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08/15/2018 10:26 PM
Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies
Evan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1 win over the Colorado Rockies to snap a five-game skid

08/15/2018 10:24 PM
Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5
Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5

08/15/2018 10:23 PM
Section of Schaumburg Road closed due to crash
Schaumburg Road was shut down between Plum Grove Road and Summit Drive.

08/15/2018 10:22 PM
Electrical problem may cause District 118 to cancel school Thursday
The second day of classes at Wauconda Unit District 118 could be canceled Thursday because of an electrical problem affecting all six school buildings, officials say.

08/15/2018 10:04 PM
Rain postpones Boomers, will pick up tomorrow
The Schaumburg Boomers were three batters into a game with the Windy City ThunderBolts when the skies opened and rain forced a postponement of the contest.

08/15/2018 09:59 PM
Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4
Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 in his first game with his new team

08/15/2018 09:56 PM
Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win
Melky Cabrera lofted a go-ahead two-run homer into the left-field seats in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3, extending their winning streak to five games

08/15/2018 07:47 PM
Northwest Community Hospital marks 5,000th robotic surgery
Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights has been doing more and more surgeries using the da Vinci robot. On Wednesday, the hospital celebrated its 5,000th.

08/15/2018 07:40 PM
Democrat leaving DuPage County Board race
A DuPage County Board candidate is planning to withdraw before the November election to help a fellow a Democrat in the race.

08/15/2018 06:58 PM
Downtown Elgin street buzzing with new restaurants, more
Cafe Revive opened last month, and a sushi place and pizza joint are expected to follow suit within the next two months in downtown Elgin.

08/15/2018 05:54 PM
School buses are back on the road. Here's what you need to know to avoid a ticket.
Kids are throwing on backpacks and heading back to class, and with it, parents face the stress of school mornings. Resist the rush and don't ignore school bus traffic laws, or face a three-month driver's license suspension.

08/15/2018 05:04 PM
DuPage authorities mum on body found in West Chicago
DuPage County and local law enforcement agencies remain tight-lipped about the discovery of a body found in West Chicago.

08/15/2018 04:12 PM
Images: Readers share back-to-school photos
Daily Herald readers share their back-to-school photos.

08/15/2018 04:04 PM
Ducks race promotes, preserves Riverwalk in Naperville
Colorful ducks raced down the DuPage River on Wednesday in Naperville in a fundraiser for a group that benefits the Riverwalk.

08/15/2018 03:56 PM
District 205 delays vote on referendum after superintendent applies for another job
Apparently blindsided by the news that Superintendent David Moyer was seeking another job, Elmhurst Unit District 205 school board members postponed a vote a possible referendum to Monday -- the last day they have to put a question on the November ballot.

08/15/2018 02:21 PM
New taxes to fund a $10 million flood-control project in Mundelein
After months of discussions, Mundelein trustees will create two taxes to fund a $10 million flood-control project.

08/15/2018 02:20 PM
Police: Robbery suspect fought officer in Naperville
A suspect found blocks from a Naperville gas station he is accused of robbing Tuesday night is facing three felony charges and a misdemeanor.

08/15/2018 02:19 PM
Panel: Addiction is a disease and heroin, opioid abuse signs are common
Drug addiction is a disease, not a moral failure, which was one message this week at the "Heroin Highway" presentation in Elgin.

08/15/2018 01:56 PM
Food truck coming to Long Grove plaza
A Long Grove plaza off a busy thoroughfare has gained village board permission to host a food truck belonging to a potential restaurant tenant under a village test program.

08/15/2018 12:30 PM
Aurora man's call to service helps veterans improve their homes
He served 12 years in the Air Force and now he's vice president of a charity that helps make home repairs for veterans in the suburbs.