Dawn Patrol: Schaumburg woman talks about killing disabled daughter

Bonnie Liltz on killing her daughter: 'She stayed asleep'

On May 27, 2015, Liltz fed her daughter a combination of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and then tried to kill herself in Schaumburg. Liltz, who battled cancer and other serious health issues, said she thought she was dying and had no choice. Full story here.

  Just before noon Monday, a Jaguar and a GMC envoy speeding north on Orchard Road struck a semitrailer truck turning south onto Orchard while exiting from eastbound I-88, according to the Kane County sheriff's office. Bev Horne/

Fatal crash could be tied to Aurora shootings

Two people are dead and three others are in the hospital after a late Monday morning, three-vehicle crash along Orchard Road at the north intersection of Interstate 88 in Aurora, authorities said. Authorities believe the crash could be related to two separate shootings in the Aurora area. Full story here.

GPS tracker remains on St. Charles battery suspect, for now

The woman Scott Turyna is accused of beating and trying to shoot in May 2016 told a judge Monday that she is "scared to death" of what will happen to her if a GPS tracker is removed. Full story here.

Island Lake annexes Kemper Valve property

Anticipating future company growth, Island Lake officials have agreed to annex 39 acres of farmland owned by the Kemper Valve & Fittings Corp. Full story here.

Streamwood to consider new 100-foot cellular pole

Streamwood trustees are scheduled to vote Thursday on a 100-foot-tall cellular pole proposed by AT&T Mobility for a commercially zoned site adjacent to the Arthur L. Janura Forest Preserve at the northwest corner of Bartlett and Schaumburg roads. Full story here.

Families flock to Pumpkinfest at Didier Farms

Small children crawled over a sea of orange looking for bigger and bigger pumpkins Monday during Pumpkinfest at Didier Farms in Lincolnshire. Full story here.


Some clouds and cool this morning with temperatures in the 40s. Highs today in the upper 60s, with lows tonight around 50. Full story.


No major delays to report early. Work is causing restrictions on Route 59 in both directions between Route 132 and Grand Avenue near Fox Lake. Full story.

Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks to reporters Monday in Chicago. The Cubs play the Dodgers tonight at Wrigley Field in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. Associated Press

Cubs know this year's Dodgers are different

The 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers look a lot like the 2016 Chicago Cubs. That is, they were the best team in baseball during the regular season, and they're playing like they want to prove it in the National League Championship Series. Full story here.

Amos' hard work paying off for Bears

Had Chicago Bears safety Quintin Demps not suffered a fractured arm in Week 3, Adrian Amos probably wouldn't have been on the field Sunday to make the first interception of his three-year career and take it 90 yards for a touchdown. And the Bears might not have defeated the Ravens in Baltimore 27-24 in overtime. Full story.

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