Illinois | Son says he watched roof crush father when tornado hit Belvidere theater during concert
The National Weather Service said Saturday it was indeed a tornado that struck a Belvidere theater where a roof collapsed and killed a 50-year-old man during a rock concert Friday night. The man's sister said he was a car and heavy metal enthusiast who attended the concert with his son -- who saw the roof collapse on his father.
DuPage County | Somewhere to go: DuPage County eyes crisis hub to address mental health care needsPublic health officials in DuPage County think they've found a way to improve mental health care that reduces emergency room visits, gets people the help they need and helps keep some facing arrest out of the county jail -- with a behavioral health crisis hub at the county complex in Wheaton.
Columns | How much in COVID-19 grant funds did suburban businesses get, and what more is coming?Suburban businesses have received 37% of the more than half a billion dollars in COVID-19 relief grants issued by the state so far, and more money is being made available this month.
Politics | These Northwest suburban races have generated controversy ahead of Tuesday's electionSome races for Northwest suburban and Lake County municipal offices and school boards have generated controversy -- and more than a little public attention -- ahead of Tuesday's election.
News | Suburban Skyview: Solar panels atop Techny Prairie Activity Center in NorthbrookThis week's Suburban Skyview column gives a birds-eye view of the 833 solar panels on the roof of the Techny Prairie Activity Center in Northbrook that produce energy to operate the Net Zero Energy Building.
Politics | Decision time: Big mayoral races on the ballot in Elgin, NapervilleWho will replace Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico? Will Dave Kaptain win a fourth term in Elgin or will voters hand the reins to challenger Corey Dixon? Voters in Oak Brook also will be choosing a new village president in Tuesday's election.
Crime | Lake Villa man charged with attemped murder after shooting at policeA Lake Villa man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he shot up multiple squad cars and tried to break into several homes in McHenry overnight.
Editorial | A summary of endorsements in local electionsElection Day is Tuesday for candidates for local community college, school board and municipal offices. Here are the Daily Herald's endorsements in selected suburban contests. Municipal Boards
Blackhawks | Toews keeps it simple, gets on scoresheet in return to action for BlackhawksIt's no surprise that Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews admitted he might be a bit nervous before taking the ice against New Jersey on Saturday.
Columns | Sound check: John Mayer tickets, Summer Camp On the Road, Depeche ModeSinger John Mayer hits town Friday (with tickets for a fall show, too); Depeche Mode plays the United Center; the Elgin Symphony Orchestra performs "The Music of Star Wars" and Summer Camp On the Road hosts two nights of local greats at Martyrs'.
News | Pope Francis leaves hospital: 'Still alive,' he quipsA chipper-sounding Pope Francis was discharged Saturday from the Rome hospital where he was treated for bronchitis, quipping to journalists before being driven away that he's "still alive."
Business | UpRising Bakery will downsize menu as it looks for new location, owner saysThe community has spoken and it wants her to remain open, UpRising Bakery and Cafe owner Corinna Sac said. Its location will likely be somewhere other than Lake in the Hills, though, Sac said.
News | 'Understand each other': How holy month of Ramadan works, as seen at Lake in the Hills mosqueMuslims across the suburbs and world, including members of American Muslim Community Organization in Lake in the Hills, are observing the Islamic holy month of fasting, prayer, charity, fellowship and reflection. Here's a peek into its traditions.
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