News | Elgin police report central part of city 'pretty bad' with downed wires, trees
Multiple suburbs were battered by storms that blew through the area Thursday night. Elgin was one suburb hit particularly hard.
Business | Dream come true for new Mount Prospect Rosati's ownerThe Mount Prospect Rosati's Pizza location originally opened in 1964 by four sons of Chicago restrateur Saverio Rosati is now in the hands of a man whose dream was to own the restaurant.
Crime | Authorities: Woman yelled 'I am a schoolteacher and have COVID-19' before spitting in man's faceA 45-year-old woman is being charged with battery and disorderly conduct after yelling "I am a schoolteacher and have COVID-19" before spitting in a man's face during a confrontation at a Mettawa store last month, authorities said.
Prep Football | No more contact (for now) in high school practices as IHSA tightens Phase 4 guidelinesLess than a week after unveiling Phase 4 of its return-to-play plan, the Illinois High School Association announced in a Thursday email to athletic directors its intention to restrict the plan, with no contact drills and no physical contact among athletes, in addition to an indoor mask mandate.
Education | U-46 considers combination of in-person and remote learning this fallElgin Area School District U-46 students could return to classrooms this fall as part of a combination of in-person instruction and remote learning.
Entertainment | Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Gurnee to open for members July 20, everyone else July 27The Hurricane Harbor water park next to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee will open to park members and season pass holders for a preview week from July 20 to July 26, officials announced Thursday. The water park will be open for the general public starting July 27.
Columns | Constable: Mabley finally gets his wish for a Herald for GlenviewBurt Constable reflects on his longtime deskmate: legendary columnist Jack Mabley, who wasn't just the long-ago mayor of Glenview but also its most vocal advocate.
Illinois | Illinois surpasses 150,000 COVID-19 infections with 1,018 new casesAnother 1,018 Illinois residents are infected with COVID-19, which puts the total number of infections over 150,000 since the outbreak began. It is the first time the state has recorded more than 1,000 new cases in one day since June 5.
Illinois | July 9 COVID-19 cases per county; search by ZIP codeSince the outbreak began, there have been 76,637 cases in the suburbs as of Wednesday, 51% of the state's total, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. There have been 3,632 deaths in the suburbs, representing 51% of all deaths in Illinois.
White Sox | White Sox's taxi squad to train in SchaumburgThe White Sox announced their taxi squad will begin training at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg next week. Some of the Sox's top minor-league prospects are going to be on the taxi roster.
Music | Ravinia Festival names new president/CEOJeffrey P. Haydon, who led the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in New York, has been named the new president and CEO of Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.
Education | District 59 superintendent not coming back after 2021Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 Superintendent Art Fessler, criticized by some in the community for implementing a controversial curriculum, won't return after the upcoming school year, district officials announced Thursday.
Crime | Prosecutors: Buffalo Grove man said he wanted 'to troll people' with racist graffitiBuffalo Grove man who prosecutors say told police he spray-painted racist messages around Arlington Heights "to troll people" was charged with a hate crime and property damage. Josia Biewer was ordered held on $10,000 bail and home confinement Thursday.
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