Day: July 10, 2018

Cheap Trick, Lucky Boys Confusion to perform at Last Fling in Naperville

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Cheap Trick and DuPage County-native punk rockers Lucky Boys Confusion will be the Sept. 2 headliners at Naperville’s Last Fling. The bands will perform during the third day of the Naperville Jaycees annual Labor Day weekend celebration in downtown.…

Plans for new hotel resurface in Arlington Heights

The developer behind a previously rejected hotel on the south side of Arlington Heights is bringing back a revised proposal in hopes of winning approval from the village board. The latest plans, calling for a 9-story, 62-room hotel attached to the European Crystal banquet hall, is…

Mission BBQ restaurant opening July 16 in Gurnee

Mission BBQ, a fast casual restaurant chain that pays tribute to military, police and fire personnel, is opening a new restaurant in Gurnee Monday, July 16. This is the 70th location for the growing company and the second location in Illinois for the restaurant known for…

Some long-haul Metra riders get fare break

The long commute remains, but some Metra riders in the railroad’s outermost communities will get a break on fares as the agency consolidates certain zones next week. The move isn’t permanent. Instead, Metra will test the new program for a year as one of a series…

Leak at Fermilab contained; no injuries reported

Fermilab officials said no one was hurt after a leak in a sulfuric acid tank at the facility in Batavia Monday afternoon. An employee first noticed a “pinhole-sized leak” in a 400-gallon tank filled with sulfuric acid at about 2:30 p.m., according to a news release.…

Trump nominates Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation’s highest court further to…