughter dies after plane crash. TSA officer injured in CTA crash sues. Cost of animal upkeep disputed in Kane neglect case. Welding machinery likely cause of Des Plaines fire. Fire damages Lombard house. Bail set in Lisle road rage case. LA Fitness hot tub closed in Naperville again. Will union decision shake up college sports?

     
  • Medinah Country Club officials are appealing property assessments for the past three years, which could net rebates of roughly $1 million if successful and shift more of the tax burden onto neighbors in the future.

    How Medinah’s proposed tax cut could cost schools Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Officials at the exclusive Medinah Country Club near Roselle are attempting to reduce the property tax burden by nearly 80 percent for each of the last three years. If successful, two school districts would have to repay the club roughly $300,000 each, or essentially the equivalent of 12 new teachers' salaries, officials said.

     
  • New county health rankings show a return to form for several of the collar counties. After some slippage last year, four local counties rated in the top 15. DuPage County rated particularly well.

    DuPage, Kane counties among healthiest in IllinoisMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    New county health rankings show a return to form for several of the collar counties. After some slippage last year, four local counties rated in the top 15. DuPage County rated particularly well. Karen Ayala, executive director of the DuPage County Health Department, pointed to efforts aimed at enrolling residents into affordable health care programs and a push to end heroin use in the county as initiatives that drive healthy living.

     
  • Firefighters on the scene Monday afternoon at Midwest Motors in Lake Zurich. Fire broke out on the second floor at the south end of the building.

    Dawn patrol: Body found near Rosemont; Fire damages car dealershipMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Man’s body found near Rosemont. Fire damages Lake Zurich car dealership. Safety systems, train operator under scrutiny in CTA crash. Kane County animal neglect case riles volunteers. Bozek honored by Buffalo Grove park board. Beauty salon bandit sentenced for robberies. Bulls beat the Pacers.

     
  • Deborah Conroy

    Lawmaker calls for end to 13th pension paymentMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Villa Park Democratic state Rep. Deborah Conroy has proposed legislation that would eliminate the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund's controversial 13th payment. The 13th payment is a bonus paid to retirees using tax revenues from participating government agencies. In 2013, the bonus payment cost taxpayers more than $41 million statewide. The average payment is about $343, but can be as much as $7,659.

     
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