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    Bouncer shot during Fox Lake bar brawl

    Keith Lee Jr.

    Feb 28, 2015 5:33 PM

    A bouncer was shot and a patron suffered head injuries during a brawl at a Fox Lake bar early Saturday morning. Fox Lake police said the bouncer, Tim Reid, 27, suffered a gunshot wound to the right shoulder during the fight. Three people were arrested, including a Waukegan man accused of shooting Reid.


    Blackhawks acquire offensive help in Vermette

    Center Antoine Vermette, celebrating after scoring a goal for the Arizona Coyotes last month, provides a boost for the Blackhawks’ offense with Patrick Kane sidelined.

    Feb 28, 2015 10:44 PM

    Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman completed a trade Saturday night with the Arizona Coyotes to add veteran center Antoine Vermette to the Blackhawks’ roster, further strengthening the team’s depth down the middle of the ice. The price was the Blackhawks’ first-round pick in the 2015 NHL draft and 23-year old defense prospect Klas Dahlbeck.


    COD candidates say more oversight by board needed

    Financial losses at the Waterleaf Restaurant have several challengers in the College of DuPage board race calling for greater oversight at the school.

    Feb 28, 2015 7:32 AM

    Challengers in the College of DuPage board of trustees race say several issues, including financial losses at the school’s Waterleaf Restaurant, highlight the need for the board to provide greater oversight. But the two incumbents seeking re-election insist they have been keeping an eye on spending at the Glen Ellyn-based community college.


    February 2015 set to tie for coldest on record

    Rockland Elementary School custodian Angelo Buttitta is bundled up while directing traffic as temperatures dipped into the single digits earlier this month in Libertyville.

    Feb 28, 2015 7:39 PM

    After a subzero Saturday, this month is set to tie for the coldest February in recorded Chicago history. Here’s a look at the meteorological highs and lows of the month, by the numbers.


    31-year-old N. Carolina cold case leads to Streamwood?

    The reconstructed face of the boy found in North Carolina.

    Feb 27, 2015 5:30 AM

    Does the solution to a 31-year-old North Carolina cold case lie in Streamwood? Law enforcement and child welfare authorities hope a newly reconstructed photo of a teenager — who died in 1984 and who may have attended Streamwood High School — will help identify him, and finally close the case.


    W. Dundee walk raises funds for clean water

    Sweta Patel, a volunteer from Bloomingdale, tests a water filter during Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley’s Walk-A-Thon Saturday. The event raised funds for installing filters in Guatemala.

    Feb 28, 2015 7:41 PM

    About 200 people did laps inside Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee Saturday morning, many of them power-walking six to seven miles. It wasn't a shopping rush. “Knowing that you're helping someone, that’s what keeps me going,” said Elgin mom Gabriela Maya of a walk-a-thon benefitting Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley.

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