Day: May 9, 2018

Searches find nothing regarding Batavia man missing in Montana

A Batavia man remains missing 11 days after his car was discovered abandoned in a tiny Montana town. The Stillwater County sheriff’s department reported Tuesday rescuers searched an additional 200 to 250 acres Monday near Reed Point for Paul Batson and found nothing. Batson’s cellphone is…

Fox Lake parents, police, seeking missing teen

The parents of a Fox Lake teen that has been missing since Sunday is asking people who may have seen the girl to call police. Sydney Weber, 15, took a ride-share to a Dunkin’ Donuts in Gurnee, where the teen met up with another vehicle and…

Temporary train exhibit rolls into DuPage Children’s Museum

When curious eyes gaze out the window of the DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville, they might catch a glimpse of a passing Metra or freight train, traveling along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line to or from Chicago. Soon, kids won’t have to turn their attention…

Students are paying more to community colleges while enrollment drops

While enrollment is dropping at suburban community colleges, the average amount spent by students on tuition and fees is on the rise. That trend follows years of enrollment growth and steady tuition rates. related advertisement graphic Tuition and enrollment     At the end of 2017,…

Wheaton cop in lawsuit: My age, gender got me demoted

A veteran Wheaton police officer has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming she was passed over for promotions and demoted because of her age and gender. Jill Uhlir, a 19-year employee, claims she was denied promotions to the rank of sergeant despite having more seniority and…

Fact check: Trump’s remarks on withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — In withdrawing the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump outlined a rationale that contradicted the analyses of U.S. and foreign intelligence sources. A look at his remarks Tuesday, announcing that the U.S. was getting out of the deal and re-imposing sanctions…

Lands’ End opens first store in 20 years in suburbs

Lands’ End recently opened its first new retail location in 20 years in Kildeer. The 5,000-square-foot store is at 20291 N. Rand Road. It’s the first of four to six stores Lands’ End expects to open in 2018. This new store features casual clothing and accessories…

No one injured in Hoffman Estates house fire

No one was injured in a house fire in east-central Hoffman Estates around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Pat Fortunato, Hoffman Estates fire chief, said the home on the 1400 block of Gentry Road was on fire when the first firefighters arrived. related advertisement   “First arriving companies…