Day: May 14, 2018

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub opens in Lake Villa

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub recently opened in Lake Villa as the third suburban location for the growing family business. Located at 10 W. Grand Ave. on the site of the former Blackthorn Grille, Timothy O’Toole’s offers similar fare as Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee, but markets itself more…

Authorities: Elmhurst cop ‘justified’ in shooting burglary suspect

An Elmhurst police officer has been cleared in the Feb. 27 shooting in which he wounded a 43-year-old Chicago man who drove his car at the officer while trying to avoid arrest. In his written ruling Monday, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said officer Alexander…

Severe thunderstorm watch now in effect: Watch for gusts, hail

Another round of rain and thunderstorms is expected to soak the area Monday evening into Tuesday morning, National Weather Service officials said. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire area starting immediately and lasting until 10 p.m. The service warns of…

Illinois expected to accelerate work to legalize sports betting

Efforts to legalize sports betting in Illinois will accelerate as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court decision announced Monday lifting a federal ban, but it could be months before lawmakers take a vote, the state senator who heads the chamber’s gaming committee said. By a…

Glenbard East intern charged with sexually assaulting student

A Lombard woman is free on $50,000 bail after being accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a Glenbard East High School student. Elizabeth Flint, 21, a volunteer intern at the high school, is charged with criminal sexual assault. Prosecutors say Flint, of the 800…

Don’t let your credit die of neglect

Certified financial planner David Rae says he used to think that “anyone who could draw breath” could get an auto loan. Then one of his millionaire clients tried to buy a car — and failed. The 42-year-old client was turned down for a loan because he…

The upside of downsizing on display at Schaumburg tiny home show

Looking to downsize to a smaller home? Really downsize? Then you might be open to some of the homes on display this weekend during the first Chicago Tiny House Show at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg. On the grass overlooking the baseball diamond, about 5,000 visitors showed…

Proposed garbage contract offers mixed bag for Batavia residents

A proposed garbage-pickup contract could save some Batavia residents money, but cost others more. City administrators are recommending the town drop a program where people can either pay $3.40 per 32-gallon can or rent large toters. Instead, all customers would use a 35-gallon toter, at a…

Parkway Bank gets naming rights for Rosemont sports complex

Parkway Bank and Trust Co., already the naming-rights holder on Rosemont’s entertainment district, is extending its brand across the Tri-State Tollway to what’s fast becoming another sprawling village entertainment complex. The Harwood Heights-based bank has acquired the naming rights to the Rosemont-owned women’s softball stadium and…

Navy sailor from Plainfield found dead in Washington state

A Navy sailor from Plainfield who went missing in Washington state more than a week ago was found dead, ABC 7 reported. Jeremiah Adams, 24, an Oswego East High School graduate, had not been seen since May 4 when he went for a day hike in…