Day: May 2, 2018

Fine’s shifts focus to catering, closes Libertyville location

A new direction for one restaurateur in Libertyville included closing a space he has operated for nearly five years. On April 1, Fine’s, a sandwich and salad place along Milwaukee Avenue near Route 176 just south of downtown, hung the “gone fishing” sign and is changing…

Palatine Township supervisor, highway boss spar over appointments

Palatine Township Supervisor Sharon Langlotz-Johnson says criticism over politically connected Aaron Del Mar’s prior appointments to two taxpayer-funded posts played a role in her opposition to his recent placement on a fire district board. Against Langlotz-Johnson’s recommendation, the township board voted 4-1 last week to reappoint…

Two charged with murder in fatal shootings of two Elgin men

Two Chicago men have been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal weekend shootings of two Elgin men in an apartment complex parking lot on the west side of Elgin near Wing Park. Travaris Stevenson. 22, of the 5000 block of W. Congress Parkway, was charged…

Reactions mixed to Maine West’s ouster of Warrior mascot

Reactions both pro and con from students, alumni and American Indian groups came the day after Maine West High School’s decision to do away with its Warrior mascot that performed at athletic events and school assemblies since the late 1970s. Brett Chapman, the Oklahoma attorney and…

Family: Report shows cop didn’t have to shoot, kill Elgin woman

Nothing about a report detailing the March 12 death of Decynthia Clements comes as a shock to the Elgin woman’s family members. But it does reaffirm their belief that the fatal police shooting was unjustified, their attorney said. Clements, 34, was shot three times by Elgin…