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Standoff near Naperville ends peacefully

A standoff situation with a suicidal man in an industrial building in an unincorporated area near Naperviile’s south side resolved peacefully Monday evening. Will County sheriff’s officers responded to the Wheatland Industrial Park, 10S160 Ramm Drive, after receiving a call at 1:30 p.m. from the man’s father who said his son was suicidal, Will County […]

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Metra train hits person near Palatine

Metra officials said a train headed from Chicago to Harvard on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck and killed a person Saturday night near the Palatine station. Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile said the victim’s age, gender or name has not been identified. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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McHenry man found shot near Lake Villa charged with burglary in Wisconsin

A McHenry man found shot in the parking lot of a Lake Villa-area tavern has been arrested and charged in Wisconsin for burglary to an occupied residence, authorities said. Justin Diedrich, 22, remains in stable condition at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Harry Hoffner, scholar of ancient Near East, 1934-2015

Harry Hoffner, one of the founders of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary and a leading expert on the ancient Near East, died suddenly on March 10 in South Carolina. He was 80. Hoffner, who retired in 2000, was the John A. Wilson Professor Emeritus of Hittitology at the University of Chicago. With Hans Gustav Güterbock, Hoffner […]

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Lake-Cook Road completely reopens after car hits utility pole near Schaeffer Road

Lake-Cook Road has been completely reopened near Buffalo Grove after a car hit a utility pole, authorities said. Sgt. Curtis Gregory of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said the roadway was reduced to one lane in each direction at Schaeffer Road due to a property damage accident at 4:30 a.m. He said the roadway was […]

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Wendy’s restaurant near Maine East to be rebuilt

The Wendy’s restaurant near Maine East High School will be demolished and rebuilt, as part of a remodeling effort at many of the national hamburger chain’s buildings. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Smoke near Barrington Road part of forest preserve work

If you saw a plume of black smoke north of Interstate 90 near Barrington Road, officials say it’s nothing to worry about. Forest Preserves of Cook County Spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis said the preserve was conducting a controlled burn near the Crabtree Nature Center in that area Tuesday afternoon. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local […]

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Man, 70, killed in high-rise fire on Near West Side

Man, 70, killed in high-rise fire on Near West Side Fire crews were called to the high-rise building at 300 South Damen Avenue about 11:15 p.m. Saturday and arrived on the scene shortly afterwards, said Chicago Fire Department District Chief Jerry Knapp. Responders were told there was a fire inside a … Full News here […]

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Officials: Smoking near oxygen tanks caused Rolling Meadows fire

Smoking near oxygen tanks is being blamed for a Rolling Meadows condominium fire last week that left one man dead and displaced residents of nearly 50 units, police said Tuesday. The blaze killed Kenneth Vansickle, 55, who lived in the unit where the fire started. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Pedestrian killed by train near Round Lake

A person was struck and killed by an outbound Metra train Thursday night between the Round Lake and Long Lake stations, authorities said. The unidentified victim was struck just before 6 p.m. near the intersection of Fairfield Road and Long Lake Road, which runs parallel to the Milwaukee District North Line tracks. Full News here […]

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Batavia won’t revisit opening road near Aurora subdivision

Wagner Road will remain gated off at Mesa Lane in Aurora, for now. Batavia aldermen Tuesday tabled an idea to ask Aurora to take the gate down and let residents of an Aurora neighborhood use Mesa to get to Kirk Road, instead of traversing Batavia streets. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Two people charged with possession of drugs, ammunition near Waukegan High School

Two Waukegan residents face felony charges for possessing drugs within a half block of Waukegan High School’s Washington Campus, authorities said Friday. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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New Green Line station open near McCormick Place

New Green Line station open near McCormick Place The station opens just days after Chicago “crossed the rubicon,” as Emanuel put it, by attracting 50.2 million annual visitors to the city. “One of the things McCormick Place was missing was the ability to attract foreign shows because people from … Full News here – Read […]

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Homeless housing plan near Lake Zurich delayed by appeal

Plans to place chronically homeless people with mental illness in a building near Lake Zurich are on hold after a residents’ group appealed the decision by a Lake County agency to grant an occupancy permit. Residents for an Engaged Community, a group that includes members from Lake Zurich and Hawthorn Woods, objected to the permit […]

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Sheriff: Bodies found near car of missing Georgia couple

Sheriff: Bodies found near car of missing Georgia couple … were deceptive and false," Steverson said. He said investigators believe Towns was attempting to rob the couple, and there is no evidence that he owned the type of car the Runions were looking to buy. Associated Press. Copyright © 2015, Chicago … Full News here […]

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