Hayes wins Arlington Heights mayoral race
Arlington Heights residents tapped longtime board member Tom Hayes as the next village president, according to unofficial results last night. Hayes will be the first new village president in 20 years, after Mayor Arlene Mulder chose not to run for another term. Full story.
Meanwhile, 4th village board seat up for grabs
Twenty-two votes is all that separates Bert Rosenberg and Norman Breyer for the fourth remaining Arlington Heights village board seat. With all 64 Arlington Heights precincts counted last night, Rosenberg has 6,536 votes and Breyer 6,514. But absentee votes remain to be counted. Full story.
Des Plaines votes in youngest mayor
Des Plaines residents picked the 3rd Ward Alderman Matt Bogusz, 26, to lead the village. Unofficial results from last night show Bogusz received almost twice as many votes as current Des Plaines Mayor Tony Arredia. Full story.
Wheeling elects Argiris as mayor
Wheeling Village Board member Dean Argiris defeated incumbent Mayor Judy Abruscato in last night's village president race. Argiris has been on the board since 2001 and also serves on the board of the Chicago Executive Airport. Full story.
Former Mayor Amrich elected in Island Lake
Island Lake residents said goodbye to current Mayor Debbie Herrmann last night and welcomed back a former Mayor Charles Amrich. Unofficial vote totals showed Amrich soundly ahead. Amrich served as mayor previously from 1985 to 2005. Full story.
Hoffman Estates voters give McLeod a 4th term
William McLeod will be serving a fourth term as mayor after beating Ray Kincaid by 356 votes. Full story.
McLaughlin unseats Abboud in Barrington Hills
Two-term Barrington Hills Village President Robert Abboud conceded defeat to challenger Martin McLaughlin Tuesday night. "I think the village is going to have a new village president," Abboud said. "I think the electorate was looking for some change and I'm sure Mr. McLaughlin will bring it." Full story.
Bartels appears out as president in East Dundee
Village President Jerald Bartels lost to Trustee Lael Miller by 19 votes, according to unofficial results. With all precincts reporting, Miller had 265 votes, while Bartels had 246 votes. Full story.
Gurnee mayor returns for third term
Mayor Kristina Kovarik returns for another term after unofficial results last night showed a decisive victory over Trustee Kirk Morris. Morris related his loss to the 10 percent voter turnout within the village. Full story.
Rogina wins in St. Charles
In a four-way race for St. Charles mayor focused on growth, Alderman Ray Rogina proved to have the vision voters wanted. Rogina takes over for outgoing Mayor Don DeWitte, who has led the city since 2005. Full story.
Elgin leans toward Prigge, Gavin, Rauschenberger and Dunne
In Elgin's race for four 4-year seats on the city council, four pulled ahead. According to unofficial results last night, John Prigge, Terry Gavin, Carol Rauschenberger and Richard Dunne led the pack of 13 candidates. Full story.
Complete election coverage available
For complete election coverage and updated results, visit the Daily Herald's Election 2013 database. Full story.
Cloudy and only 38 degrees when you head out the door this morning, and temperatures are only expected to increase to 46 degrees with rain this afternoon. It will drop to 40 degrees overnight tonight. Full story.
Roadwork continues on Charles J. Miller Road in McHenry between Green Street and River Road. The construction is expected to last through October. Full story.
Emery looking better and better as Hawks goaltender
Ray Emery continued to make a strong case to be the Blackhawks' starter in Game 1 of the playoffs when he turned aside all 20 shots he faced in a 1-0 win over Minnesota at Xcel Energy Center last night. Full story.
Cubs' bats heat up in nick of time
Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood ran his pitch count to 48 after 2 innings, thanks to some shaky defense, but recovered to go 6 and a third, picking up strength as last night went on. The Cubs' bats thawed as the team got two big two-out hits to drive in runs in the seventh and eighth innings. And to top it all off, exiled closer Carlos Marmol picked up the win in the Cubs' 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Full story.