Dawn Patrol: Hamilton abruptly resigns; Kane extends points streak

  • College of DuPage board Chairwoman Kathy Hamilton announced her resignation Sunday.

      College of DuPage board Chairwoman Kathy Hamilton announced her resignation Sunday. Mark Black | Staff Photographer, April 2015

Updated 12/14/2015 5:49 AM

Hamilton unexpectedly resigns from COD board

After only seven months as the chairwoman of the College of DuPage board, Kathy Hamilton unexpectedly resigned Sunday, according to a letter addressed to COD students, faculty and constituents. In the letter, Hamilton cited "personal reasons" for her decision to quit. Full story.


Glen Ellyn-area fire under investigation

Authorities said Sunday they are investigating the cause of large house fire Saturday on the 1S200 block of Mayfield Lane near Glen Ellyn. No one was hurt, but three cars were destroyed. Full story.

Lego fans pack show at Cantigny

Legomaniacs flocked to Wheaton this weekend as the Northern Illinois Lego Train Club hosted its 14th annual Lego Train show at Cantigny Park's Visitors Center. One exhibit featured a 26-foot-long model of the U.S.S. Missouri battleship complete with the historical scene of the Japanese surrender during World War II. Full story.

Fox Valley grocers fight back in court

A pair of Fox Valley grocery stores being sued by patrons who say they suffered injuries because of the stores' negligence are pushing back against the claims. Full story.

Lincolnshire to vote on unions tonight

The Lincolnshire village board tonight could approve a controversial plan promoted by Gov. Bruce Rauner that would establish the town as a right-to-work zone. Full story.

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Cloudy and 56 degrees this morning. Colder temps move in today as temperatures slowly drop to 45 degrees overnight tonight. Full story.


Intersection reconstruction work is scheduled to cause restrictions in all directions at Fabyan Parkway and Kaneville Road in Geneva until July. Full story.

Kane's streak keeps going in win over Vancouver

Halfway to Gretzky. That's where Patrick Kane is now after recording a point in his 26th straight game during the Blackhawks' 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks at the United Center on Sunday. Read beat writer John Dietz's take here.

Gould showing some tarnish in Bears' loss

For the second straight week, normally reliable kicker Robbie Gould missed a key field goal -- a 50-yarder with 1:40 left that would have tied the game late in the fourth quarter. Instead, the Bears dropped a 24-21 decision at home to Washington. Read beat writer Bob LeGere's take here.

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