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Schaumburg native to appear on 'Undercover Boss'
Former Schaumburg High School and Harper College football player Jeff Dudan will be featured on the season finale of "Undercover Boss" on CBS at 7 p.m. Sunday night, May 29.
Dawn Patrol: Gliniewicz could lose pension; man accused in murder can stay with son
Lawmaker's plan could eventually take away Gliniewicz pension. Barrington man accused of killing wife can stay with son for now. Suspect who cops say hit officer with car arrested. Clerk injured in Aurora armed robbery. Tip leads to Aurora fugitive wanted on federal drug charges. Mom sentenced to prison for disabled daughter's death hospitalized. Hammel stars on mound, plate in Cubs' rout of Cardinals. Sale finally stumbles as White Sox fall to Cleveland.
BBQ, pho restaurants open in Arlington Heights
Two new restaurants, both owned by husband-wife pairs -- are open in downtown Arlington Heights and ready for summer crowds.
Poutine chain coming to Lake Zurich, Naperville
Ryan Smolkin has tabbed Lake Zurich and Naperville as the right places to start spreading his love for poutine -- a Canadian delicacy of fries, gravy and cheese curds -- in the Chicago area.
Girls soccer: Geneva stuns St. Charles East
Geneva freshman forward Jenna Dominguez might've been soft-spoken in the postgame interview, but her actions on the field were indeed the loudest Tuesday night.
Lawmaker's plan could eventually take away Gliniewicz pension
A suburban Republican lawmaker wants to prevent Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow of receiving benefits from her late husband's police pension if she's eventually convicted of wrongdoing.
Naperville named wealthiest city in the Midwest
Naperville has been ranked the richest city in the Midwest in a list by personal finance website NerdWallet.
Mom sentenced to prison for disabled daughter's death hospitalized
Four days after she was incarcerated at Cook County jail for the 2015 death of her severely disabled daughter, Bonnie Liltz was admitted to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in Chicago, her attorney said.
Hawthorn Woods residents share concern over plan for gas station, homes
Some residents expressed their disapproval Tuesday night over plans for a gasoline station, car wash and homes at Route 22 and Quentin Road in Hawthorn Woods.
Bartlett police arrest three in home burglary, seek fourth suspect
Two men and a juvenile face residential burglary charges after Bartlett police arrested them Saturday night while responding to a burglary in progress at a home in the 100 block of Wilcox Drive.
DuPage reopens newly renovated animal shelter
Dogs and cats are expected to have a better, quieter stay at DuPage County's Animal Care and Control facility after a roughly $930,000 renovation of the building.
Imrem: Kendrick Nunn dismissal sends important message sent to Illini community
The University of Illinois did the right thing Tuesday by dismissing Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team.
Memorial Day weekend in suburbs: Parades, tributes and more
Somber ceremonies, patriotic parades and fun-filled fests: Our guide to Memorial Day weekend in the suburbs.
How the odds are stacked against East Aurora students
Too many students on the east side of Aurora face a bleak future because of poverty - their own and that of their school district, East Aurora Unit District 131. In another chapter of our ongoing Generations at Risk series, we examine how difficult getting an education can be for the very poor.
Time of the essence to save Viking ship in Geneva
Friends of the Viking Ship are racing time to preserve the replica that reminded the world Scandinavians were sailing to the New World well before Christopher Columbus.
Editorial: Troubling signs with Route 53's Lake County extension at a crossroads
A Daily Herald editorial says the Illinois tollway board should think twice - and in the open - about spending up to $50 mlilion to continue to study a Route 53 extension proposal that has lost key local support.
Chicago Blackhawks reach deals with 3 international prospects
The Chicago Blackhawks have reached agreements with goaltender Lars Johansson, defenseman Michal Kempny and forward Martin Lundberg on one-year contracts, team officials announced Tuesday.
Lisle residents oppose plan to refinance sports complex debt
Some Lisle residents want Lisle to delay refinancing of $4.2 million in debt related to the construction 12 years ago of the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.
Schaumburg settles 15th lawsuit against former undercover cops
Schaumburg trustees Tuesday approved the 15th settlement stemming from lawsuits filed against the village over the actions of former undercover police officers. At $90,000, the settlement with plaintiff Victor Alvarado of Elk Grove Village is the largest to date.
Barrington man accused of killing wife can stay with son for now
A Barrington man accused of killing his wife after an argument will stay with his son while a judge determines whether he should be hooked up to an electronic home monitoring device.
Big R might be coming soon to Lake in the Hills
Retail group Big R plans to occupy the vacant Dominick's property at Algonquin and Randall roads in Lake in the Hills.
Tip leads to Aurora fugitive wanted on drug charges
An ex-Aurora man, a federal fugitive, has been arrested in Chicago and charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
Softball: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school softball results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Storms moving in Wednesday afternoon
Storms are expected to move into the area Wednesday afternoon but are not expected to produce any widespread severe weather, according to AccuWeather.com.
Buffalo Grove students win entrepreneurship contest
A team from Buffalo Grove High School wowed a group of investors last week at the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 Startup Showcase -- and wound up with $2,500 in startup money for their business concept, which started when one team member was doing the laundry.
Excellent service, fun atmosphere draws for Geneva's Rascals Tavern
Cozy is hardly the way to describe most sports bars, but it fits Rascals Tavern & Grill in downtown Geneva, one of those "Cheers"-type establishments where first-timers are welcomed like old friends.
Jail, probation in Aurora sexting case
An Aurora man has admitted to sexting a 15-year-old girl and was sentenced to two years of probation, according to Kane County court records.
Girls soccer: Brodjian's boot lifts Barrington
With a superb left-footed volley, Anna Brodjian drove the game-winner past a diving Kelsey Stone for Barrington's 1-0 victory over Fremd in the Palatine girls soccer sectional semifinal
Naperville restaurant prepares to reopen after minor fire
A small kitchen fire struck Cuisine of India in Naperville on Tuesday, but the owner says his restaurant plans to reopen soon.
Challenged schools like East Aurora find a payoff in innovation
School districts in poverty-stricken areas have discovered that there is a benefit to thinking outside the box. There's no magic bullet to lead students out of poverty, but there may be different ways to engage them -- and keep them in school -- as East Aurora High and other poor schools are finding.
Girls soccer: Metea Valley perseveres against Naperville Central
Metea Valley persevered for a 2-1 victory against Naperville Central in a Class 3A Metea Valley girls soccer sectional semifinal.
Girls soccer: Top-ranked Naperville North eludes Neuqua Valley
Naperville North took a 2-0 victory from Neuqua Valley in a Class 3A Neuqua Valley girls soccer sectional semifinal.
Elk Grove mayor says industrial park is booming
Elk Grove Village's industrial park continues to boom in a big turnaround from seven years ago, Mayor Craig Johnson said in his state of the village address to the GOA Regional Business Association.
Suspect who cops say hit officer with car arrested
Round Lake Beach police said Tuesday that a man suspected of hitting a police officer with a car while fleeing from a store parking lot is in custody.
Baseball: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school baseball results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Boys volleyball: Tuesday, May 24 scoreboard
High school boys volleyball results from games of Tuesday, May 24.
Beyonce adds a little country to her world tour playing Soldier Field
When Beyonce dropped a country tune inside her new visual album, "Lemonade," it was big crossover news. See what the fuss is about when Beyonce brings her "Formation World Tour" to Chicago's Soldier Field at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 27-28.
How to fill those retirement years? Libertyville man builds Viking warship
Libertyville's John Maack satisfies several passions -- learning, woodworking, sailing, staying busy -- by building a replica Viking warship.
Former Hawks player pushes for daily fantasy sports regulation
Chris Chelios, former Blackhawks defenseman, met with lawmakers in Springfield to push for fantasy sports regulation.
Waukegan man accused of trying to sell kilo of cocaine to officer
A Waukegan man has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance after trying to sell a kilogram of cocaine to an undercover officer, authorities said.
New Memorial Day event to honor the fallen in a way 'they'd appreciate'
Two veterans groups are throwing a 1,000 person Memorial Day event called Tribute to the Fallen in Arlington Heights Saturday night.
Restored Glen Ellyn site once again hosting Memorial Day ceremony
Ron Aubrey spearheaded a project to revive a Glen Ellyn park as a memorial for the village's veterans. Families, he says, "come here and feel some sort of bond some sort of affinity to it."
Elgin woman charged with sexually abusing teenage boy
A 52-year-old Elgin woman was ordered held on $200,000 bail Monday on charges she sexually abused a teenage boy from August 2015 to April 2016.
Whom could the Bulls get with the No. 14 pick?
The Bulls didn't move up in Tuesday's draft lottery. So barring a trade, their next task will be to find a good player with the No. 14 pick at the June 23 NBA Draft.
Softball / Top 20
Downers Grove South, West Aurora and Downers Grove North are the top three teams in this week's Daily Herald Top 20 softball rankings.
Softball: Fremd-Elk Grove title match set
Fremd senior Julia Wacker belted a home run on Tuesday and collected 3 RBI as the No. 4-seeded Vikings won 8-0 over No. 13 Glenbard North in the semifinals of the Class 4A Larkin regional in Elgin. Fremd (25-4) advances to play No. 5 Elk Grove (25-6) for the championship on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Larkin High School in Elgin.
Hawthorn Woods gas station, car wash plan on shaky ground
A proposal for a gasoline station and car wash at the northeast corner of Route 22 and Quentin Road in Hawthorn Woods has landed on shaky ground after a village advisory panel's review.
Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Geneva poisoning murder case
The administrator of Eduardo Gutierrez's estate has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against his wife, Julia, who is accused of fatally poisoning him at their Geneva home in January.
Girls soccer: St. Charles North escapes Bartlett in OT
St. Charles North's girls soccer team defeated Bartlett 3-2 in overtime Tuesday to advance to Friday's Class 3A Bartlett sectional final at Millennium Field in Streamwood.
Iowa gets the call from Benet's Doyle
Benet's Kathleen Doyle reconsiders, picks University of Iowa to continue her basketball career
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