Cubs | Jimenez homer vaults Sox past Cubs 3-1
The Chicago Cubs were glad to be back home Tuesday night after a rough go of things on the road. They had to face their former prospect, Eloy Jimenez, hitting a 2-run homer against them ninth inning, powering the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory.
Lake County | Jury finds Round Lake Beach man guilty of killing romantic rivalA Round Lake Beach man was found guilty of first-degree murder for gunning down a romantic rival from Libertyville. Kenneth Seplak, 39, now faces life in prison when he is sentenced July 30.
Crime | Carpentersville police shoot man who shot at them first, chief saysA Carpentersville police officer shot and injured an armed man who shot at him and another officer first, Police Chief Michael Kilbourne said.
Education | West Chicago District 94 to reconsider memorial policy after tree honoring graduate was removedIt is too costly to preserve all class gifts and memorials accumulated over the past 93 years at West Chicago High School, officials said Tuesday, "and therefore impossible to do." But District 94 officials admit they mishandled the removal of a plaque and tree planted in honor of former student Amanda Meiborg.
McHenry County | Demonstrators seek to keep AJ's memory alive as case against parents proceedsEach time Richard and Mary Becker think of their grandchildren, they also think of AJ Freund, the 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy who authorities say was fatally beaten by his parents. "We need to keep the boy's memory alive," said Mary Becker, one of about a dozen demonstrators outside the McHenry County Courthouse Tuesday, where AJ's parents made brief court appearances.
White Sox | White Sox are MLB's first team to announce protective netting extensionAs some point "later this summer" the Chicago White Sox are going to have extended protective netting that runs from foul pole to foul pole at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Business | Fifth Third to close 44 local branch banksFifth Third Bank will close 44 Fifth Third and MB Financial branches in the suburbs and Chicago next month, part of the Ohio-based bank's move to streamline operations in the wake of its merger with MB Financial Bank last year.
Politics | If appointed to open legislative seat, Rosemont mayor says he would keep both positionsRosemont Mayor Brad Stephens has put his name up for consideration for the legislative seat vacated by Michael McAuliffe, and says even if he were chosen, he'd remain mayor.
Crime | Person in custody after Schaumburg man found deadSchaumburg police say they have a person in custody in connection with the death of a 57-year-old man in what authorities are labeling a "domestic-related incident."
Columns | Feder: WGN reporter says job gave her PTSDAfter more than 20 years as a reporter for WGN-Channel 9, Marcella Raymond says she's suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder because of her job, reports Robert Feder.
News | In light of state tobacco law, St. Charles raises possession age to 21Starting next month, people under the age of 21 won't be able to purchase tobacco anywhere in Illinois. In St. Charles, they won't be able to possess it, either.
News | Historic Hoffman Estates farmhouse to be razed after builder doesn't show up to save itThe 119-year-old but dilapidated Bergman farmhouse in Hoffman Estates -- hoped for the past four years to find a builder interested in restoring it for its historic value -- won't be getting any older.
News | This man ate 'expired' food for a year. Here's why expiration dates can be meaningless."I ate heavy cream I think 10 weeks past date," says Mom's Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash, "and then meat sometimes a good month past its date. It didn't smell bad. Rinse it off, good to go." It was all part of his yearlong experiment to test the limits on food that had passed its expiration date.
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