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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Columns | Rozner: Cubs-White Sox rivalry? Not reallyWith one team rebuilding and the other trying to return to the World Series, it's hard to call the Cubs and White Sox a rivalry.
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."
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.
Crime | Attorney general warns public about flood damage scamsIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul says scammers often move quickly into communities that have experienced flood damage, using the opportunity to "pressure people into making quick and often expensive decisions about cleanup and construction work." Scammers often take the form of an insurance adjuster who goes door to door, the attorney general said.
Politics | Medicaid legislation generates optimism for reformIllinois lawmakers took several steps this legislative session to increase efficiencies in the state's Medicaid managed care system, which has been widely panned by high-volume providers since its inception in 2011. Legislation that was approved unanimously in both chambers now awaits Gov. J.B. Pritzker's signature.
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