Dawn Patrol: Patrick Kane accused of sex assault; Trump, America in GOP debate

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks as from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker listen during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland.

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks as from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker listen during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

 
 
Updated 8/7/2015 6:16 AM

Report: Patrick Kane's home searched in assault investigation

Patrick Kane, the Hawks' 26-year-old winger who is supposed to make $13.8 million during the upcoming 2015-16 season, is under investigation after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her, sources told The Buffalo News. Full story.

 

Rozner: Innocent or guilty, Blackhawks' Kane on the road to ruin

Even if he's cleared of all charges, the court of public opinion may not be as kind to Patrick Kane. Kane's image is being cemented as an entitled athlete who can't take care of himself and cares nothing for others, Rozner says. Full story.

GOP debate takes on two topics: America and Trump

A debate between 10 potential candidates for the Republican ticket last night eventually steered toward two broad topics: America and Donald Trump. Trump became the center of the debate's attention from the very beginning, when he was the only candidate who refused to forswear the idea of running a third-party campaign against the Republican party, if he could not be its nominee. Full story.

Antioch mayor appoints new police chief

Antioch officials named a new police chief: former St. Charles officer Steven J. Huffman. Huffman takes over for interim chief John Laskowski and succeeds former permanent chief Craig Somerville. Full story.

Jail guard accused of watching porn with inmates

A Cook County correctional officer and two inmates all face charges after the trio watched pornography on a cellphone in the jail's barbershop, the Cook County sheriff's office said. The charges, announced yesterday by Sheriff Thomas J. Dart's office, stem from an investigation that began in early July. Full story.

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Lake Zurich man accused of Medicare scheme

A Lake Zurich CEO was arrested yesterday after officials say he billed Medicare for as much as $1.2 million in fraudulent or nonexistent treatment for the elderly, the U.S. attorneys office said. Full story.

Weather

Expect a mix of clouds and sun today, with temperatures heating up to around 83 degrees. It will be about 72 degrees when you walk out the door this morning. There's a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms later in the day. Full story.

Traffic

There is light traffic throughout the suburbs this morning. A crash is causing delays near 1st Avenue on the outbound Eisenhower. Full story.

Maddon manages to win for Chicago Cubs

Cubs manager Joe Maddon may have saved the game last night when he pulled starting pitcher Jason Hammel in the fifth after walking the first two batters of the inning. The Cubs led the Giants 5-0 after two innings, but the Giants got 2 back in the fourth on a homer by Brandon Belt. Full story.

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